7.1.Demand_Forecast - Gesto de Operaes e Logstica de Servios 7.1 Demand Forecast Alcibades Paulo Guedes Maria Antnia Carravilla FEUP Copyright 2008 A P

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©Copyright 2008 A. P. Guedes e M. A. Carravilha, FEUP. All rights reserved. 7.1 Demand Forecast Alcibíades Paulo Guedes Maria Antónia Carravilla FEUP Gestão de Operações e Logística de Serviços
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2 The objective is to predict customer demand and use this information to synchronize all supply chain, to promise product availability. Promotion planning Product life-cycle Confirmation reports Don’t forget Means Exponential smoothing Casual factors Trends Model combination Statistivs Demand planning Collaborative forecasting Orders and past information Costs ... Information Forecast future demand Forecasting & Demand Planning Why do we forecast?
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