SPP Planning Output Has No Forecast Demand For Any Item Based On The Install Base History (Doc ID 2045752.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Service Parts Planning - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using Support Parts Planning / Inline Forecast Generation
On VCP 12.1.3.7:
When attempting to run a plan with Generate Inline Forecast set to Yes,
find that the Order Details show no forecast related data generated.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect forecast data to be generated.

-- Steps To Reproduce:

Customer states the issue can be reproduced at will at customer site with the following steps:
1. (R) Service Parts Planner
2. Create Forecast Rule named XXX_Returns with a Product Population Based Forecast (over 52 weeks of Install Base History)
3. Create Forecast Rule named XXX_Usage with a Product Population Based Forecast (over 52 weeks of Install Base History)
4. Apply the Forecast Rules to all items in SIM Set name SIMxx
5. Create a plan using SIM Set name SIMxx
6. Run the plan with Generate Inline Forecast = Yes
7. Observe that the Order Details for any forecast related Order Types have no rows.

Cause

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