September 2023

‘Evolving landscape sparks changes to inventory management,’ Armando Filho gives insights to AviTrader MRO

Armando Filho, Director of Material management, speaks to AviTrader’s Keith Mwanalushi on strategies for managing surplus inventory.

Filho explains how the aviation industry saw a shortage for aircraft parts post-pandemic and how Vallair are utilising their capabilities within teardown to meet the surplus demand for aircraft parts. “This is primarily due to efficient management of repairs and ensuring that exchange units are aligned with the historical consumption for each type of aircraft. However, this varies a great deal because each customer has been flying under different circumstances, so we need to be flexible and always search for alternative solutions as they are needed,” he comments.

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