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2546731 - Unconsumed Forecast Quantity Still Showing in the Product Planning

Symptom

When you delete a Demand Plan, the Unconsumed Forecast quantity is it still being shown in the Product Planning.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Demand Planning work center.
  2. Select Demand Plans view.
  3. Select the Demand Plan XXX.
  4. Click Change Status.
  5. Select Set to Obsolete.
  6. Select Delete.

 To check if the quantity is being shown in the Product Planning:

  1. Go to Supply Planning work center.
  2. Select Products view.
  3. Search for Product ABC.
  4. Click Open.

Notice that the quantity is still being shown in the Unconsumed Forecast.

XXX = Demand Plan ID

ABC = Product ID

Cause

When you delete a Demand Plan it will not be used anymore, however the quantity already created will still be considered in the Product Planning.

Resolution

To delete it from Product Planning, you need to follow the steps: 

  1. Go to Supply Planning work center.
  2. Select the Maintain Demand Plan common task.
  3. Search for Product ABC.
  4. Click Go.
  5. Select the Product ABC.
  6. Choose Delete.
  7. Select Save and Close.

Thus, the quantity in Unconsumed Forecast will not appear in the Product Planning anymore.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SDM , Supply and Demand Matching , How To

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