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The Wichita factor: Textron Aviation’s consolidated parts hub success

When Beechcraft and Cessna merged in 2014 as part of Textron’s acquisition, the challenge that lay before Kent Long and his team was integrating the parts operations of two different airplane manufacturers.


September 22, 2017
By The Wichita Eagle

Everything between the two manufacturers was different. Different systems to manage parts inventory. Different ways to distribute those parts. And different locations from which to distribute them. | READ MORE