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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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Barron, "An alternative analysis and solution procedure for the EPQ model with rework process at a single-stage manufacturing system with planned backorders," Computers & Industrial Engineering, vol.
If the customer chooses to receive the gift certificate, the item will remain on backorder until it is available to ship - which could be from a few days to a few months.
Also, if replenishment is insufficient should (a) backorders for lower priority demand classes or (b) inventory for higher priority demand classes be replenished first?
5)-(8) assumes that there is no initial inventory or backorders, neither is there any final inventory or backorders at the end of the planning horizon.
Now it has come down to one order a day that has a backorder of some sort, which is not our fault, and that's the big difference," says Grant.
Backorders of about 750,000 DTaP doses remained fairly constant through September and October, then dropped to 426,000 in November.
Keswani, "Inventory models with a mixture of backorders and lost sales," Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, vol.
Minicontainers 20 000 140 and 240 liters and chips annual backorders.
During the yard period and in conjunction with the Integrated Logistics Overhaul/Program Management Review (ILO/PMR) team, these logistics and supply chain customer-oriented professionals set aside a dedicated block of time each month to help Essex with some of the supply chain challenges such as aged backorders and a lack of material support for many of the maintenance requirements on board.
Have 750 backorders on that gun but only get 10 a month from that manufacturer.
International customers complained of the lengthy backorders of non-CLSSA requisitions (Type 5 backorders), and commented that the review period and release of these backorders varies by inventory control point (ICP).
Jodi Donohue, Wedgewood Pharmacy's animal-health product manager noted, "During backorders or other shortages of commercially available medications, compounding pharmacies like Wedgewood Pharmacy are able to compound alternatives so that treatment regimens can continue uninterrupted.