The Demand Planning Setup allows you to define specifications on how you would like to run the supply plan. During the installation, a Default Demand Planning Setup record is automatically created.
These fields are important for demand Planning Setup.
Field Level Help
Forecast Accuracy Calculation Method
Select from one of two options: MAD (Mean Average Deviation) or MAPE (Mean Average Percentage Deviation)
Inventory Period Type
Select if you want to plan for all time periods By Week or By Month.
Periods to Forecast
Input the number of future periods you would like to have planned. The Inventory Period Type field selection will determine if you are forecasting by week or by month. A maximum of 12 Months or 52 Weeks is permitted.
Periods to Re-Forecast
Input the number of historical periods that you would like to recalculate forecasts using active forecast models and compare the results with actual in order to determine the best fit forecast model for each of the SKUs. A maximum of 12 Months or 52 Weeks is permitted.
Usage Start Date
The start date of Item Ledger Entry will be used to calculate Item Usage.
Periods to Run Supply Plan
A maximum of 12 Months or 52 Weeks is permitted.
For information on additional Demand Planning Setup fields, read the following page.Demand Planning Setup