The first table is the big picture using backlog as the key indicator for production and sales. Many production bumps are contained in the numbers as well as those missed sales opportunities and Boeing wins. It is a solid and stable chart, which encourages the investor during the first four years as Boeing gained control with its 787 program, and it is growing into its promised potential.
The second table below illustrates whether Boeing has met its own delivery governance for a ninety day period. Boeing has met its governance during first quarter 2015 with 10 787 delivered on average!
Table analysis and notes:
- Boeing sales has also maintained an ever increasing backlog during the 2011-14 time period, and should have a similar backlog by the end of 2015, when compared with its first delivery year backlog found in 2011. Boeing delivered 258 total 787 and booked a total of 339 new orders during the period charted. A net backlog increased by 81 787's from the 2011 to 2015 period.
- Boeing demonstrates a determination for meeting its production and delivery advice with 10 787's a month delivery pacing, even after a typical Holiday production pause.
- Program Snapshot Table since 2004 until March 21, 2015, demonstrates the steady build progress and continued sales effort.
First Quarter 787 Inventory Comparison and Analysis For 2011-2015
|90 Day Moving Average Table|
|In Months Delivery||7||12||11||30|
Complete 787 program annual Order Additions and Delivery Subtractions
|Year||Yearly Orders||Yearly Delivery|