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Back Order

An order by a customer that cannot be filled because the seller does not have the good in stock. A retailer may have a back order at a wholesaler, which may cause a back order from a consumer to that retailer. A large number of back orders may indicate poor inventory management.

back order

see BACKLOG.
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In addition to preferred access to expiring domain names, the backorder service offers continuous domain name monitoring and the ability to make quick and easy updates through its account management system.
The products include D2DLink(R), online parts sourcing, buying and selling between dealerships; and D2D Express(R), an automated backorder fulfillment solution incorporating dealership parts inventories into the auto manufacturer's parts supply chain.
Donohue added, "A manufacturer's backorder or withdrawal of a medication does not lessen a practitioner's need for that medication as a treatment option.
Heaton II, President and Chief Executive Officer of Curon Medical, remarked, "Sales during the quarter were significantly higher than the previous quarter, primarily due to strong international revenue growth, along with a domestic sales increase driven by our recovery from the backorder situation from the first quarter.
Wedgewood Pharmacy is now compounding Acyclovir 800mg scored tablets in response to the extended backorder of all strengths for the commercial product, Zovirax([R]),and generics.
Heaton II, President and Chief Executive Officer of Curon Medical, said, "The reduction in sales in the first quarter was due to a combination of factors, including the historical seasonal reduction in the first quarter, a reduction in the number of new systems sold in the quarter, and a backorder situation which arose at the end of March, caused by a temporary delay in the availability of certain component parts.
While Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment is on extended backorder from the manufacturer, Wedgewood Pharmacy will compound this preparation for use in hospitals.
7 and a $8 million current backorder, an increase over last year at this time.
However, we are targeting selective increases in our inventory levels to bring down our backorder balance, and evaluate the correct inventory needed to maximize our business.
Wedgewood Pharmacy announced today that it is compounding thyroid tablets in response to physician demand during the long-term backorder of Forest Laboratories' Armour([R]) Thyroid tablets.
NameJet's auction services include not only the ability to place backorder requests on any domain name, but also a "last minute board" that lets customers closely watch an auction as it is ending.
D2D Express is currently in national rollout following a successful pilot and transition from GM's previous backorder fulfillment program.