This document provides an overview of the differences between make-to-stock (MTS) and make-to-order (MTO) production strategies. It outlines the purposes, processes, and configuration considerations for each approach. The key tradeoffs between maintaining stock inventory versus producing on demand are discussed.
Key sections of the document are:
- Introduction explaining MTS and MTO at a high level
- Details on MTS including uses, process flow, and SAP configuration
- Details on MTO including uses, process flow, and SAP configuration
- Comparison of challenges between MTS and MTO
- Step-by-step overview of executing MTS and MTO in SAP using transaction codes
- Summary of key transactions for MTS and MTO