The Make-to-Order Manufacturing business model is very customer centric. It is the order from the customer
which begins the manufacturing process. To remain highly competitive and successful in this model the
ability to reach and maintain Just in Time Manufacturing capabilities becomes crucial. This business
model leaves many unknowns, unless a stable long-term contract exists; therefore it is highly important
to plan for particular components and processes. Make-To-Order Manufacturing hinges on this ability in
order to gain as high efficiencies and capacity utilization as possible.
Critical processes to manage for successful Make-to-Order Manufacturing include: engineering for bill of materials and bill of labor; on-time receiving of materials and supplies; on-time deliveries with high quality; and the ability to quickly initiate costing and bidding information for orders.
In using the BYTE Make-to-Order Solution, clients are able to: