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Procedure documentation Creating a Master Forecast Profile Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

  1. In the SAP Easy Access menu, choose Demand Planning ® Environment ® Maintain forecast profiles.
  2. In the master forecast profile, make the appropriate field entries. For more information, see F1 Help.
  3. Create a univariate profile, and/or an MLR profile, and/or a composite profile.
  4. See also:

    Creating a Univariate Forecast Profile

    Creating an MLR Profile

    Creating a Composite Forecast Profile

  5. Select Univariate forecast, Multiple linear regression and/or Composite forecast and enter the forecast profiles you created in step 3.
  6. Save the master forecast profile.

 

Note

In the Find menu, you can perform a quick search for the master forecast profile that contains a known univariate, MLR or composite profile.

Note

The system records the last forecast profile to be used with a selection under Goto ® Assignment. You can override this setting:

Note

To store multiple planning scenarios for the same products, use different versions. For example, you might have three versions in a planning area containing three alternative demand forecasts: one created using a univariate (time series) profile, another created using an MLR profile, and a third created using a composite

In the master forecast profile you can also assign lifecycle profiles and Like profiles to a planning area. See Assignment of Lifecycle Profiles and Like-Profiles.

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