Backlog Quantity

If a delivery up to the forecast start date is not or partial receipt, the quantity is not a new delivery date. The quantity is sent as backlog quantity. Backlog quantity must be delivered immediate.


The barcode is an optically or magnetically readable code for data processing, which is represented by lines and is used on delivery receipts, goods packaging or for the automatic control of machines.


Batch is a keyword assigned to all items of a product with identical materials. For all safety-relevant items, the batch must be available for traceability throughout the logistics chain.


Number system consisting of 0 and 1.

Blanket order

The customer/ supplier converts an end-of-year result into blanket orders. A blanket order contains e.g. the complete delivery adress of the customer / supplier (sales blanket order/ purchase blanket order).

Bulk Charge Carrier

This is a reusable/multi-purpose packaging, but also for special frames, e.g. for steel, glass, tires (molded parts).