Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Myth: Product recalls are bureaucratic nightmares

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As recalls become increasingly common in today’s complex, global marketplace, consumer goods producers, manufacturers and distributors can no longer afford to provide goods without traceability. In recent years companies have faced bankruptcy because of lost revenue, hefty fines from the FDA, incalculable brand damage, and a month or more spent recalling products. To find out more, download our whitepaper by

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Scenario Planning – the key to effective Trade Promotion Management

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Trade promotion management (TPM) is the process of planning, budgeting, presenting and executing incentive programs which occur between the manufacturer and the retailer to enhance sales of specific products Scenario planning is the variable that businesses face when a retailer introduces a new opportunity for a promotion, needs to fill a vacated promotion or wants

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Helping your field force achieve the Perfect Store

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There is no doubt that a vigorously planned and executed Perfect Store plan can lead to retail activity acceleration. But “Perfect Store” is these days a very widely used term by different companies and industries. While everybody has a strategy which contains Perfect Store elements, there might still be elements which can improve it. Having tens

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AFS Technologies’ New Warehouse Management Systems 2014 Platform Supports GS1 Standards and Produce Traceability Compliance

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Phoenix, AZ, March 10, 2014 – AFS Technologies, a leading Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) software developer for the Food, Beverage and Consumer Goods industries, is pleased to announce the newest release of its AFS WMS platform. The 2014 AFS WMS solution offers multiple voice picking enhancements, complete Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) functionality and includes integration

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AFS Technologies Continues to Strengthen its Consumer Packaged Goods Expertise with the Addition of Jim Christen

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Phoenix, AZ, March 3, 2014 – AFS Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions for the Food, Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industries, has appointed Jim Christen as Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Christen assumes his position effectively immediately and will be based at the Company’s corporate headquarters in Phoenix,

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