Spreadsheets existed before computers, but it was computers that made them ubiquitous. While they're an important tool for small business owners, managing a food supply chain by spreadsheet is playing with fire - and you will get burned eventually.
Not only will a supply chain management platform give you a single source of truth across your organization (version control!), but easier supplier documentation and communication as well. When your supply chain data isn’t centralized, it’s only a matter of time before a recall or withdrawal situation exposes that weak link.
Here are 10 reasons why spreadsheets have no place in modern food supply chain management.