I am new to the Forum and was hoping that I could get some guidance on where to look to solve a piece of the puzzle I have been working on.
I work in Supply Chain and have been asked to build a tool in Power BI that functions as an MRP.
The goal of the tool is to forecast an inventory value based on several variables over the forecast horizon. I have been working on the concept with simple numbers and would like to apply it to the real data set.
The equation is as follows:
Current Inventory - Demand + On Order = Ending Month Invetory
Ending month Inventory = Current Inventory for the next period - this has been the piece I have not been able to work out. I keep running into a circular reference issue.
Is this discussed in a video on the sight or has someone run into this problem before?
One observation, you have a massive Date table, if at all possible restrict that to the number of years you actually require. Because some calcs are now iterating over a very large Date table.
You could for example set up a dynamic start- and enddate for your date table, here’s more on that.
Next I created a couple of measures:
This calculates the last ProductPlanning[Date ] with an inventory value.
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