The forecasting in eoStar is a trended forecast comparing X number of weeks prior to today to the same period last year. The system then looks at the trend over Y number of days going forward last year to the period for which you are forecasting this year to determine whether usage went up or down.
There are two types of forecasting within eoStar system. The first type is a generic forecasting located throughout the system that offers a basic overview of the amount of product needed for the selected time period. The second type is period based added with the Forecast Plugin.
Forecast Calculation during the creation of a New purchase.
Forecasting in the ION Report Inventory Days on Hand.