Wesco Aircraft strives towards a vision of better serving our customers and suppliers in the global aerospace market. We embrace innovation in product distribution, supply chain logistics, and inventory management to bring effective and agile solutions to the industry.
The Wesco Aircraft advantage is best demonstrated in the true partnerships we develop with customers and suppliers, integrating our resources to provide more seamless interfaces that deliver wide-ranging benefits across the value chain. Our customers value our customer-focused, supply chain solutions; specifically, Wesco’s ability to reduce their capital carrying costs, increase their cash flow, reduce their scrap waste, and improve the quality of their inventory. Our suppliers value the access to more customers, increased visibility into market demand, and reduced finished goods inventory. Wesco remains responsive to business needs and market trends so that we are continuously advancing together.
Since 1953, Wesco Aircraft has built a strong reputation in the global aerospace industry as a leader in distribution and supply chain management solutions. In this complex value chain, we are trusted by OEMs, their subcontractors, Aftermarket service providers, and our suppliers to provide creative solutions that deliver results.
Wesco Aircraft offers more than 563,000 active SKUs, across a range of products including hardware, chemicals, electronic products, bearings, customer designed products, and tooling. Our broad portfolio of on-hand inventory affords Wesco Aircraft the ability to cover our customers’ entire BOMs (Bills of Material) and provide a single-source solution for their projects.
Wesco Aircraft works with customers to develop highly customized service solutions that provide both operational efficiencies and total cost savings. By managing inventory on behalf of our customers, Wesco Aircraft improves on-time delivery, decreases the frequency of production interruptions, elminates part shortages and reduces customers’ inventory burdens.
Wesco Aircraft has more than 50 locations across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific, providing sales, warehousing, quality assurance, procurement and administrative support. By having physical locations in close proximity to our customers, Wesco Aircraft is able to scale its operations and be responsive to our customers' business needs.
With our commitment to Quality Management, Wesco Aircraft works tirelessly to reduce the risk of errors in our customers’ supply chains. Many customers choose to outsource critical Quality Management functions to Wesco Aircraft, relying on our rigorous inspection processes. We are certified to AS9100, AS9120, ISO 9001, ISO 1400 and AC-5600 standards and have a dedicated Quality Assurance team. We also continuously maintain a Global Quality Performance Rating of 99.9%.
Our long-standing industry relationships, scale of operations, and our channel to over 7,000 customers allow Wesco Aircraft to provide optimized inventory management. Wesco Aircraft sources product from over 6,000 suppliers, including major manufacturers in the industry. Collaborating along the value chain, we continually create new solutions for greater efficiency.
Wesco Aircraft is a champion of Continuous Improvement and Lean Six Sigma tools, regularly collaborating with customers and suppliers to identify opportunities for improvement. The resulting implementation plans provide measurable cost reductions and efficiencies for our value chain partners.