jssi parts & leasing signs supply chain services agreement with contour aviation
May 21, 2019
JSSI Parts & Leasing, a division of Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), 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.”