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back order

[′bak ‚ȯrd·ər]
(industrial engineering)
An order held for future completion.
A new order placed for previously unavailable materials of an old order.
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Its formulation assumes a random scattering of back orders across aircraft, ignoring the possible effects of cannibalization (consolidating back orders on as few aircraft as possible by removing serviceable parts from down aircraft to be used as spares).
In a short time, the company was able to significantly reduce overhead costs, minimize the amount of stock outs and back orders and increase productivity.
World Wide Video estimates that the combination of revenue, back orders and orders for its 4th quarter should be over $100,000.
CO back orders follows the same theme for our customers.
So far only five million French people have received the drug and last month Spain and Germany said they would scale back orders.
These included a record low for back orders, the lowest cost-recovery rate in agency history, and a 90 percent customer satisfaction rate.
Defense Supply Center Richmond officials announced recently that back orders for Navy and Marine Corps aviation parts hit an all-time low.
Vassalli eventually hopes to restore the second factory's international market, but for now he's too busy helping his main operation fill all those back orders.
On top of this, there are a lot of enthusiastic people out there who want back orders of magazines and newspapers for loads of other interesting reasons.
Inevitably, some form of an inventory turnover measurement, becomes appropriate (inventory turnover rate, number of back orders per sales order, for example).
The objectives being pursued are back orders against direct requisitioning procedures cases (BB/DRP), cooperative logistics supply support arrangement investment, repair reporting, performance based logistics, allowance development, and enterprise resource planning.
There would be no shortage of sweet liquor, no lack of second-hand smoke, and no back orders on bar room babes.