For companies with substantial historical data, it’s possible to calculate some planning parameters by daily routines using Calculated Parameters. Otherwise, Locked Parameters are entered manually and are usually used for items without any history.
Calculated Daily Usage
Calculated Lead Time Day
Calculated Reorder Qty.
Calculated Safety Stock (Calculated Daily Usage x Safety Stock Days)
Locked Daily Usage
Locked Lead Time Days
Locked Reorder Qty
Locked Safety Stock
Setting up Which Parameters to Use
When the Supply Plan is calculated, either the Locked Parameters or the Calculate Parameters will be used. Which parameters are used is based on the Use Calculated Parameter flag on the SKU card.
If the Use Calculated Parameters field is unchecked in the SKU card details section, then the Locked Parameters will be used.