Shelf Planner


Stock Management. Simplified.
Shelf Planner helps you reduce waste and minimise spillage, all whilst improving your business and bottom line.
Our forecasting engine analyses your store’s historical and daily sales, as well as external data sets that factor for local events, news trends, weather, holidays, even school schedules.
This is translated into profit maximisation models to create perfect orders that minimise your out-of-stocks that frustrate customers and the shrink that costs you money.


  • Shelf Planner generates a live Sales Forecast for every product, every day of the week.
  • See your actual demand for each product based on Shelf Planner’s advanced forecasting.
  • Get real time order proposals so you never run out of stock again.
  • Manage cost prices, margins and markups for your products.
  • Track profitability of your store, products and suppliers.
  • Use Shelf Planner’s powerful Retail Insights reports to support your decision making.
  • Manage stock across multiple warehouses and 3PL.
  • Set up Suppliers and create Purchase Orders directly from your store.


How does Shelf Planner help your business?
Shelf Planner is an automated forecasting and prediction engine that recommends how much to order for all products for every day of the week, using advanced sales forecasting logic in combination with probabilistic models.

The result?
Higher sales volume, reduced inventory risk, and a predictive powerhouse built to catch every possible swing in the wild world of retail. Less waste and overstock also has a positive impact on our planet! 🌎

With ♥️ by Shelf Planner

We are working hard to bring more features and improvements to Shelf Planner all the time. Let us know your thoughts and ideas!


  • Stock Management. Simplified.
  • Order Proposals based on Sales Forecast and true Demand.
  • Create Purchase Orders and manage Incoming Stock across warehouses.
  • Manage Product Data in the WooCommerce pages or mass edit in the Shelf Planner Product Management.
  • Manage all your Supplier and vendor information.
  • Create Purchase Orders and send PDF's directly to your suppliers.
  • Mass edit your product data with simple import and export functions.


Just a few steps are needed to unleash the power of Shelf Planning:
1. Install the plugin
2. Activate the plugin in the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
3. After activation, a set up guide will help you with the first steps to set up your store.
4. Use the Shelf Planner >> Settings screen to set parameters for your store and products.


Can I get help with setting the parameters for my store?

Of course – we are friendly people, so don’t hesitate to reach out to us and ask for support, or if you have any idea on how we can make our products better.
We also have a dedicated team for support and we’ll try our best to answer any questions or solve any problem you encounter.
You can use our dedicated support portal– or simply drop us a line at
You will also find lots of tips and guides on our dedicated wiki site:

Can I get more frequent updates on my sales forecast than a weekly sales forecast?

Yes, you can. The Sales Forecast is calculated with live data, but we update the sales forecast for your store only once per week, every Monday morning.
However, if you want to update the forecast on demand, you can do this in the ‘Integrations’ and ‘Update Forecast Data’.

Why do I need to map my categories?

Mapping your categories allows us to compare performance of your products to standardized categories and recognise certain patterns and trends.
Our plugin will work without mapping categories, but the forecast will be more accurate if they are.


November 30, 2021
Great plugin, the forecast is really accurate and I really like the fact it shows me what's happening in my store in the next months. Would it be possible to show my total sales forecast for the next month and not just by category?
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Contributors & Developers

“Shelf Planner” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Minor upgrades to integrations and processing to improve calculation of demand for products.


  • Fixes an issue where cost prices for variations were not saved correctly.
  • Adds a feature to import the sales forecast manually.


  • Fixes an issue where supplier data was not saved correclty.


  • Fixes a time out issue with the forecast
  • Fixes an issue with WooCommerce Analytics table not updated.
  • Adds a feature to import the Sales Forecast on demand.


  • Fixes an issue with forecast volume exceeding limits.
  • Cosmetic changes.


  • Fixes an issue with the forecasting api
  • Minor fix to data processing and storage.