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A Complete Multi-Modal MTO Manufacturing Solution

A Complete Multi-Modal MTO Manufacturing Solution

A Modern and Complete Multi-Modal MTO Manufacturing Solution

Small and mid-sized (SMB) Make-to-order (MTO) manufacturing companies struggle to find a modern, cost-effective, easy-to-use, fully functional integrated MTO manufacturing solution. Profitable MTO manufacturers know investing in technology to modernize operations is critical to success. However, due to their complicated requirements, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software choices are limited. The fact that many MTO companies are switching to multi-modal manufacturing in their production model makes finding the best ERP solution more challenging.

The Unique Requirements for a Multi-Modal MTO Manufacturing Solution

Multi-modal MTO manufacturers produce multiple goods in a single facility using various manufacturing methods. Assemble-to-order, configure-to-order, engineer-to-order, job shop, and batch processing for chemical production are typical MTO manufacturing processes. Additionally, MTO manufacturers create goods following receipt of an order. An extensive list of ERP software features is needed to handle the complexity of multi-modal MTO manufacturing companies.

Please download this "MAKE-TO-ORDER (MTO) MANUFACTURING - Multi-Modal Industry Brief" by Acumatica Cloud ERP to learn how Acumatica Cloud ERP is a good fit for most SMB MTO manufacturers.

Make to Order Manufacturing eBook

This informative eBook includes an MTO manufacturing feature requirements overview, ERP benefits, an ERP checklist to help with ERP selection and an Acumatica MTO manufacturing success story.   

A multi-modal MTO manufacturer must streamline processes to produce various quality-made goods efficiently. Therefore, a versatile and robust ERP solution is necessary, given the demanding conditions of a multi-modal environment. An effective multi-modal MTO solution must integrate across sales, product engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain processes. Typical ERP software requirements are Bill of materials, estimating, job costing, planning, scheduling, engineering change orders, real-time work-in-process, manufacturing data gathering, embedded CRM, quality control, and purchase order requisitions.

The good news is that a modern SMB ERP solution is available.

Acumatica for Multi-Modal MTO Manufacturers

Acumatica Cloud ERP is fully functional and flexible to handle the following MTO manufacturing requirements and more: "Modern ERP applications like Acumatica streamline MTO sales processes with manufacturing estimates, planning bills of material (BOM), embedded CRM for opportunity management, rules-based product configuration, CAD and PLM connectors for BOM definition, material requirements planning, and streamlined order management for custom products." (MAKE-TO-ORDER (MTO) MANUFACTURING - Multi-Modal Industry Brief)

Key Multi-Modal MTO Manufacturing Acumatica Cloud ERP Functionality:

  • Production and BOM (Bill of Materials)
  • MRP (Material Requirements Planning)
  • Quality Control
  • Product Configurator
  • Estimating
  • Planning and Scheduling

The Acumatica Manufacturing Edition is ideal for SMB operations for make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project-centric, job shop and repetitive manufacturing. 

Why Manufacturing Companies Choose Clients First Business Solutions

At Clients First Business Solutions, we understand the needs and concerns of manufacturers, and we support Acumatica's Manufacturing Edition. Acumatica works with a comprehensive set of tools for make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project-centric, job shop, and repetitive manufacturing. Clients First also support Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain for large enterprise manufacturers.

Clients First is an Acumatica Gold Certified Partner specializing in business and manufacturing software for over two decades. Acumatica's modern platform allows us to bring added value to our manufacturing clients.

If you'd like to learn more, contact our Acumatica experts at Clients First Business Solutions.

Email our Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas office or call us at 800.331.8382. 

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