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E1: 36: Enter/Change Actuals, Enter/Change Forecasts, P3460, and Forecast Interoperability R3460Z1 (Doc ID 627800.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2018

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Requirements Planning - Version XE and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
P34007 Forecast Pricing, P3460 - Forecast Revisions, R34650 - Forecast Generation, R3465 - Refresh Actuals, P3461 - Forecast Online Simulation, P34007 - Forecast Prices, P4021 - Supply and Demand Inquiry
R34610 - Forecast Forcing, R34620 - Forecast Price Rollup, R3460Z1i - Forecast Transactions program

Purpose

The purpose of this Bulletin is to provide an in depth document on the topic of Forecasting (G3421/P3460).  This document supplements the Forecast Management Implementation Guide for 9.1.

Overview

Manufacturing Forecasting is available via fastpath, Periodic Forecast Operations, G36, Menu G3421, or using EnterpriseOne Menus > Multi-mode Manufacturing > Forecasting.  Note Forecasting Setup is done via Forecasting Setup, Menu G3441.

Forecasting information is based on sales information, either in the Sales History Table (F42119) or Active Sales Orders Table (F4211).  There is no functionality to forecast against work order files (F3111 or F4801).  Forecast is typically done against the finished product, enabling Sales History and/or current actual sales, assist in future forecasting models.  See E1: 36: R3465 Extract Sales Order History (Refresh Actuals, Extract Sales Actuals) Document 1401693.1

Forecasting raw materials is best handling by planning bills of material (BOMs).  Refer to E1: 34: Using Planning BOMs in MRP Document 625951.1.  Planning bills are commonly used in a manufacturing environment where the saleable end items have a large number of features and/or options.  The forecasts for these saleable end items are based on percentages of the features and options offered that are expected to sell.  Only shipped items will gather sales history.

Planning bills of material are a very helpful way to forecast raw materials that may need more attention than the normal channels.  Like any forecast, they must maintained.

Scope

The intended audience is users of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales, Planning and Forecasting Modules.

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In this Document
Purpose
 Overview
Scope
Details
 P3460 - Forecast Detail
 P3460 Processing Options
 F3460 Forecast File
 Primary Keys
 Field/Column Explanation
 Importing Forecast Data
 R3460Z1I - Forecast Inbound Processor
 P3460 - Import Grid Data
 P3460 - Copy & Paste from Spreadsheet
 Deleting Forecasts
 Manually in P3460
 R3465 - Refresh Actuals
 Table Regeneration via OMW
 Interoperability via R3460Z1I
 Data Migration
References

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