Forecast Distribution

This process is used to create distribution curves used in distributing annual forecasts.

Before you start

This process can be started when these prerequisites are met:

Follow these steps

The process includes these activities:

  1. Identify Distribution Pattern

  2. Determine Standard Distribution Curves

  3. Enter Standard Distribution Curves

Identify Distribution Pattern

This activity involves reviewing the demand statistics for a number of items. Based on this review, recurring patterns of demand distribution can be identified. This shows demand distribution patterns over the year.

Determine Standard Distribution Curves

This activity involves determining the number of standard distribution curves required to represent the demand patterns identified.

Enter Standard Distribution Curves

In this activity, the standard distribution curves are entered as described in procedure Create Distribution Curve.

This includes updating distribution curves already entered as described in procedure Update Distribution Curve.

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