Kenya Airways has signed a multi-year
contract for the Embraer Collaborative Inventory Planning (ECIP)
Under the agreement, Embraer will take over the planning
and replenishment of a sizeable portion of Kenya Airways’ spare
parts stock covering the 15 Embraer E190 aircraft operated by the
Main benefits of the ECIP program include guaranteed availability of parts, optimised inventory with reduced inventory holding cost, fixed
spare parts prices, short replenishment lead times and a
door-to-door delivery service.
Ron Lussier, Head of Material Management at
Kenya Airways, said, “With the ECIP program we will be able to
optimize our inventory while at the same time increase the
availability of spare parts for our aircraft.”
Introduced in 2002, the ECIP program takes advantage of Embraer’s
large expendables inventory, global purchasing power, and
sophisticated software to accurately plan and stock contracted
expendables at the best possible pricing.
Airways as a customer for ECIP is a strong endorsement for the
program and Embraer Services in general, proving that our
customers can get the state of the art support of the OEM
(Original Equipment Manufacturer) with a competitive value,” said Johann Bordais, President and CEO at Embraer Services & Support |
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