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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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This study considers a supply chain coordination model with backorder for the buyer, inspection cost for the vendor, and a coordination strategy between them.
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Hence, a company can have on-hand inventory and backorders at the same time.
If now we can determine the values of other decision variables of the problem, called inventory and backorder variables ([XINV.
This program will reduce backorders, improve FMS logistics response time, and provide options for tailored FMS customer support.
Most of the practices surveyed reported that they became aware of the shortage only when their supply ran out or went on backorder.
RICHFIELD, Ohio -- OEConnection LLC , a leading provider of online solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) distribution networks, has announced the release of a time-saving Short Message Service (SMS) notification feature to D2D Express, the automotive industry's most widely-used e-commerce backorder parts sourcing and fulfillment solution.
If the customer is willing to backorder the demand, the manager will inform her/him of the date when the computer is available again.
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MIDORI recognizes that its exclusive Double Faced Satin is a customer favorite, but also understands the recent tariff issues - higher prices and longer backorder time - are causing industry concern.
Formosa Epitaxy has also seen backorder of LED chips totaling around 30-40% due mainly to flooding orders, and plans to gradually expand output in the following months to boost sales.
The requested solution is to eliminate the backorder policy reflected in Chapter 8 of the Security Assistance Management Manual, which restricts sales from stock on non-CLSSA requisitions to items whose on-hand level is above the reorder point.