Definition of Backorder:

  1. Customer orders that cannot be processed during the presentation and customers want to wait for a specific time. The percentage of items sold and the number of items sold are important measures of the company's customer service quality and its inventory management performance.

  2. Order (product) has been temporarily terminated.

  3. Retail orders for products that are temporarily out of stock at the supplier.

How to use Backorder in a sentence?

  1. I knew that this money would be collected and I would have to wait a few days for my item to arrive.
  2. Item was ordered from our distributor.
  3. Because our inventory was tight, we had to launch the product for free to keep customers happy.
  4. You may need to rearrange if you need something, but you can't get it now.

Meaning of Backorder & Backorder Definition