order book


: a book that shows the number of orders that a company has received from its customers
often used figuratively
The company is starting the year with a full order book.

Examples of order book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company’s total order book (excluding joint ventures) shrank by £205 million over the 12 months to February 25, however, to £1.9 billion. Royston Wild, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Boeing had the upper hand for years until the last major 737 Max crisis, which saw its planes grounded and its order book dry up. Morgan Haefner, Quartz, 16 Feb. 2024 Only 499 examples of the Ultimate will be made, split between 300 coupes and 199 Volante convertibles, and the order book is already closed. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 10 May 2023 The customer, the CEO of Linear, accused Carta of using his startup’s confidential data without his approval to build out Carta’s own order book for its secondaries market platform. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 9 Jan. 2024 This brings the airline’s total firm order book to 80 planes. Marisa Garcia, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 Daimler says the weaker numbers were because of a 2024 order book that is not yet open, though this reasoning seems to be centered on North America, Citi says. David Sachs, WSJ, 1 Aug. 2023 The manufacturer also booked orders for 902 aircraft, primarily from Air India and IndiGo, accounting for over 70% of its order book. Frank Holmes, Forbes, 17 July 2023 Notice shows a number of open buy and sell orders for ByteDance, with an order book totaling more than $3 billion in potential trade interest. Alex Konrad, Forbes, 4 May 2023

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“Order book.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/order%20book. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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