Forecast

This table specifies the lowest level item/location/customer combinations for which forecast data is maintained and/or a statistical forecast is to be computed.

Note that higher levels in the hierarchy don’t need to be inserted in this table.

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”.
operation string
Operation to be used to satisfy the forecast.
When left unspecified, frePPLe will automatically create a delivery operation for the item and location combination.