backlog


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Synonyms for backlog

Synonyms for backlog

Synonyms for backlog

an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)

the large log at the back of a hearth fire

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something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

accumulate and create a backlog

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But he estimates it would cost more than $10 million to completely eliminate the backlog.
While most companies have in place reporting systems to track the volumes and turnaround times, at least at a macro level, of most key transactions, for purposes of backlog reductions, the level of detail is in all likelihood significantly higher than what is in place.
Second, calculate the backlog for each craft separately.
Conduct a quick and cost-effective process to quantify an institution's deferred maintenance backlog and determine the level of funding necessary to reduce or eliminate the backlog and maintain the target FCI.
Even though claims backlogs have been studied before, Adm.
However, average backlog has declined for three consecutive quarters in the South, which may be due to a bit of a slowdown in energy-related investment because of the low price of natural gas.
While most regions experienced a decline in average backlog during the latest two-month period, with the exception of the Middle States, the pace of decline was quite modest.
Typically, these inspections identified areas of the backlog, including structures, foundations, and substructures; roofing and exterior walls; plumbing and electrical systems; safety systems; ceiling systems; floor coverings; interior walls; conveying systems; and heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems (HVAC).
There was a special reallocation of some employees to try to cut that backlog down,'' court spokesman Allan Parachini said.
First, determine the extent of the backlog--what are the oldest renewals, how many days or weeks behind is the mail, on what desks is the backlog the most serious, etc.
Additionally, XYZ has a substantial backlog of orders which the sellers represent as quite valuable.
WASHINGTON -- Associated Builders and Contractors(ABC) today released its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) for the first quarter of 2012.
The Northeast saw the largest increase in construction backlog at 1.
With this proposition, we will begin to eliminate the backlog of evidence analysis, which will allow us to present evidence to the courts in a more timely manner, which will allow for quicker processing of cases,'' said Capt.
Home Corporation (NYSE: UH) announced today its year-end backlog increased 44 percent to 2,704 units up from a backlog of 1,872 units at Dec.