Aerospace and Government

Critical supply chain solutions designed specifically for the aerospace industry and government sector.

XPO Logistics is the industry leader and a true innovator in aerospace logistics. Whether it's helping to launch new aircraft or supporting the critical maintenance of in-service aircraft fleets, XPO has the supply chain expertise and technology to propel exceptional performance.

To meet the regulations and requirements of the aerospace industry, we maintain AS 9100 and 9120 certifications for aerospace quality standards. We also support Lean manufacturing programs, as well as comprehensive aerospace supply chain services.

For clients in the government sector, XPO offers extensive experience with all types of government regulatory compliance. We also provide secure storage and robust systems integration with specialized and legacy platforms. Our strong track record in each of these capabilities includes a proven ability to meet stringent requirements for inventory accuracy and quality.

XPO is a trusted provider of logistics services to government agencies, including branches of the U.S. military. We have capabilities for distribution centers with U.S. government facility clearance that are Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) compliant. Our experience includes receipt, storage and shipping of government-owned property and classified materials, including SECRET level materials.

Key services include:

  • Aftermarket support
  • Supply chain consulting
  • Materials management and procurement
  • Managed transportation (including full network optimization)
  • Reverse logistics (including recall management and returns processing)
  • Manufacturing support (including kitting, de-trashing, point-of-use delivery, and bin management)
  • Lead logistics services

In addition, XPO can assist with demand planning, shop floor integration, receiving, inspection/testing, specialized storage, vendor-managed inventory (VMI) and specialized packaging. We can manage service parts distribution programs to maximize aircraft uptime through:

  • Service parts planning
  • Order processing
  • Inventory management
  • Delivery, including aircraft on ground (AOG) support

 

Case Study

A multinational aerospace leader realized $250 million in annual cost reductions when XPO developed a supply chain solution that consolidated global distribution for standardized parts.