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Forecast

This table allows to specify the item/location/customer combinations for which forecast should be computed.

Fields

Field

Type

Description

name

non-empty string

A unique name for this forecast record. We recommend “Item - Location - Customer” E.g : “keyboard - factory1 - Google”

item

non-empty string

The item to which the forecast applies.

location

non-empty string

The location to which the forecast applies.

customer

non-empty string

The customer to which the forecast applies.

description

string

A description for this forecast record.

category

string

A category for this forecast record.

subcategory

string

A subcategory for this forecast record.

method

string

The forecast method to be used among following possibilities

  • Automatic (default value)

  • Constant

  • Trend

  • Seasonal

  • Intermittent

  • Moving Average

  • Manual

  • Aggregate

priority

integer

The priority for this forecast record.
Used only if this forecast is planned.

minshipment

number

The minimum shipment for this forecast record.
Used only if this forecast is planned.

maxlateness

number

The maximum allowed delivery delay for this forecast record.
Used only if this forecast is planned.
The default value allows a delay of 5 years.

discrete

boolean

Indicates whether the forecast quantity should be discrete (integer values only).
Possible values are : “TRUE” (default) or “FALSE”.

planned

boolean

Indicates whether the forecasted quantity should be planned.
Possible values are : “TRUE” (default) or “FALSE”.