Monthly Archives: December 2017

Preparing for Trade Promotion Management

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When you’ve decided to improve trade planning there are many dynamics to consider.  Here are five tips for setting your organization up for success. Decide what you want to fix and what habits need to be broken. Perhaps obvious, but a common pitfall is jumping straight to a solution.  Identify the outcomes that you want

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Smithfield Foods Selects AFS for Trade Promotion Management Planning

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Food industry expertise and unique closed-loop solution—to deliver greater visibility into complex trade spend processes. Phoenix, Ariz – Dec 11, 2017 – AFS Technologies announced today that Smithfield Foods, Inc. has selected AFS for its Trade Promotion Management solution for planning. Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world’s largest pork

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Overcoming Data Challenges to Support Data Driven Foodservice Decisions

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In November I attended the IFMA President’s Conference in Phoenix Arizona where the message of all speakers was loud and clear, data represents the largest opportunity and subsequently the biggest challenge for foodservice manufacturers today. AFS Technologies, who partners with the vast majority of the Forbes Top 25 Global Food companies, supports large manufacturers to

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