back order


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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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The first spare helps us by eliminating a back order whenever there are one or more assets in the pipeline.
Requests for dexamethasone went on back order in mid-April, and "we are down to five vials [of betamethasone] and no known replenishment coming from back orders," said Dr.
Therefore, bases must keep more on the shelf to reduce the chance of a back order.
If the dealer ordered 12 units, he may be able to get six and have six on back order," says Seyfert.
Similarly, if the days on back order remain the same as CWT gets worse, we can infer that the percentage of immediate issues must be going down.
Right now, we have everything on back order,'' said Ken McCullagh, general manager of Borders Books and Music in Canoga Park.
The wholesale back order targets study determines the planned number of wholesale back orders inherent in the AFMC requirements computation system; that is, how many back orders can be expected based on the aircraft availability targets supplied by Air Staff and the forecasted pipeline times and demand rates?
Of their 13 bikes on back order, only one is for an Antelope Valley customer.
Pubnet is a leading publishing industry e-commerce exchange, allowing more than 3,000 distributors, bookstores and other retailers to place electronic orders (POs), and receive back order acknowledgements (POAs), invoices, and advance shipping notices (ASNs) through standardized electronic methods.
Other new audio features enable users to burn a long audio compilation across multiple audio CDs simultaneously, and specify a play back order of MP3 and WMA files even if their player only supports alphabetical playback.
About 100 of the gas masks are on back order at Recon-1, forcing Kalaydjian to order another 400 masks just four days before the convention is set to start at the downtown Staples Center.
Users benefit by having an accurate picture of parts and equipment availability, back order status and who in the organization is responsible for each and every inventory item.