The Generic Value Chain In The Airline Industry
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Inbound and outbound logistics:
Regarding inbound & outbound logistics, all components must be shipped to its final destination in time and be cost effective. Or even accomplish the client’s deadline for final delivery. It is essential to develop a cost effective logistics chain and keep track of each stage.
The value chain of a particular aircraft manufacturer is imbedded in a much larger system that consists of hundreds of single value chains. Each value chain shows a relationship between the upstream supply chain and the downstream demand chain. This is called inter-company value chain concept (figure 2). Even small improvements that lead to a better coordination or operational efficiency will have as a result, a great effect on the overall value added to the end product. Figure 2: Integration of the value chain concept
2.2 The Importance of different Operational Value Adding …show more content…
It provides to its customers full-time global customer support. Boeing’s commitment to customer service provides assurances and resources availability to their customers in the aviation and transportation industry so they can enhance their profitability.
Another value added service is Boeing’s Alteon Aviation Training system, which is designed to enhance customer training of the Boeing’s aircrafts. The Alteon system offers advanced computer-based training facilities and full-flight simulators to its customer’s crew training. Again, this is a valuable resource Boeing provides to its customers.
Boeing also provides online information system, “MyBoeingFleet” Web Portal, which provides technical information, applications, and services to its customers to maintain and operate their fleets. By using this system, Boeing and its customers can improve its supply chain management and they will see significant cost savings and inventory efficiency.
3 Operations Strategy
3.1 Determinants of the Operations Strategy
The operations strategy applied in the aerospace industry is dependent on the influential market factors which are deduced from the company’s chosen market position as it can be seen from the target markets of each