Exploring Backorder Processing

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Run backorder processing

Backorder Processing


The following interaction shows you features of backorder processing.

Confirmation Strategies

Confirmation strategies determine how each requirement in BOP runs is handled when availability is limited. Each requirement in a run is assigned to one of six possible confirmation strategies. The assigned confirmation strategies determine which requirements with which priority receive the available quantity. It can result in already confirmed demand quantities being confirmed earlier, later, partially, or not at all. The strategies are predefined in the system.

The following strategies are available:

Implementing Backorder Processing

The most important work takes place outside the system. You need to think about the different requirements you deal with and determine which requirements should be assigned to which strategy. 

Select Sales Orders/Stock Transport Orders below to see a possible outcome of a segmentation.

Backorder Processing Segments

Sort Sequence


Job for the Backorder Processing Run

Backorder Processing Results

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