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backlog

[′bak‚läg]
(industrial engineering)
An accumulation of orders promising future work and profit.
An accumulation of unprocessed materials or unperformed tasks.
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President Trump included the proposal to help address the National Park Service maintenance backlog in his infrastructure plan and the Department of the Interiors Fiscal Year 2019 budget request.
From 2011 to 2017, the courts in total closed more than 800,000 backlog cases in this manner, the HJPC BiH said.
The report states that there is a total of pounds 241m 'high and significant risk' maintenance backlog which should be 'addressed at the earliest possible opportunity'.
Some say the total, however, is much higher because the study only counted rape evidence in crime labs and didn't include the backlog at police headquarters -- such as the LAPD's 7,000 cases.
Even more importantly, the staff assigned to answer the phones during this backlog elimination effort should be separated and in effect "walled off" from the transaction staff.
If you divide the estimated hours of work in the backlog by the rate at which you complete backlog--estimated hours completed per week--you get "backlog weeks.
Use the database tool to calculate the current FCI, which is the dollar value of the One-Year Deferred Maintenance Backlog (DMB) divided by the CRV of the building.
Most remodelers add a job to their backlog only if there's a signed construction contract in hand.
The DAV will play a large role in helping resolve the claims backlog problem.
In an ideal situation, no backlog should exist at all.
Rosalind and Pierce, a former revenue agent for the Internal Revenue Service, quit their jobs and got a $15,000 loan from a friend to start Backlog.
But as the backlog seems to grow, you're being asked to trim your budgets.