Make-to-Order Product

A product which is finished after receipt of a customer order. Frequently, long lead time components are planned prior to the customer order arriving in order to reduce the delivery time to the customer.

A make-to-order product for which key components (bulk, semi-finished, intermediate, sub-assembly, fabricated, purchased, packaging, etc.) used in the assembly or finishing process are planned and stocked in anticipation of a customer order.