Item allocation lines (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 4, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Inventory management > Setup > Forecast > Item allocation keys. Click Lines.

Use this form to create, modify, or view forecast allocation lines for individual items. You can assign a percentage of the total item group forecast to individual items or product dimensions that you select.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Tab

Description

Overview tab

Create, view, and modify allocation lines for each item.

General tab

View and modify information about the selected item allocation line.

Dimension

View the product dimension information for the selected line.

Button

Description

Inventory

Select the product dimensions that you want to display in the form.

Field

Description

Item number

The item number to allocate to.

Percent

The item's allocation percentage. The forecast plan uses the item's allocation percentage and the total forecast quantity to calculate the item's forecast quantity.

NoteNote

The total allocation percentage does not have to equal 100%.

Example

A sales forecast line with 100 pieces is created on the item allocation key. The key contains two items with 45% and 50%, respectively. During forecast planning, a requirement line per item number is created with 45 and 50 pieces, respectively.

Item allocation key

The item allocation key.

Dimension No.

The product dimensions.

Configuration

The item configuration.

Size

The size of the item.

Color

The color of the item.


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