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Keck’s Food Service Selects AFS Distribution Management Solution Based on Rigorous Search and Selection Process

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Phoenix, AZ – December 1, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for Food Distribution companies, is proud to announce that Keck’s Food Service, Inc. has chosen AFS technologies as their partner for the future. “AFS has been a longtime and valued business partner for Kecks. Before migrating off the

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AFS Technologies Announces New Equity Investment from Symphony Technology Group

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Symphony Technology Group Now Majority Owner of AFS Technologies Purpose-built Software Delivering High Value Outcomes for Consumer Goods Manufacturers, Food Distributors, and Sales Agencies. Phoenix, Ariz – Oct 17, 2018 – AFS Technologies, Inc. (“AFS”) a leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods manufacturers, food distributors, and sales agencies, announced today that it

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AFS Technologies Trade Promotion Management (TPM) Solution Ranked Best-in-Class in 2018 TPx Vendor Panorama 

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Press Release AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce its Trade Promotion Management (TPM) solution has been ranked Best-in-Class and received the highest award rating by The Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) for Product Aptness & Flexibility, Delivery Flexibility, TPM Functionality, User Experience, Analytical Capabilities,

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AFS Sponsoring and Leading Panel Discussion at upcoming POI Retail Execution Summit 2018

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Phoenix, Ariz – September 18, 2018 – AFS, a leading global provider of mobile retail execution solutions for the consumer goods industry, today announced that it will sponsor and lead a panel discussion, with consumer goods professionals, at the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) Retail Execution Summit 2018, September 26-28 in Morristown, NJ.  At the POI

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AFS Honors Arizona Senator John McCain

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AFS Technologies, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, would like to honor our late Senator John McCain who lost his battle with brain cancer. John McCain served the great state of Arizona and our country for over five decades. Our condolences go out to all his family and friends. Rest in peace.

AFS WMS recognized by Gartner in the 2018 Midmarket Context: “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems”

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Phoenix, AZ. – July 11th, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce that its warehouse management software for food distribution companies, AFS WMS, has been recognized by Gartner in its 2018 Midmarket Context: “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems.” The WMS market

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AFS Wins Zoominfo Award for its Handling of Customer Data and CRM and Marketing Integration with Hubspot

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Boston, MA. – June 25th, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the “Rookie of the Year” award at the Zoominfo Growth Acceleration Summit for its customer data processes, GDPR compliance, and the integration with its Hubspot CRM

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AFS Honors Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan

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AFS Technologies has been in business for nearly 35 years. In that time we have built relationships and partnerships with companies and people across the globe, some of which go back to our beginnings; developing ERP systems to make life easier for food distributors. We understand the struggle and hard work it takes to build

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POI European promotion Optimization Summit

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The POI event held in Hungary this year was a great success. This years’ Promotion Optimization Institute Summit had its practical focus on using data and analytics to drive additional sales and improve efficiency, as the business community is asking the question of how to leverage all this available information. Manufacturers had a focus on

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Oregon Ice Cream Scoops Up AFS for Trade Promotional Management

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Trade spending expertise and a unique closed-loop solution deliver greater visibility into the complex trade spend processes for Oregon Ice Cream. Phoenix, April 25, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce that Oregon Ice Cream has selected AFS for its Trade Promotion

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AFS Technologies’ Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePoD) Microsite Is LIVE

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – April 12, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is pleased to announce that it has launched a new microsite for its electronic Proof of Delivery (ePoD) software solution. AFS is a leader in the food & beverage distribution software business, offering an

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CONGRATULATIONS Van Eerden, UniPro 2017 Member of the Year

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UniPro – Working for You At some point over the last few days, UniPro Foodservice, Inc. has been a part of your life. It might have been when you were paying for your kids’ lunches at school, going to dinner with your family or just dropping in a coffee shop for a cup of joe.

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AFS Technologies Retail Execution Solutions Ranked Best-in-Class in Three Categories; Merchandising, Guided Selling and Analytical Insights by POI.

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Recognized in 2018 Vendor Panorama for Retail Execution and Monitoring in Consumer Goods by The Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) Phoenix, Ariz – Mar 28, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce its Retail Execution solutions have been ranked Best-in-Class for Guided Selling,

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AFS Technologies Continues to be Identified as One of the Best Solution Providers of Critical Business Functions List in the Annual Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Readers’ Choice.

