Our user uses Sales Orders to start production but in parallel they use Planned Orders, for the same FG to increase the final stock, in case the client would ask for urgent deliveries, in the future.
Is there one single MRP Strategy that could handle both? Sales Orders + Ind. Req. (or Planned Orders).
For your scenario you should use planning strategy.
With this strategy, MRP creates planned orders to cover PIRs but it will also create planned orders for sales orders when there is no PIR.
See the link below for more details about this strategy: