This case represents a supply-chain management challenge of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in one of their aircraft door export project confronts a leading aircraft manufacturer outside India. According to the contract has HAL deliver the aircraft door in an aircraft provided by the manufacturer. Shipping door outside this window attracts a penalty. The protagonist has to make decisions about exactly when to begin the main door assembly of the variability in the assembly to overcome … Read more »

This case represents a supply-chain management challenge of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in one of their aircraft door export project confronts a leading aircraft manufacturer outside India. According to the contract has HAL deliver the aircraft door in an aircraft provided by the manufacturer. Shipping door outside this window attracts a penalty. The protagonist has to make decisions about when exactly overcome the main door assembly of the variability in the assembly of doors, how much inventory for 1222 parts used in the doors, on how to get to manage the variability in processing times, as I begin intended to handle outsourcing, and how to manage life with parts that are used in the door assembly. The students have to use the analytical tools to deal with decisions for the above questions. The case also provides an opportunity for the students, the complex nature of an aerospace supply chain compare with other industries such as automobiles. The case is for the supply chain management course as well as advanced operations management course in MBA as well as for executive program.
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Dinesh Kumar Unnikrishnan,
Arun Manohar,
G. N. Sripriya
Source: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
15 pages.
Release Date: 1 August 2010. Prod #: IMB305-PDF-ENG
Delivering doors within a window: Supply Chain Management at Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HBR case solution