11 Reasons for a Sales Order to get Backordered!

By | October 6, 2011 | 14,721 views | Category: Order Management

A Sales Order can get into backorder state after performing Pick Release on a Sales Order but there are many reasons for a Sales Order to get backorder. Today I will list the possible reasons for a Sales Order to get backorder.

  1. Order on Hold
  2. Inventory Period NOT open
  3. No enough on-hand quantity
  4. No enough quantity to reserve/transact
  5. No on-hand quantity in required sub-inventory
  6. The Lot from which items are selected is inactive/expired
  7. Wrong Item reservation (even inventory have enough quantity)
  8. Inventory reserved for other sales orders
  9. Inventory picked-up by other sales orders
  10. Previously done return to stock not properly performed
  11. Move order is in pending state

PS: This is not the end of the list, there will be many reasons for a sales order to get backorder. I will keep this list updated as and when I come across some more new reasons.

If you are aware of any more other reasons for a sales order to get backorder then please do comment, I will update the list with your name.

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