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Important

This report is only available in the Enterprise Edition.

This report provides a convenient way to review and enter forecast numbers. When entering forecast numbers, the numbers will be disaggregated to the planning buckets.

Field

Description

Forecast

Name of the forecast

Item

Forecasted item.

Customer

Forecasted customer.

Location

Forecasted location.

Total Orders

Quantity of orders in the time bucket, includes both open and closed orders.

Open Orders

Quantity of open orders in the time bucket.

Orders Adjustment

Manual adjustment added to the total order quantity.
This adjustment can be applicable for a) removing exceptional demand outliers from the demand history, or b) intializing the forecast for a new product with the demand history of a similar, existing product.
The forecast calculations add the order adjustment and the total orders as the demand history input for the calculation.

Forecast Baseline

Statistical forecast generated by the system.

Forecast Override

Manual adjustment of the forecast.
If a value is entered in this row, it completely replaces the baseline forecast proposed by the system.

Forecast Total

Sum of the baseline forecast and the forecast adjustment.

Forecast Net

Forecast quantity not yet consumed by orders.

Forecast Consumed

Forecast quantity already consumed by orders.

Planned Orders

Quantity of orders planned in this time bucket.

Planned Net Forecast

Quantity of net forecast planned in this time bucket.

Order backlog

Quantity of sales orders with a due date before the end of the bucket that will be shipped late.
This field is cumulative across all previous buckets.

Forecast backlog

Quantity of forecast that will be shipped late.
This field is cumulative across all previous buckets.

Backlog

This is the sum of the order backlog and the forecast backlog.

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