Forecasting inventory in spreadsheets worked until the Juniper Ridge team started to notice the ripple effects components can have. Suddenly, they’d spend days chasing their tails to figure out how to protect finished goods when a single component was delayed or suddenly out of stock. Improvements to their spreadsheets helped, but the process still took too much time to manage. As a small team, they knew they needed a more automated and robust solution.
“We ended up spending our time on creative solutions to manage our inventory rather than creative solutions to grow our business."