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AFS is recognized for Customer Relationship Management, Trade Promotion Management and Retail Execution. Phoenix, AZ– March 21, 2018 – AFS Technologies, (AFS) the global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, has been voted into several categories of the “Best in Class” Top List of Business Solution Providers in the Annual Consumer Goods Technology

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HARIBO USA Selects AFS for Trade Promotion Management

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Trade spending expertise and a unique closed-loop solution that addresses HARIBO security requirements and delivers greater visibility into the complex trade spend processes for the #1 selling Gummi Bear. Phoenix, Feb 1, 2018 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce that HARIBO USA

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AFS Technologies Recognized on “Food Logistics 2017 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List”

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Food Logistics releases its 14th annual FL100+ List, which continues to recognize AFS Technologies for its supply chain solutions Phoenix, January 4, 2017 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, this week announced the fourteenth annual FL100+ list, which appears in the

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Enjoy Life Foods Selects AFS TPM Retail to Transform Trade Planning, Settlement and Analysis.

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Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ, December 28, 2017. AFS Technologies, the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, and Enjoy Life Foods, the #1 brand in the Free-From food category, announced Enjoy Life Foods’ selection of AFS TPM Retail capabilities for sales planning, analysis, and the execution of the trade spending settlement

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AFS Technologies Recognized as a Representative Vendor in the 2017 Gartner Market Guide for Retail Execution and Monitoring Solutions for the Consumer Goods Industry

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AFS global deployments strive to help customers achieve success at the retail shelf as the selling space gets tighter. Phoenix, Ariz – Dec 20, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced that the company has been recognized in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for Retail

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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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AFS TPM Retail Solution Receives a Best-In-Class Field Analytics/Insight Distinction from the Promotion Optimization Institute

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Phoenix, Ariz. November 1st, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies was recognized for “Best-in-Class Field Analytics/Insight” in the TPx Vendor Panorama 2017, published by the analyst firm Promotion Optimization Institute (POI). In the TPx Vendor Panorama 2017, AFS TPM Retail received “Above Average” ratings for

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Planorama and AFS Technologies announce a strategic partnership to bring real-time retail execution to CPGs

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Phoenix, AZ and Paris, France – October 20, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leader in software solutions for the consumer goods industry, and Planorama, the pioneer in image recognition for retail, have announced a partnership that will deliver a powerful, best-in-class retail execution solution to consumer goods manufacturers. Planorama’s image recognition technology will be integrated

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Why does SSAE 18 Compliance Matter?

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Your financial information is one of the single most valuable assets your organization has, and keeping it safe in today’s highly technical environment can be a difficult and daunting task for many organizations. Having a vendor partner that is SSAE 18 compliant offers you the peace of mind that the financial information that is entrusted

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Disaster Recovery Planning for Hurricane Irma

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AFS Support teams are reaching out to customers in the path of Hurricane Irma. We share your concern and want to make sure you are as prepared as possible to protect your valuable business data in the event of a direct hit. As your partner, we want to work with you through any issues around

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Charity Begins at Work – Leading Food and Beverage Software Vendor AFS Technologies Gives Back

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Phoenix, Ariz – Aug 18, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce that several of our Phoenix, Arizona employees and their families volunteered their time on Tuesday to give to a charity, ‘Feed My Starving Children’ www.fmsc.org a non-profit organization that provides

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AFS Technologies Adds Executive Supporting TPM for the Retail Industry Expanding its World Class Talent Base to Help its Consumer Goods Manufacturers Improve the Return on Their Trade Spending Investment

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Phoenix, Ariz – July 20, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce that Kurt Kaiser has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development for the Trade Promotion Management (TPM) solution group. Kaiser joins AFS from Nielsen where he served in

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AFS Technologies ranked Best-in-Class for Merchandising and Guided Selling by Promotion Optimization Institute in their 2017 Vendor Panorama for Retail Execution and Monitoring in Consumer Goods

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Phoenix, Ariz – July 19, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce its Retail Execution solutions have been ranked Best-in-Class for both the Guided Selling and Merchandising categories by the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) in their just released Vendor Panorama for Retail

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Experience the User Conference OnDemand

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  Experience the AFS User Conference OnDemand, Join the event that hundreds of consumer goods companies attended to get insights into the leading supply chain solutions from trade and retail planning for manufacturers to supply chain execution for distributors. Click Here.

Post User Conference Corporate Message

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The Annual AFS Technologies User Conference wrapped up late Friday in Phoenix Arizona and it has been noted by our customers and CEO, Joe Bellini, as a success. The message was loud and clear, AFS Technologies is a committed technology partner who continues to reinvest in the area of their business that drives the most

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AFS Technologies 2017 User Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. “Practical Analytics for Everyday Decision Making.”

