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Unconstrained Supply Planning: Supply Planning Forecast Processing Common Issues and FAQ (Doc ID 2675417.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2023

Applies to:

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


 This document provides information about Supply Planning Forecast Processing Common Issues and Frequently asked questions (FAQ) .


 The functionality described in this document is applicable to Fusion Supply Planning Cloud.


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In this Document
 Frequently Asked Questions
 Is there a Whitepaper on how Forecast Processing works in Supply Planning?
 What are the sequence of steps performed during forecast processing?
 How rounding impact forecast processing. Explain with some example.
 Can past due sales orders consume the forecast in Supply Plan?
 How to Consume Forecast in Quarterly Bucket when forecast published from Demand plan?
 Can we specify the backward and forward consumption windows in weeks, periods, or months?
 What date on shipped sales order is used to consume forecast?
 How to stop forecast consumption?
 Why the forecast date is always last day of the planning bucket?
 Does plan need to be rerun with full refresh after making changes to consumption parameters like "Consume By Forecast Bucket" and "Past Due Demand"?
 How parameter "Time Frame for Consuming Forecasts with No Demand Class"  = "Within Each Bucket" works when consumption level is set to Demand Class?
 Can Fiscal Calendar be used as Consumption Calendar in Supply Plan setup?
 How to load Shipped Sales Order for an external Source ?
 Common Issues & Errors
 Forecast consumption for Transfer Order is not happening.
 Forecast not consumed by the sales order within forecast consumption window.
 Future months Forecast is getting added and populating in previous month.
 Forecast is not spreading in all daily buckets in a Gregorian Month.
 Why the forecast spread to weekends even the Forecast Spreading calendar has 5 days working calendar?
 Forecast not getting dropped within Demand Time Fence (DTF).
 Forecast is getting consumed by Sales Order even though "Consume by bucket" is unchecked.
 Forecast spreading not working in first bucket.
 The Forecast values available in Supply Plan is different from the Demand Plan which was passed in the Demand Schedule.

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