Why is there so much excitement about hydrogen’s potential for transforming the sustainability of modern air travel, and what practical challenges stand in the way of aviation’s hydrogen-fuelled future?
Some analysts believe the car ownership model could soon be back in the ascendancy due to COVID-19. Suddenly, ride-hailing and other shared mobility options seem less appealing to many of us. What impact is this having on the automotive industry and are there any supply chain implications?
The aerospace industry could never have predicted the crisis that has unfolded this year. With airlines grounded and international travel restrictions only now beginning to lift slightly, demand for replacement aircraft has plummeted and could take several years to recover.
Vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 and 2 component manufacturers should avoid severing relationships with businesses further down their supply chains and look for ways to support them on the way to recovery. Doing so could give them a competitive advantage as the pandemic starts to subside.
As OEMs cut production rates and MRO volumes drop sharply, manufacturers must plan their next move carefully. Paul Adams, Head of Aerospace & Defence, examines what steps companies can take to plan for the post-COVID-19 landscape.
Vendigitial provided supply chain management expertise to Envisage Group, as they answered the Government’s call to assist in the production of more ventilators to support the urgent needs of the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis.