The Locations table contains the different locations included in your model. A location can be a warehouse, a distribution center, a factory, a shop…
Note that you don’t need to put in the location table your supplier or customer locations.
|name||non-empty string||Unique name of the location.|
|owner||location name||Hierachical parent of the location.|
Setting up a good location hierarchy is important if you are interested in the demand forecasting functionality. Otherwise, you can skip modeling a location hierarchy.
Using the owner field the locations can be organized in a hierarhical tree structure. This allows, among other, reviewing the forecast at different levels in the Forecast editor.
Here is an example to model a tree structure with warehouses in multiple countries: