ATLANTA, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Servigistics, the world's leading enterprise software solution for Service Lifecycle Management (SLM), announced today that its upcoming Servigistics EXCHANGE 2012, April 24-27 in San Antonio, TX, will host special sessions focused on the specific challenges faced by service organizations in Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industries.
"Optimizing the management of materials for complex assets like aircraft or weapons systems is among the greatest supply chain challenges and Servigistics recognizes that the A&D industry requires unique capabilities for meeting these challenges," says Dave Robbins, vice president, Aerospace and Defense, Servigistics. "EXCHANGE 2012 will give service leaders in this space a focused agenda that addresses best practices and tools for achieving success with the tactical planning required to drive fluid inventory networks, maximize utilization of repairable assets and manage supply positions."
EXCHANGE 2012 will feature a special keynote presentation from Professor John A. "Jack" Muckstadt, U.S. Air Force veteran, Acheson-Laibe Professor of Business Management and Leadership Studies and the Stephen H .Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University's School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (OR&IE). Professor Muckstadt is one of the world's leading authorities in Operations Research, noted for his particular expertise in one of its most challenging fields of study: large scale multi-echelon, multi-indenture service parts supply chains.
Another keynote address will come from Dr. Morris Cohen, co-founder and former chairman of MCA Solutions and Panasonic Professor of Manufacturing & Logistics at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The special A&D agenda will also include a day-long session that addresses key topics such as High Velocity Maintenance, with case studies and best practices from industry experts and peers including the U.S Coast Guard.
Servigistics offers A&D organizations the industry's most specialized and scalable optimization, tunable to fleet availability, system readiness, mission profiles, maintenance schedules or part fill rates with a robust tactical planning model. Underpinned by thirty years of development, the Servigistics solution incorporates the best practices of leading airlines, DoD OEMs, MROs and defense agencies. To learn more about Servigistics' SLM solutions for A&D and to register for EXCHANGE 2012 visit the Servigistics website.
Servigistics is the world's leading enterprise software solution provider for Service Lifecycle Management (SLM). The company's award-winning SLM solutions suite enables market-leading companies across diverse industries to successfully execute a service-led growth strategy that delivers value across the entire global service supply chain. Servigistics' Oracle Fusion and SAP Netweaver-certified solutions address all the key post-sale service areas including service parts planning and pricing, field service management, service logistics, warranty management, service knowledge, remote service and content management. Servigistics is a privately-held company headquartered in Atlanta, with regional headquarters in the UK, Belgium, France, Japan, China, India and Taiwan and sales and service professionals around the world. Please contact Servigistics at 1.888.942.8623 or +1.770.565.2340, via e-mail at [email protected], or via the Web at http://www.servigistics.com. Follow Servigistics on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.