Flexible Forecast


Overview forecast, demands, supplies and history in one view. One line per item

With the Flexible Forecast app you get the grand overview of your forecasts on item level – including all known demands and supplies, as well as all item history in the selected period. All in one line per item.

Customize the view to suit your needs – and select the exact time frame you want to explore. Expand demands and supplies from the item line to see all the movements in a particular period. Export to Excel and import changes back into Business Central.

Flexible Forecast is your customizable overview of forecast, demands, supplies and history. Follow-up on your forecast in a single view.

Main benefits

  • One combined overview of the inventory availability with all history, known orders and forecasts.
  • Ability for the planner to see the expected inventory cost if all forecasted is sold – and if not.
  • Consolidated view of the item availability per movement compared with the forecast.
  • Ability for the Finance Manager to see the overall availability of future inventory levels – and predict capital tie.
  • Filtering products on the difference between the forecast and the actual orders, and subsequently validating the forecast made by the salespeople.

Most important features

Select one of the views Forecast per Period, Forecast in Period for All Items, or Forecast per Dimension

For each forecasting period, an item line shows the start and end dates and the quantity in the forecast

Each line also displays sales data, such as Quantity on Sales forecast, Quantity sold, Quantity on Sales order and Percentage of Sales forecast, which shows how much of the forecast have been sold. Similar columns for production data are also included

Each line also displays information on both open and received Purchase Orders and Transfer Orders, and finally the expected stock development is displayed with and without a forecast – both as a quantity and as a cost amount

The forecast can be shown with a filter on one or more locations

In short

The Flexible Forecast app provides an all-in-one overview for Planners, Purchasers, Finance Managers and Salespeople in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Supported editions:

This app supports both the Essential and Premium edition. 

Supported countries:

All countries where Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is available.

Supported languages:

Danish, English
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