CHANTILLY, Va., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolls-Royce, the world-leading provider of power systems and services, has signed a long-term engine services agreement with United Parcel Service Co., the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services.
The TotalCare(R) contract supports the engines for UPS' 40 RB211-535 powered Boeing 757 aircraft for 15 years and covers work which would not be performed by UPS's own maintenance program.
UPS has successfully operated its fleet of 535-powered 757 aircraft since 1992 and also operates 16 Boeing 727 aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce Tay 651engines.
Nick Devall, Executive Vice President, Airlines Customer Business for Rolls-Royce, said, "We are delighted to sign this agreement between two companies with jointly 200 years of history and very similar business philosophies. This contract further strengthens our relationship with UPS and continues to align our interests as we look to the future."
TotalCare, tailored to meet the business requirements of individual customers, offers a range of services which can include all aspects of engine support including engine fleet management, inventory management, repair and overhaul, provision of lease engines and line-side support. TotalCare provides customers with predictable engine maintenance costs, transfers engine risk to Rolls-Royce, reduces operator acquisition costs, administrative burden and allows operators to focus on their core business.
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