Skin ADV

Supply Chain Glossary

Glossary  >  M  >  Make to Order  


 

Make to Order


Source: Procurement Glossary
Author: Paul Rogers
Institute: CIPS - UK

Courtesy of


 

Make to order [MTO] describes a ‘pull’ manufacturing strategy in which goods are only built or assembled when a customer order is received.  The approach is an alternative to ‘make to stock’, in which case goods are produced in anticipation of customer orders.  Some online computer companies manufacture components to stock, and then engage in ‘late customisation’ to assemble a combination of components specified by the customer.  This is a hybrid strategy with a decoupling point between make to stock - the components - and make to order - the finished computer.  See also Agility, Lean Manufacturing and Make to Stock.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Job Opportunities
 
Logistics Specialist Chicago, IL
     
     Chicago, IL  -  PERM  -  Argentus

Procurement Project Manager
     
     Colorado Springs, Colorado  -  PERM  -  Philips

Container Import Specialist Chicago, IL
     
     Chicago, IL  -  PERM  -  Argentus

Distribution Supervisor
     
     Louisville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Facilities Maintenance
     
     Buffalo Grove  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Engineer
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Technician (M-W 6pm-7am) - Filling (Diag Tech)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Supply Planner
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Inventory Planner
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Procurement Analyst - Technology - Downtown Chicago
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Coordinator
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Procurement Program Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Chain Quality Engineer
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Transportation Coordinator
     
     Burbank  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

 

Supply chain E-learning



Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy



News & Trends
 

Last update 9 Jul 2021
Output growth eases as supply-chain disruption worsens, despite marked rise in client demand
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...

Future proof your warehouse with a cloud-based WMS

Even when your warehouse operations seem to be running smoothly, there is always room for improvement and a need to stay up to date with innovation. While steps are taken to keep warehouse operations at peak performan...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

The Connected Value Chain: Creating Durable Value with Digital

Today’s businesses are faced with a dizzying array of digital promises—and threats: the Internet of Things, wearables, additive manufacturing, big data and analytics, gamification, ubiquitous access, and hype...


International Agenda