New Supply Chain Services Agreement
GENEVA, May 20, 2019 — EBACE2019 Booth B89 – JSSI Parts & Leasing, a division of Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), today announced it has signed a new supply chain services agreement with Contour Aviation. JSSI Parts & Leasing will provide extensive parts procurement, logistics, and billing support to Contour Aviation’s diverse fleet of business jets.
“We look forward to working closely with Contour Aviation to streamline the procurement and management of parts across their fleet of business jets,” said Jim Sellers, president, JSSI Parts & Leasing. “Each year, we support more than 8,000 maintenance events for clients across virtually every make and model of aircraft. With over 30 years of expertise to draw on, and the global buying power of JSSI behind us, we are uniquely positioned to support the Contour fleet and bring significant time and cost savings to their business.”
Under the agreement, the dedicated JSSI Parts & Leasing parts procurement staff will support all part requests for Contour’s business jets, from the initial request through to ensuring on-time delivery. The team receives itemized orders and provides logistics support and tracking services throughout the order process, including daily parts update reports, shipment updates and core return support. They will also evaluate invoices and purchase orders and coordinate with vendors regarding delayed core billings. Sophisticated consumption analysis and forecasts will be utilized to assist with advanced planning and accurate cost projections, with periodic program and cost performance reviews.
“The JSSI Parts & Leasing team has helped us effectively manage not only parts procurement and logistics but also vendor agreements to streamline tasks, such as timely core exchanges, that ultimately impact our bottom line,” stated Bob McConnell, executive vice president, Contour Aircraft Maintenance. “With the range of business aircraft that we operate, efficient parts management across our expanding fleet will allow us to deliver an even greater level of service to our clients.”
Contour Aviation operates a diverse fleet of business jets available for private charter. The company offers fuel and aircraft handling services at three FBO locations as well as retail aircraft maintenance and avionics at a facility adjacent to its headquarters in Smyrna, TN.
JSSI Parts & Leasing stocks inventory and provides parts to support the day-to-day operational requirements for hundreds of customers, including JSSI, the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry. Services include sourcing and acquiring inventory, assisting with customs and freight management, and arranging for loaner engines during an overhaul or repair. The company’s extensive pricing knowledge and buying power drives down acquisition costs, ultimately securing significant savings for clients.
To learn more about JSSI Parts & Leasing services and additional products and services from JSSI, visit booth #B89 at EBACE2019 or email email@example.com.
About JSSI Parts & Leasing
JSSI Parts & Leasing provides aircraft parts, leasing and supply chain solutions. From a single bolt to a complete engine, customers gain access to a vast inventory of aircraft parts, engines and APUs and a global vendor network to source assets for anything that flies. All backed by the buying power and expertise of one of the largest purchasers of parts and maintenance services in the aviation industry. For more information, visit jssiparts.com.
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
For 30 years, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has been the leading independent provider of maintenance programs to the aviation industry, covering virtually all makes and models of aircraft, engines, and APUs. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible and affordable financial programs and tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining business and commercial jets, turboprops and helicopters. As the creator of the revolutionary Tip-to-Tail® Program, JSSI is the only singlesource provider of this trademarked service. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of certified technical advisors.
Other JSSI services:
• JSSI Advisory Services utilizes JSSI’s technical expertise and global network to inspect aircraft, perform ASA-certified appraisals, assist with maintenance cost planning, manage maintenance events, and provide insurance claims management. JSSI’s dedicated Asset Monitoring Platform (AMP), is available to aviation lenders as a tool to assist in the mitigation of risk and the management of financed aircraft.
• Conklin & de Decker is a leader in aviation research, consulting and education. The mission of Conklin & de Decker is to enable the general aviation industry to make more informed decisions when dealing with the purchase, operation and disposition of aircraft by furnishing objective and impartial information.
For more information, visit www.jetsupport.com.
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Tom Morton, JSSI