Oberpfaffenhofen Germany based aircraft manufacturer Deutsche Aircraft & thyssenkrupp Aerospace have entered into a strategic partnership to develop a material supply chain solution for the D328ecoTM aircraft. Thyssenkrupp Materials Services Thyssenkrupp Aerospace will be responsible for the design of the material planning and procurement processes between multiple material and sub-tier suppliers. Thyssenkrupp Aerospace’s supply chain experts will consult Deutsche Aircraft to develop the basis for a control tower solution that will ensure an optimal coordination of supply flows. A transparent and centralized data assessment stands at the core of the solution, to align demand and supply within the manufacturing network, cutting out obsolete inventories and material shortfalls. The strategic capabilities of thyssenkrupp Aerospace will bring significant benefit across the supply chain and enable taking procurement decisions, in particular in times when global supply chain resilience is being challenged. The digitalization of supply chain flows will enable proactive risk management and anticipate in an advanced risk management culture across the entire supply chain. As one of the world’s leading supply management and Third-Party Logistics service providers in the market for raw materials, thyssenkrupp Aerospace offers end-to-end solutions to build resilient and digital supply chains. The company’s service portfolio is modular and scalable, encompassing all development stages from designing to managing and operating the supply chain for its customers.