Stock Forecast Module

Stock Forecast Module#

The stock forecast module provide a simple way to create stock moves toward customers with a date in the future. This allow other stock mecanism to anticipate customer demand.


The forecast form contains:

  • A location from which the products will leave.

  • A destination (which is a customer location).

  • Two dates defining a period in the future.

  • A company

  • A list of forcast lines with:

    • A product

    • A quantity which represent the total demand for the period

    • A minimal quantity for each move.

    • A unit of measure.

The “Complete Forecast” button allow to auto-complete forecast lines based on previous stock output for dates in the past.

The forecasts are deactivated automatically when their period has passed.

Forecast States#


It is the initial state and the state used for edition. No moves are linked to the forecast lines


Once in state done, moves are created for each forecast line:

  • They are spread homogeneously between the two dates of the forecast.

  • Move quantities are bigger or equal to the minimal quantity set on the forecast line.


On a cancelled forecast all existing moves are cancelled and the form is readonly.