Aircraft Hardware West Expands Vendor Managed Inventory Services Nationally with Multi-Year Unilode Aviation Solutions VMI Contract

Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Unilode Aviation Solutions manages the world’s largest outsourced fleet of ULDs and owns the largest global network for the maintenance and repair of containers, pallets and inflight foodservice equipment. Aircraft Hardware West (AHW) entered a multi-location/multi-year vendor managed inventory (VMI) hardware logistics, provisioning, and delivery program. Powered by AHW’s state-of-the-art VMI operating platform, Unilode can now eliminate the costs of in-scope hardware while maintaining physical demand levels on-site which are required to support repair and production areas in their facilities. The service has been set-up at Unilode in Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), Chicago (ORD), Houston, (IAH), and Hawaii (HNL), with the following locations expected in 2020: New York (JFK), New Jersey (EWR), Cincinnati (CVG), Dulles (IAD), Miami (MIA), and Santiago Chile (SCL). Bobby Arranaga, Director of Service Delivery and Program Manager for the deployment of this solution states “It was easy for [...]