Gartner Research

Aerospace and Defense Commercial Supply Chain Outlook, 2019

Published: 13 August 2019

ID: G00390162

Analyst(s): Chuck Colbert


Long backlogs for new aircraft, cost reduction efforts and continued M&A drive significant volatility in the A&D industry. This research helps supply chain leaders within commercial A&D organizations successfully navigate an evolving landscape in collaboration with their customers and suppliers.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Involve Your Supply Chain Organization Early in the M&A Process to Identify Actions That Will Contribute to Cost Savings
  • Implement Supply Chain Cost Optimization Strategies to Address SWaP-C Demands in Modernizing Legacy A&D Systems
  • Position Supply Chain to Deliver Value and Support the Digital Strategy

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