Make-to-Order is the Supply Chain Configuration Strategy which uses unique, identifiable Discuss Contract Custom Solution to drive all decision and execution processes. In practice this means stock is assigned to orders early on in the supply chain network or material flow: at receipt of product in Source-To-Order process or in the Make-To-Order Make process. For inventory transactions both the item number and the Sales Order/reference are recorded*.
The Customer Order Decoupling Point is a determining factor in identification of Make-to-Order and its variations listed as use cases.
Make-to-Order is one of the four Supply Chain Configuration Strategies: Make-to-Stock, Make-to-Order, Engineer-to-Order, Reverse Logistics and Circular Economics.
The emphasis for planning Make-to-Order is on positioning the capacity required to execute (Source, Make and/or Deliver), instead of executing ahead of receiving the Sales Order.
*) Serial-, lot- or batch numbers may also need to be recorded for some use cases.Community Importance Rating:
|SCCS||Supply Chain Configuration Strategy||1||SCCS|
|A103||Segment Supply Chains||3||A103|
|A113||Identify Strategic Supply Chain Capabilities||3||A113|