Many companies have had a long and close relationship with spreadsheets for supply chain planning. While flexibility and configurability mean that spreadsheets can be sufficient for supply chain planning for small businesses or for simple supply chains, the limitations become more apparent as supply chains grow in complexity, volume, and geographic spread. When dealing with larger supplier networks, multiple product lines, and complex demand patterns, spreadsheets can become not only unwieldy and error prone, but can actually cost rather than save your business money.
In episode one, we discuss the warning signs and what is driving the need for change, including:
Join our three-part webinar series as we discuss the process of identifying why, when, and how, businesses should consider transitioning to more advanced software solutions for supply chain planning.