Parts & Supply Chain

Supply Chain

AAR offers our customers and vendor partners innovative solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of the aviation marketplace. AAR is the industry leader in value-added supply chain solutions, with services ranging from simple airframe and engine parts support to complete supply chain management programs.

Customer Benefits

  • Cost-effective, turnkey solutions lower overall operating costs, improve fill rates and ensure on-time delivery.
  • Comprehensive support from a single source — with an extensive product offering —allows you to consolidate your vendor base focus, giving you more time to focus on core competencies and streamline operations.
  • Streamlined supply chain and customized inventory management solutions help reduce investment in surplus inventory and minimize operational expenses.
  • Design improvements and new product development open new markets for our vendor partners and help to drive down our customer’s overall cost of ownership.
  • Superior IT infrastructure, repair services, and logistics expertise enables AAR to provide solutions customized to meet the specific needs of our customers.
Task: Provide fleet logistics sustainment, including commercial depot and site support, for the Navy's C-40A Clipper fleet.
AAR Solution: Leverage AAR’s commercial best practices in flight-hour support and utilize our broad range of services & facilities across the U.S. - parts supply at Chicago warehouse & 5 Navy Air Stations; heavy maintenance at MRO in Oklahoma City, landing gear repair in Miami, and component repair shop in New York. Subcontract with industry leaders for engines (Lockheed Martin) and 14 CFR Part 121 certificate holder (United Airlines).
Results: AAR Integrated Supply Chain Solutions chosen as prime contractor for a 5-year, $105M award.