Exploring How Independent Maintenance Service Providers Decide about Competence Building

  • Markus KlotzbachEmail author
  • Moritz Petersen
  • Moritz Jäger-Roschko


In light of increasingly integrated supply chains relying on decentralized production units and new process technology (Kersten et al. 2017; Hoberg et al. 2019), outstanding maintenance strategies can mean a cutting edge for companies (Roy et al. 2016; Bokrantz et al. 2017). Thus, it comes as no surprise that maintenance makes its comeback in the center of managerial attention after it had been considered a necessary evil to be outsourced for decades (Faccio et al. 2014; Wibowo et al. 2016). Also, from an economic viewpoint, maintenance is by no means to be underestimated: the global aircraft maintenance market alone is projected to grow from $75 bn. in 2018 to $115 bn. until 2028 (Cooper et al. 2018).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Klotzbach
    • 1
    Email author
  • Moritz Petersen
    • 2
  • Moritz Jäger-Roschko
    • 2
  1. 1.Lufthansa Technik AGHamburgDeutschland
  2. 2.Kühne Logistics UniversityHamburgDeutschland

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