Creating Backorders for your composite variants is simple with our backordering functionality. Here’s how you do it.
When you create a sales order for your composite variant and you do not have enough stock on hand, you will be prompted you create a backorder;
Select, Create a Backorder.
A popup will appear listing the variants that make up the composite variant;
Make sure you fill in the Item Cost for each of your variants and then click on Preview Purchase Orders.
Your variants will be separated by supplier. Select the supplier for each variant.
You can choose to email these Purchase Orders to your suppliers at this point.
Once you have selected your supplier’s addresses, select Confirm Order.
A backorder for your composite variant has been created. You can view each purchase order if you wish to.
If you go back into the Sales Order, you will also be able to view the Purchase orders tied to this Sales Order, Listed on the right hand side of the page.