The backorder report will display any stock items that are on backorder. Backorders are usually added for the difference on the Quantity Order and Quantity Shipped fields on the "Document entry" screen. When processing invoices and credit notes, and a backorder exists for the debtor (customer / client) account, you may select the items on backorder is displayed. 

You may also add, edit or delete backorders in the following options on the Action ribbon:

Input → Backorders menu.

Stock items - Backorders tab of selected stock items.  

Debtors - Backorders tab of selected debtor (customer / client) accounts.     

Report options

To print a Backorder report: 

1.On the Reports ribbon, select Reports → Stock → Backorder


2.Select the following:

a)From... To... - Select the stock code(s) to include in the report.   

b)Sequence - Select "Stock code" or "Stock description" to sort the order in which you need to print the data.

3.Click on the OK button. 

Printed example : Backorders

An example of the "Backorders" report, is as follows:


It will display the following information:

1.Debtor - Account number and name

2.Referral Source - The Document number and the reference added in the "Your reference" field of the "Document entry" screen.

3.On Hand - The quantity of the stock item on hand. 

4.Qty - Quantity on backorder.

5.Selling price - The selling price per item (exclusive of Tax (VAT/GST/Sales tax).

6.Disc% - The discount percentage if the "Apply invoice discount" field is selected (ticked) for the Stock item and "Customer discount percentage" is specified on the Accounting information tab for the debtor (customer / client). It my also be entered or edited when processing invoices.

7.Price - The selling price per item minus the discount percentage (exclusive of Tax (VAT/GST/Sales tax).