The activities associated with calculating the gross demand for delivery activities, such as pick, pack and ship. This includes identifying all open (customer) orders with requested or scheduled shipments/deliveries and may include projected shipments/deliveries for anticipated orders for the planning window.
The output of this process is all the demand (orders and forecasted orders) for the order replanning process (P403) that may be fulfilled from the locations (entities) for which the Delivery Plan is created.
Gather Delivery Demand typically requires customer data, quantities ordered and one or more of the following order dates:
And may include:
Some of these dates maybe empty if orders are not initially scheduled at the time of order entry. Orders generally do have a Requested Delivery Date. Current and Original Scheduled dates are typically required in P403 to stabilize the plan.