Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Aerospace & Defense



  • Report Details: This report is based on analysis of financial balance sheet and income statement data for the period of 2000-2012 and interactions with clients in the aerospace & defense industry in supply chain strategy engagements.
  • Objective: To use financial balance sheet and income statement data coupled with recent research to better understand the state of aerospace & defense manufacturers in the global supply chain environment.
  • Hypothesis: Aerospace & defense manufacturers deal with an unprecedented amount of challenges in their supply chain stemming from sourcing and platform complexity, cost pressure, low margins, cyclical growth cycles and governmental regulations. Supply chain excellence is an avenue to address these issues and raise the bar for performance.


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