Features enabled by the Inventory Forecast key

Areas affected


Controls access to forecasting of inventory, customers, and vendors.

You can specify a forecast with optional details depending on the type and use of the forecast. For example, a forecast for a customer group can be stated in a currency amount, a forecast for a specific item can be stated in quantity, or an item forecast can be included in master scheduling when calculating net requirements.

Items, customers, and vendors

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Master scheduling

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Forecasts about items, item groups, customers, customer groups, vendors, and vendor groups are unavailable.

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Forecast scheduling is unavailable.


If disabled, all forecast related fields disappear and you cannot create forecasts for inventory, customers, or vendors. Master scheduling cannot calculate net requirements.