Forecast - item group (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 > Periodic > Forecast > Entry > Item groups.

Use this form to view a list of item groups and to see whether there are existing forecast lines for each item group. An existing forecast is indicated when the Supply forecast check box or the Demand forecast check box is selected.

You can also access the Supply forecast and Demand forecast forms to create new forecast lines or update existing ones.

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

Button

Description

Supply

Open the Supply forecast form to create a forecast or update an existing forecast for the selected item group.

Demand

Open the Demand forecast form to create a forecast or update an existing forecast for the selected item group.

Inventory forecast

For an item group that has an existing supply or demand forecast, open the Inventory forecast form to view projected inventory transactions and balances.

Field

Description

Item group

An identifying code for the Item group.

Name

A descriptive name for the Item group. For example, the name that is used on reports.

Demand forecast

An indicator of whether a demand forecast exists for the selected item group.

Supply forecast

An indicator of whether a supply forecast exists for the selected item group.


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