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

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Supply Planning Cloud Service - Version 11.13.17.05.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

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

Scope

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

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 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?
 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?
 How to Consume Forecast in Quarterly Bucket when forecast published from Demand plan?
 Common Issues & Errors
 Forecast not getting dropped within Demand Time Fence (DTF).
 Forecast consumption for Transfer Order is not happening.
 Forecast not consumed by the sales order within forecast consumption window.
 Why the forecast spread to weekends even the Forecast Spreading calendar has 5 days working calendar?
 Forecast is getting consumed by Sales Order even though "Consume by bucket" is unchecked.
 Future months Forecast is getting added and populating in previous month.
 Forecast without any Customer/Site is also consumed with Consumption set at Customer level in plan options.
 Forecast spreading not working in first bucket.
 Forecast is not spreading in all daily buckets in a Gregorian Month.

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