Autobox Summary



“A step ahead of the curve!”


Autobox has been cited in journals such as American Statistician, Applied Economics, Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Business Forecasting and many others as the “tool of choice” as it offers a unique time-series features not found in any other software.   Our unique vision is an enhancement of the original work of Box-Jenkins.  With this methodology, Automatic Forecasting Systems has been helping customers save millions of dollars since 1976. 



  • Forecasting – Univariate, Multivariate and Intermittent Demand
  • Data Cleansing – Generates a new dataset cleansed of outliers
  • Causality – Proof that a variable caused the outcome
  • “What if”- Allows the creation of Upside/Downside Scenarios
  • Table of Probabilities- Determines probability of making month/quarter/year-end target

Autobox is designed to improve forecasting accuracy by as much as 50%.  We accomplish this by detecting patterns in the data and adjusting the model AUTOMATICALLY.

Autobox can AUTOMATICALLY detect

  • Outliers
  • Level Shifts
  • Trend Changes
  • Seasonality Changes
  • Parameter Changes
  • Variance Changes



  • Pro
    • Suitable for small number of products
    • Suitable for up to 100 historical observations and 6 causal variables
  • Enterprise
    • Suitable for up to 1,000 historical observations and 30 causal variables
  • Enterprise Plus
    • Suitable for up to 10,000 historical observations and 150 causal variables

*Also available is a Command Line Version which can be run using the power of parallel processing


Automatic Forecasting Systems, P.O. Box 563, Hatboro, PA 19040 215-675-0652 


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