Historically, Microsoft Excel has been the tool of choice for key supply chain planning (SCP) processes. Not surprisingly, the flexibility of spreadsheets and the familiarity that many supply chain planners have with them have led to their widespread adoption.
Unfortunately, multitudes of disparate spreadsheets simply can’t keep up with the demands of today’s global and complex value chains where end-to-end visibility, greater agility and cross-organization collaboration are imperative.
In this new report, Nucleus explores:
- The challenges of using Excel-driven processes for companies seeking more integrated, cross-sectional planning
- The specific pain points Excel causes supply chain planners, information technology and executive leadership
- The key benefits of moving from spreadsheets to a modern day supply chain planning solution