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Managing backlog lists

The backlog lists show you variations that have been reordered but have not been booked in yet. In other words variations that are undelivered. Furthermore you will learn where you can see variations that are returned and should be on the way back to you.

1. Searching for undelivered variations

You can perform a general search for undelivered variations or you can search for variations that have been reordered specifically for a customer’s order. Each search has its own menu.

1.1. General search

Variations that have been reordered, but have not been booked in yet are listed in the Stock » Reorder management » Backlog list menu. A search will not automatically be carried out when you open the menu. The default search is not limited by any filters. This means the default search will search for all undelivered variations from all warehouses and supplieres and regardless of how old the reorder is. Use filters to limit the search results.

Searching for undelivered variations:

  1. Go to Stock » Reorder management » Backlog list.

  2. Select filters for your search. Pay attention to the information given in table 1.

  3. Click on search to find undelivered variations.

Table 1. Filters for searching undelivered variations.
Setting Explanation

ID selection

Either select ALL IDs or one of the limitations Order ID only, Item ID only, Only characters from the drop-down list. Values entered into the entry field next to the drop-down list will be combined with this selection. Therefore, only search results thatmatch the combination will be displayed.

Item data

Entry field for searching data that is saved in the item data record.

Warehouse

Select ALL or one of the warehouses saved in your system.

Sorting

Select the order in which search results should be displayed.

Limit

Maximum number of search results that will be displayed.

Owner

Select ALL or one of the owners saved in your system.

Supplier

Select ALL or one of the suppliers saved in your system.

Date

Additional entry fields will appear if you select one of the options Delivery deadline, Payment due or Calendar week. You can use these entry fields to limit your search accordingly.

Flag

Select ALL, NONE or one of the listed flags.

Once you have carried out a search and your search results are listed, you can open the reordered item as well as the reorder that the item is in.

Click on the small Plus in one of the result rows and the search result will be expanded and the reorders that the item is included in will be listed. Click on the reorder ID to open the reorder. Click on the item ID to open the item data record.

1.2. Searching in the order based backlog list

Order based means that a reorder was created directly for an order. A search will automatically be carried out when you open the menu. You can use filters to narrow the search result down.

Searching in the order based backlog list:

  1. Go to Stock » Reorder management » Order based backlog list.

  2. Select filters for your search.

  3. Click on Search.

The backlog list search results will be listed by item ID in ascending order of the IDs. You can open the item, the reorder or the customer by clicking on the ID. The IDs are displayed along with the result. The following table provides you with explanations of the information displayed in the search results:

Orders are automatically set to status 5 if you book in stock in a reorder that is order based.

If you open a reorder that was created in an order and you book in stock in the reorder, then the status of this order will automatically change to status 5.

Table 2. search result columns
Setting Explanation

Quantity

Displays the quantity that was reordered and the quantity that was purchased in the order. The quantities are displayed one below the other. In both lines actually 3 quantities are displayed. These quantities are the quantity that was already delivered, the quantity that still needs to be deliverered and the quantity that was originally ordered or reordered. This means that thee quantity that was already delivered to the customer can be found in the second line.
upper line = reorder lower line = order

NRQ

Difference between the quantity that was ordered in the origninal order and the quantity that was reordered. This difference is not reserved when reordered and therefore the name non-reserved quantity.

2. List supply that is coming in from returns

You have a seperate menu that lists the items that are announced to be returned. A search will automatically be carried out when you open the Stock » Returns » Supply menu. The results are listed in descending order according to the date that the return was created. Items from the latest return are listed first.

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