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Acumatica Manufacturing Edition Differentiators for Make-to-Order MFG

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition Demonstration for Make-to-Order Manufacturers

The Acumatica Manufacturing Edition is ideal for Make-to-Order (MTO) and Engineer-to-Order (ETO) manufacturers that rely on speed and quality. When your customer places a custom order, the clock starts ticking. There are so many moving parts involved with delivering a quality product on time. It quickly gets very tricky to track everything without the right tools and strategies in place. It's crucial to have the right information at the right time in order to compete and win. Successful assembly or custom build manufacturing companies rely on integrated and automated systems to keep up with growing demand. 


This Acumatica Manufacturing whitepaper is designed to help you understand what you need to track and how to track it in the job shop.

Technology and the Midsized Mfg

Our Clients First manufacturing team believes that every move to advance your business to run more efficiently is a worthwhile investment. We help your manufacturing operation increase revenue and cut costs without sacrificing quality or customer service. We implement, train and support Acumatica Cloud ERP and Dynamics 365 solutions. We arm you with the tools and strategies you need to grow profits, reduce costs without compromising your quality.

Acumatica Cloud ERP helps your entire company with the information they need in order to work more effectively. The latest Acumatica R1 2020 continues to improve this solution over time with its commitment to providing continuous value to its customers. 

Make-to-order manufacturing operations need a robust manufacturing ERP to address the unique requirements and challenges. Acumatica is fully functional and flexible to handle the following manufacturing requirements, just to name a few:

  • 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 several types of manufacturing operations. Watch our Acumatica Manufacturing Edition video below for a peek on how it works for Make-to-Order manufacturers.  

Watch this brief video to learn more: 

In this 15-minute video, Jessica Gadbois, Pre-Sales Engineer for the Acumatica Manufacturing Edition presents some benefits of automating manufacturing. Specifically, she’ll demonstrate with a Make-to-Order company example to show you what differentiates Acumatica. Watch and learn what makes Acumatica so powerful for manufacturers.

Hopefully, this demo gives you a better understanding of how to automate the following manufacturing processes with the Acumatica Manufacturing Edition:

  • Monitor job status, review, refine and improve estimating and job planning
  • Confirm that quotes are accurate before production begins
  • Determine material availability
  • Notify purchasing of shortages
  • Identify scheduling bottlenecks and what can be promised
  • Configure custom products and services
  • Speed up quoting, estimating, order entry, and production processes to deliver more products with less cost
  • Track live shop floor information against work ticket
  • Labor Tracking for productive or non-productive work

Acumatica provides dashboards for each role throughout the company. In the Production Manager role, the focus is on the status of manufacturing such as: orders to release to the shop floor, orders in progress, work center capacity, and work queues. Bill of Materials and Production Orders are included with purchase. MRP, Product Configurator, Estimating, and Planning and Scheduling are available for an additional fee if you need this functionality.

Why do manufacturers work with 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 offers Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain for the larger enterprise manufacturers.  

Clients First is an Acumatica Gold Certified Partner specializing in business 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. 

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition Markets

Acumatica Supported Manufacturing Types

Food & Beverage
Metal Fabrication
Medical Device
Project Centric
Job Shop
Batch Process  


This video is an excerpt from a webinar hosted by ERPVAR on Feb, 20, 2020.  It was presented by Acumatica, V-technologies and APS Payments - Acumatica ISVs: MFG Production, Shipping and Payment Automation 

About Clients First 

Business software should increase productivity, improve profitability, and be easy for staff to use. Most of today’s ERP solutions are good at finance and have horizontal niches for distribution, manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) for aviation and heavy equipment. This makes searching for a software solution more about what the implementation partner can do to help you get the most out of the system. That is why Clients First is not a software company--we are a business solutions and services company.

Contact us today to learn more! Ask about our Partner Program for Acumatica Partners who are interested in our Acumatica add-on solutions.

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