At times, the system ERP does not assign a primary supplier to an item. Since DemandCaster is a planning system, a supplier is needed in order to plan current and future requirements. We recommend that the most optimal supplier for a given item be applied for planning purposes. When ordering, the supplier may always be changed to another supplier.
This article describes the steps to assign a primary supplier to an item
Assign the Supplier
- Checking ERP sets the supplier to the one uploaded from the ERP system
- Checking User Defined applies an alternate supplier from the drop down as the primary supplier