The National Authority of Civil Aviation, NACA, is a public sector undertaking reporting to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. It is responsible for maintaining the facilities and services at 72 civilian airfields across the country. These airfields are categorized as A, B or C, depending on the facilities available there as well as the time required for these facilities to come on in case of an emergency such as power failure, breakdown, failure of equipment, etc. At any given time, the main idea behind functioning of the two systems was to be available at any given point of time. Apart from NACA, the Indian Air Force manages 54 airfields in the ...view middle of the document...
4) The Air Force says that these stores provide protection against stock out during emergencies because these spares are sourced from foreign suppliers and have a long lead time.
5) Thus these stores are treated as assurance stores.
The major cost is involved in cost of spare but we should also not overlook the growth in the aviation industry and there are fewer repairs as compared to earlier and also with the booming industry we cannot take chances of not being able to provide the spares as and when required.
We should also not ignore the space and location of the stores so that spares are available to both Air force and NACA. We should consider the human safety and emergency aspects to decide upon the POOLSTORE idea.
We should make pool store since similar spares are being used. Also we should take into consideration the airfield requirements of NACA where there is exorbitant traffic and the air force located at critical places. For pool stores one can keep a place of safety stock for spares which requires on and off basis for both AIR FORCE and NACA so that the requirement of each is been fulfilled and there are no clashes between the two.
The lifting of getting the spares should of individual’s organization as we do picking in any kind of warehouse the same way it could be done by both of these organization. This results into demand fulfillment at the time of emergency and at the time of WAR.
Most of the non-moving items (929) are common to both and costs can be reduced if both purchase these items together
If the non-moving items are stocked which are high in cost and could create problems in blocking capital which can create a domestic level issue since high level of amount is involved. Pool...