Obviously, the type of business that you run will benefit from a certain type of manufacturing method. However, here are three reasons as to why a make to order operation might be beneficial to your business:
Minimizing waste doesn’t just apply to your business attempting to reduce expenses on material that is being disposed or that is unnecessary to production.
Minimizing waste means that resources are only spent on your product if it benefits your customers. If a process, action or addition to a product does not add value to the customer, it is considered waste.
2. Reduce risk of inefficiency
All manufacturing takes place on receiving the customer’s order, meaning the company’s operations are directed to just focusing on the manufacturing of products as efficiently as possible.
3. Customizable products
Customers will come to you for when they want a more personalized shopping experience, making your products very unique compared to other companies who MTS.
A well-organized business will have the materials and components on site (or at another location depending on how they store inventory and operate) ready, so that the manufacturing can begin, and not be delayed by low levels of stock.