|Latest Software Component Version||SAP SCM 7.02|
|First Shipped With: Software Component Version||
|First Shipped With: Product Version||SAP SCM ES 5.0 - mySAP SCM enterprise services package 5.0|
|Point-to-Point Communication Enabled||
|Application Component for Customer Messages||SCM-APO|
|Related Web Service Definition||/SAPAPO/SPP_DFSFAQR|
A created demand forecast that exceeds a certain threshold or breaks a certain rule must be approved by an analyst or manager before it can be implemented. You can use the Find Demand Forecast for Approval by Elements inbound operation to find demand forecasts that require manual approval in the back-end system.
You can use the Find Demand Forecast by Elements inbound operation to find any kind of demand forecast by using one or more elements as search criteria.
The Find Demand Forecast for Approval by Elements request message accepts the following elements as search criteria:
Wildcards are accepted only in place of the location and product elements.
If successful, the operation returns the details of all demand forecasts that match the search criteria. If there are no matches for the search criteria, the operation returns a log with error details.
See the documentation for error handling in Create Demand Forecast inbound operation.
The BAdI for ESA-Service Demand Forecast SCM For Approval By Elements (/SAPAPO/SE_SPP_DFSFAQR) Business Add-In (BAdI) is available for this operation.
To learn more about creating and implementing Service Part Planning (SPP) Demand Forecast deviation values and other SPP forecasting functionalities, see SAP Library for Supply Chain Management on SAP Help Portal at http://help.sap.com. Search for the topic "Forecasting".