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By Staff Writer | January 1, 2006
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LIFT Helps Helicopter Customers Hover Higher

Aviall's LIFT (Logistics Inventory Flight Team) program offers a variety of services tailor-made to each helicopter operation, all designed to add value and cost reductions to a customer's bottom line. The program's benefits include access to more than 220 product lines, local stocking, central inventory, inventory management, electronic ordering via the award-winning website or EDI (electronic data interface), and the support of local Aviall sales personnel.

The LIFT program was created exclusively to serve the helicopter market. To support LIFT, Aviall recently expanded its general helicopter inventory to more than $70 million. Today, LIFT serves customers such as Keystone Helicopter, Air Methods, Rotorcraft Leasing, Eagle Copters, and Arrow Aviation. They use LIFT to acquire more than 2,000 items that are purchased solely from Aviall.


To provide the best in LIFT service, Aviall looks at each customer's unique needs and develops a plan that works for that customer. By managing and combining many supply chain, administrative and inventory management services for a customer, Aviall performs important functions that would normally cost customers time and money.

This is just one area where Aviall is able to provide superior service to its clients. The reason: Aviall is the world's largest independent provider of new aviation parts--with roots dating back to 1932--it is able to leverage its sizable supply-chain efficiencies to provide customers solutions other companies can't. Despite its size, the company prides itself on combining old-fashioned customer service with technical innovation, advanced distribution capabilities, and an unmatched number of parts and services.

Today, Aviall offers more than 650,000 unique aircraft and engine line items from approximately 220 quality suppliers to all types of aviation customers worldwide; effectively making it a one-stop shop for many operators. They also have access to a worldwide network of Aviall customer service centers and product repair centers servicing batteries, hoses, wheels and brakes as well as kitting and paint mixing services.

Aviall's ISO 9002-registered central distribution facility in Dallas is the hub for multiple Aviall Customer Service Centers and stocking locations in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, The Netherlands, and the United States. These locations also provide the industry's most experienced and responsive field representatives, backed by an inside support team dedicated to customer satisfaction.

For more information about Aviall or Aviall LIFT, please call 1-800-AVIALL1 for North American Sales or 1-800-AVIALL3 for International Sales. Or check on the Web at

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