By Donna Woronka
Many businesses start up so modestly that they can fit their full inventory in their garage, a slice of rented warehouse or in that dark, cobwebby storeroom in their building—and easily keep track of it via a spreadsheet. But as businesses grow and inventory expands, all that manual input catches up with them.
In the first place, spreadsheet inventory management is a laborious operation that takes key people away from what they should be doing. And manual input is...