The Planner can get different overviews of Item demands and supplies, per dimension, event, etc.

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An intermediate video requires some previous experience with Business Central, but it is still easily accessible to most people. Intermediate The "Whys" focus on how your business needs can be supported with the erp-solution. The topic is visualized - not demonstrated. The Whys This video includes functionality from the app "Flexible Forecast" which is available at Microsoft AppSource. Click to visit AppSource. Flexible Forecast

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Presenter: Sune Lohse, Chief Strategy Officer

With flexible forecast, a planner or a purchaser can get a very nice overview of the development of items per period or one item in many periods, etc.

This is what happens in the video

And you can see very easily on each item the start inventory, lowest inventory, end inventory, forecast quantity, and all kinds of supply and demands, and there’s many other columns that I selected here, and the planer can select within which period to look or in the other views to view one item in many periods and get all this information, and thereby it’s easy to see how the inventory develop and it’s easy to look up into all those different fields to view the orders.

So this is a very nice overview for a planner to figure out an item. In this scenario, many items in one period.

It could also be in the forecast per period where it’s possible to extract the lines so you can see it like this, one period, one month on the items or it’s possible to extract with all this extra field, you can see like item per event. So when you update the forecast now like this, you can actually see on which day different things occur and you can determine which column to select in this view. So it’s a very nice view for a planner to figure out when to replenish an item and it’s also possible in some of the columns to add quantity to sell or to purchase or replenish if you have the reverse planning app on top of it and thereby also, place an order directly from here.