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Inventory Locator Service - A Boeing Company

Supply Chain Solutions for the Aviation, Defense, and Marine Industries

Providing a global electronic marketplace for parts, equipment, and services

Inventory Locator Service - A Boeing Company

Inventory Locator Service®, LLC (ILS), a Boeing subsidiary, provides the largest real-time, online parts marketplace for the aviation, defense, and marine industries, as well as market intelligence reporting and supply chain management software.

Since 1979, ILS has provided information through its global electronic marketplace to buy and sell parts, equipment and services. With more than 5 billion parts listed, 60,000 customer accesses each day, and 22,000 subscribers, ILS is the first, largest, and most active business-to-business electronic marketplace serving these industries.

Today, ILS is a leader in supply chain solutions, offering inventory and MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) process management solutions and powerful aftermarket trending tools. ILS gives customers more ways to achieve profitability and productivity.


  • ILSmart. With more than 30 years of experience in the aviation and defense industries, ILSmart is the world's largest and most active aviation parts and services marketplace. Subscribers to ILSmart can procure parts, list inventory for sale, and highlight their service capabilities.
  • Market Intelligence. Market Intelligence reports give companies the power to make the most informed business decisions possible. Whether businesses need supply and demand data, pricing or defense information, ILS has the insight to help customers achieve their goals. No other company in the industry has more comprehensive data and historical information.
  • Supply Chain Management. ILS understands the needs and requirements associated with doing business in the aviation and defense Industries. Streamlined processes give companies an advantage over their competitors, and ILS Supply Chain Management Software was built with that in mind. Companies can manage their warehouses, suppliers, sales, and MRO processes with one simplified, easy-to-use, cost-effective solution. The software is seamlessly integrated with ILSmart where users can source parts and services and review supply and demand data to make critical business decisions.
  • Defense Logistics Data. Government users, defense suppliers, and defense contractors require access to detailed part information, including alternative part numbers and sources, technical characteristics, and past contract procurement data. ILS supplies the tools and information necessary to support defense logistics.

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