Inventory forecast (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 > Inquiries > Forecast > Supply forecast. Click Inventory forecast.

–or–

Click Inventory management > Inquiries > Forecast > Demand forecast. Click Inventory forecast.

Use this form to view the projected inventory transactions and balances for the selected supply forecast or demand forecast line. You cannot modify the information in this form.

The program uses Inventory forecast lines to calculate gross requirements during forecast scheduling.

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

Tab

Description

Overview tab

View a list of projected inventory transactions for the selected purchase or sales forecast.

General tab

View forecast information for the selected transaction.

Dimensions

View inventory dimensions for the selected transaction.

Button

Description

Purchase

Open the purchase forecast that is the source of the selected transaction line.

Sales

Open the sales forecast that is the source of the selected transaction line.

Inventory

View and select the inventory dimensions that are shown in the form.

Field

Description

Model

The forecast model that the transaction is associated with.

Item number

Identification of the item.

Warehouse

Enter the warehouse where you want to store the items.

Budget date

Valid the date for the forecast transaction on the upper level.

Forecast type

Location from which the forecast transaction originated.

Quantity

Quantity of the transaction, expressed in item units.

Sub-BOM

BOM number of a specific sub-BOM. When blank, the active number is used.

Subroute

Route number of a specific sub-route. When blank, the active number is used.

Configuration

Select an item configuration to specify an item with specific attributes.

Size

The size of the item.

Color

The color of the item.

Batch number

Enter the batch number dimension. If you select Edit lines and Explode lines in the upper section of the Shipment /Receive form, you can modify the batch number for the transfer order line.

Location

Location inside a warehouse. If you select Edit lines and Explode lines in the upper section of the Shipment/Receive form, you can modify the location number for the transfer order line.

Pallet ID

Unique ID for the pallet (Serial Shipping Container Code).

Serial number

Serial number dimension. If you select Edit lines and Explode lines in the upper section of the Shipment /Receive form, you can modify the serial number for the transfer order line.


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