Obsolesence management in a service logistics network
An innovative method to develop new functionalities for uninterrupted sailing missions
A network of companies has been involved in the maintenance of maritime equipment for the Royal Dutch Navy. More specifically, ‘Directie Materiële Instandhouding’ (DMI) maintains vessels on behalf of the Royal Dutch Navy and closely works together with shipbuilder Damen Schelde, maritime systems integrator RH Marine, and naval defense systems provider Thales. How can this complex network of organizations improve the way they work together to enhance availability of ships and uninterrupted missions due to missing spare parts for maintenance?