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Nancy Phillippi By Nancy Phillippi • March 16, 2020

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition Differentiators for Make-to-Order MFG

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 tracking everything without the right tools and strategies in place. It's crucial to have the right information at the right time to compete and win. Successful assembly or custom build manufacturing companies rely on integrated and automated systems to keep up with growing demand. 

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 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 to work more effectively. The latest Acumatica R1 2020 continues to improve this solution over time with it's 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 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 process to deliver more product 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, Production Orders are included with purchase. MRP, Product Configurator, Estimating, 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.

By Clients First Business Solutions, www.cfbs-us.com

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition Markets

Supported Manufacturing Types

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

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

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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 Partners: MFG Production, Shipping and Payment Automation 


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