For aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) providers – and airline operators as well – achieving the highest levels of on-time performance is vital to maximizing profitability. Aircraft and engines are very expensive assets, and protracted downtimes can take a heavy toll on airlines’ bottom lines. The aim for MRO providers is to reduce turnaround times and get aircraft off the ground and into the air as quickly as possible – while ensuring excellent customer service as well as compliance with industry standards and regulations.
Being able to deliver this speed and quality of service is no small or simple feat, given the degree of complexity in aviation MRO operations. MRO providers must thus be capable of handling unexpected shifts in demand and dynamically utilizing critical resources such as high-skilled workers, cutting-edge technological tools and costly spare parts.
Maintaining operational agility is the key to elevating performance and profits for companies in the aviation MRO space.
ICRON’s Optimized Decision Making and Supply Chain Optimization solution gives MRO providers the power to boost the speed and efficiency of their operations by enabling them to:
- Gain real-time visibility and control over plant operations and capacity.
- Generate optimal maintenance plans and schedules by considering availability of critical resources such as skilled workforce, tool, workshop space and spare parts.
- Increase the accuracy of completion dates in adherence to promised due dates – thereby improving customer satisfaction.
- Conduct what-if scenario analysis to analyze bottlenecks from various dimensions and determine the best course of action in a pro-active manner.
- Ensure production practices are in compliance with industry standards and regulations.
- Improve resource utilization and productivity through balancing workloads.
- Reduce repair turnaround time and operating costs.
- Reduce overtime costs and increase facility productivity.