ETO-oriented (engineer-to-order) systems must facilitate the near real time transfer of information and complex product knowledge for collaboration across the extended enterprise. It should especially be suited to organizations that seek to maintain complex selling relationships, such as businesses whose procurement and sales functions rely on subcontractors, channel partnerships or a distributed sales force.
cost of good manufacture calculation
if questions— what is the cost difference between the designs? , what is lost and unusable? , and what is still good or could be reworked? . Consequently, the BOM and the way it is handled are different for project manufacturing to that of volume manufacturing, and not only in terms of deep, multilevel ETO BOMs versus flat BOMs for repetitive items. For one thing, a BOM in a project environment is not limited to standard factory items (such as widgets), or even items used to make the product. It is