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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Where: [N.sub.L] = expected number of backorders, [F.sub.L](.) = cumulative probability density function of demand over lead-time.
Chang, "Lead time and ordering cost reductions in continuous review inventory systems with partial backorders," Journal of the Operational Research Society, vol.
Lodree Jr., "Advanced supply chain planning with mixtures of backorders, lost sales, and lost contract," European Journal of Operational Research, vol.
IC is the available stock in a cycle time and LS and BC represent, respectively, the lost sales and the backorders in a cycle time.
The spokeswoman also said Vodafone is confident that all backorders will be fulfilled in the next two weeks.
Moreover, the uncertainty of customer demand causes is a challenge to the stores because product shortages often occur, and backorders are needed [1].
According to the reports, it expects to increase its sales since the company resumed second-shift production at its plant in Korea in the middle of May, which would help it reduce backorders.
Jacksonville, NC, February 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Semper Divina Clothing and Accessories has announced yet another customer oriented policy that will introduce a crediting system for backorders. This new policy announcement comes shortly after Semper Divina published its new 110% price match guarantee which guarantees its customers the best prices before or up to 10 days after purchase.
The "urgency" portion of PURR is evident in Abbott's aversion to backorders and its proficiency in same-day and next-day delivery.
In other words, for a problem that extends over multiple cycles (i.e., years), each year is identical to the first year with the exception of boundary conditions such as the initial levels of inventory, backorders, and workforce.