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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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Generally, continuous inventory control models with allowed backorders will have larger ordering quantity Q then basic EOQ model.
Wu, "Mixture inventory model with backorders and lost sales for variable lead time," Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol.
Wang, "Manufacturer-buyer coordination for newsvendor-type-products with two ordering opportunities and partial backorders," European Journal of Operational Research, vol.
Denote TB as the time period of backorders. The existence of TB is related to Tr.
Al incrementar el tamano y la frecuencia de los pedidos, se ocasiona un embotellamiento de las ordenes y comienzan pedidos a retrasarse ya que el productor puede que no tenga la suficiente capacidad para cumplir con la cantidad de productos que solicita el detallista; por este motivo se debe establecer una politica de inversion, la cual debe generar un incremento en la capacidad del productor cuando el backorder supere un porcentaje determinado de la demanda del cliente final.
Backorders occur in the period of [t.sub.2], and the demand rate in period [t.sub.2] is the decreasing function of out-of-stock time.
They consistently maintain their inventory and keep their products up to date; however, at times a popular item may go faster than expected and they are left with the dreaded backorder. In order to continue meeting their goal of 100% customer satisfaction, Semper Divina has decided to start rewarding its customers for their patience.
The state is defined by the boundary conditions of inventory, backorders, and workforce.
Fill rate is the fraction of demand that is met without backorders or lost sales (Silver et al.
Our work in this paper considers a multi-item, multi-period CLSP with the considerations of backorders and setup-times in its formulation.
In that model, they consider backorders and constant defect rate in constant linier demand.