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Knowledge CenterFull Speed Ahead: How Airbus is Taking Off with TEM

Full Speed Ahead: How Airbus is Taking Off with TEM


Airbus is a European multinational aerospace corporation that designs, manufactures and sells civil and military aerospace products worldwide. The company has three divisions: Commercial Aircraft, Defense and Space, and Helicopters, with the third being the largest in its industry in terms of revenue and turbine helicopter deliveries.

Airbus is headquartered in Leiden, The Netherlands.


The telecom landscape is notoriously complex. And, for a large company like Airbus, with business operations that span across countries, the challenges only multiply – more locations, carriers, tariff plans, rate structures, etc. Keeping track of inventory, billing, usage and contractual obligations were a challenge.


After partnering with Calero, Airbus was able to attain greater visibility and insight into their telecom spend by individual country, identify billing inaccuracies, and leverage cost savings opportunities.


Through their Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solution, Airbus is now optimizing spend across their entire telecom environment, quickly identifying and disputing unnecessary charges and adjusting contracts and processes to prevent penalties where minimum requirements were not being met.

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