In supply chain terms when a customer order cannot be immediately fulfilled from stock, the customer requirement may be placed on ‘back order’. This implies that a replenishment order will be raised on the next tier of the supply chain and, when sufficient materials are available, the outstanding ordered amount will be forwarded to the original customer.« Back to Glossary Index
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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.