Coleman Worldwide Moving helps corporations, governments, and individuals manage moves, storage, and relocations. It operates 60 service centers across the U.S. and is the largest agent for Allied Van Lines. In 2019, Coleman added Workday Prism Analytics to its portfolio of Workday solutions, empowering managers to blend insights from Workday Financial Management with external data to create a holistic picture of the company’s financial performance.
Too Many Systems, Not Enough Understanding
“We really needed a better analytics tool,” says Alex Chance, senior solutions architect at Coleman Worldwide Moving. “Our systems weren’t compatible, and users constantly complained about having to go into disparate systems to get the data they needed. Workday Prism Analytics gives us the ability to incorporate external data within Workday.”
Coleman’s first priority was the general manager dashboard, a one-stop shop for managers to access key metrics. “Managers are very busy,” says Chance. “They’re on the move. They’re running warehouses. So they don’t have a lot of time to sit down at their computers and crunch numbers. With the dashboard, they can see a summary P&L (profit and loss statement) and get a really good picture of what’s going on at their location.”
The dashboard combines data from