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  • Forecast Group
  • nishitD
  • 2015-05-18 02:29:01
You can use forecast group to combine complimentary forecasts and there by control the consumption of item in different forecasts. System consumes only once in a forecast group. So, if you forecast the same item in different forecast headers and assign them to a single forecast set then system will consume only from only one forecast header at a time.
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You can view & update the header level information of a forecast by navigating to Forecast & Planning -> Forecast ->Forecast Group

Forecast Group Header Id:
A unique system generated number. You can’t modify this number.

Inventory Org Name:
Select inventory organization name. You can default the inventory organization name from the inventory organization profile. You can assign a forecast group to a forecast only if both are defined in the same organization.

Forecast Group:
Enter a unique name for the forecast group.

Description:
Enter any comment /remark in the description field.

Status:
Status field shows the current status of the forecast.

Bucket Type:
Select a default bucket type. System uses the selected bucket type to default the buck type in forecast lines.

Consume Checkbox:
Enable the consume check box to specify that the forecasts assigned to this forecast group are available for consumption.

Backward Days:
Enter backward days as necessary for your business.
System uses backward days to look back from the sales order schedule date to check if any forecast is available for consumption.

Forward Days:
Enter forward days as necessary for your business.
System uses forward days to look forward from the sales order schedule date to check if any forecast is available for consumption.

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