Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cup of Joe: Actionable Consumer Goods Analytics

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As a CEO who focuses on developing software purpose-built for consumer goods companies, increasing data leverage is a topic that I frequently discuss with both users and potential users. Given our application focus areas which include trade promotion, retail execution, and supply chain execution, we manage a wealth of insightful data within our customer’s environments.

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AFS TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDS TPM SOLUTION THROUGH AN INTEGRATED ANALYTIC ALLIANCE WITH NIELSEN

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AFS Integrates Nielsen’s Trade Promotion Optimization Solution within its Trade Promotion Management System Phoenix, AZ, April 5, 2016—AFS Technologies, the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced the expansion of their TPM solution through an integrated analytic alliance with Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN).  This alliance blends data from two leading analytic

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AFS Technologies® Introduces New Electronic Proof of Delivery for Distributors and Wholesalers

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New App Automates Track and Trace While Maximizing Delivery Driver Productivity PHOENIX – April 8, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, at its annual user conference today announced a new software called AFS™ Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePoD) to enable distributors and wholesalers to execute

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AFS Technologies® Extends Digital Image Recognition Functionality to Support the Perfect Store in its Latest Retail Execution Release

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Newest version focuses on high efficiency, accuracy and improved user experience   Phoenix, AZ – March 31, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced the release of its upgraded AFS™ Retail Execution. The latest upgrade features several key enhancements to increase the efficiency, accuracy

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AFS Technologies® Enables Operator Coupons As a Strategic Growth Model for Foodservice Manufacturers

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Newest AFS Trade Promotion Management Foodservice Release Continues to Increase Productivity in Managing Trade Spend Phoenix, AZ. – April 4, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced the release of its upgraded AFS™ Trade Promotion Management Foodservice (TPM Foodservice). The latest release helps foodservice

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Scenario Planning Provides Insight for CPG Industry

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As senior vice president of sales at Sunny Delight Beverages, Eddie Young understands that to be effective with the management of trade spending, you need to implement scenario planning to create an annual calendar of trade promotions. Young, who joined the Cincinnati-based beverage maker after it was spun off from Procter & Gamble in 2004,

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OnDemand Webinar: How Strategy, Automation and Control Drive Growth in Foodservice

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Join Sheryle Blasko, formerly a Business Analyst at Kraft Heinz Foods, as she looks at how four Tier 1 & 2 CPG companies use strategy, automation and control to drive growth in their foodservice businesses. Hear from Daniel Friedrich, Nestle Global Business Solutions Manager. Robert Krone, Director of Foodservice Finance at Dannon. John Kittle, Vice

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OnDemand Webinar: Machine Learning and Retail Execution

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With all the data available these days, the decision making process at all levels has become a cumbersome task. Only few people in each organization understand the relevance of the information gathered and are able to define the strategy to follow to be successful at the shelf. With Machine Learning, the process of analyzing great

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Scavuzzo’s Webinar – Warehouse Improvements – Increasing Accuracy & Efficiency

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Warehouse Improvements Using AFS WMS – Increasing Accuracy & Efficiency In this webinar, John Robba of Scavuzzo’s will talk with AFS’ Jordan Bullington, WMS Manager, about how Scavuzzo’s address the challenges of increased accuracy and efficiency in their warehouses. John will talk about how they train new employees and get them up to speed fast.

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AFS Technologies® 2016 User Conference Builds Customer Buzz for “Purpose-built” Software Strategy

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Manufacturers, distributors, logistics providers and sales agencies hear exciting announcements regarding software futures, alliances and capabilities PHOENIX – April 11, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, has completed another successful user group conference. Hosting 42 sessions over the course of two days, AFS demonstrated its

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