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Phoenix, Ariz – May 9, 2017 – AFS Technologies, an award winning global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announces its 2017 User Conference, taking place May 17-19 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix. The conference will highlight the importance of leveraging the data available in both your applications

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AFS Opens Latin American Office in Mexico City

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AFS Technologies, as part of its global expansion footprint, has opened an office in Mexico City to serve the Latin American market with its purpose-built software solutions. AFS Technologies Mexico & Latin America Paseo de la Reforma 350-11 Col. Juárez, Del. Cuauhtémoc Mexico City 06600 Phone: +52 (55) 9171-1557  

AFS ePoD 2.0 for Android Allows Users to Master the Business of Delivery

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PHOENIX – April 13, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announces the latest release of its electronic proof of delivery (ePoD) application for Android®. AFS ePoD 2.0 for Android enables real-time delivery automation with paperless proof of delivery, ensuring food safety with the certainty that the

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AFS DSD 1.0 for iOS Allows Users to Master the Business of Delivery

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PHOENIX – March 28, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announces that its Direct Store Delivery (DSD) application is newly available for iOS®. The application is already available for Android, so the addition of iOS compatibility means that DSD users may implement a “Bring Your

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AFS Technologies’ Jonathan Greene Named to the 2017 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain

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  Phoenix—March 20th, 2017 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Jonathan Greene to its 2017 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award. Jonathan Greene, Vice President of Customer Development – Supply Chain Division, AFS Technologies, Inc., has been a driving force at AFS Technologies,

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AFS Technologies Voted in the 2017 Top Providers List in the Annual Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Readers’ Choice.

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AFS is recognized for Customer Relationship Management, Trade Promotion Management, Retail Execution and Mobility. Phoenix, AZ– January 28, 2017 – AFS Technologies, (AFS) the global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, has been voted into several categories of the “Best in Class” Top List of Providers in the Annual Consumer Goods Technology (CGT)

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After a two year vetting process, Beech-Nut agree with the industry analysts and finds AFS TPM to be the best choice for its new trade planning system

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  AFS Services Team Shines with a smooth and timely implementation Phoenix, AZ – Feb 9, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, is proud to announce that the Beech-Nut, nutrition company has chosen AFS as the solution provider for its new trade management solution. The

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AFS Technologies Receives a 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) congratulates AFS Technologies on winning a 2016 Green Supply Chain Award, our annual award listing that recognizes companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within the global supply chain. Phoenix, December 20, 2016 — Supply

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AFS Technologies Recognized on “Food Logistics 2016 FL100+ List”

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Food Logistics releases its 13th annual FL100+ List, which recognizes AFS Technologies for its supply chain solutions Phoenix, December 19, 2016 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, this week announced the thirteenth annual FL100+ list, which appears in the November/December 2016

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2017 AFS User Conference – Practical Analytics for Everyday Decision Making

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  AFS is pleased to announce that registration for the 2017 User Conference is now open. AFS would like to personally invite you to participate in our two-day event themed, “Practical Analytics for Everyday Decision Making.” Applications that we use to run our businesses should not only automate and integrate workflow across departments, customers, and

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AFS Implements ERP and Order Management Solution at Foodservice Distributor

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AFS Technologies Successfully Implements ERP and Order Management Solutions to Expand Texan Foodservice Distributor’s Efficiency and Effectiveness PHOENIX – October 7, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announced the successful go-live of its AFS™ ERP and AFS™ Order Management System (OMS) for Laptop and Web

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Experts Dispel Myths Around TPM

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Optimization is limited to strategic or annual planning modeled at the regional level or across top-tier retailers. “Applying predictive analytics as part of the trade promotion management lifecycle will drive the desired business optimization.” AFS Technologies Joe Bellini, CEO Reality: Optimization techniques have historically been used by consumer goods manufacturers to analyze terabytes of data

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Promotion Optimization Institute Provides AFS Technologies Best-in-Class Distinction for Trade Promotion Capabilities

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AFS Technologies (AFS), was recently named a “Best-in-Class Recipient” for its Desktop UX and TPO Ergonomics features by the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI). The recently released POI TPx Vendor Panorama 2016 report assessed 24 service providers in how they help consumer goods companies improve trade promotions through the use of enabling technology. POI warned that

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Trade Promotion Management Leader AFS Technologies Predicts Market Growth in FY17

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AFS Technologies (www.afsi.com), has experienced significant growth in the past two years and predicts continued growth as the company enters fiscal year 2017. Joe Bellini, CEO of AFS Technologies, shared how developing robust end-to-end trade promotion management software solutions, AFS Trade Promotion Management (TPM) Retail and Foodservice, has been a driving force for the company’s

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AFS Retail Execution Software For Manufacturers Featured in Microsoft AppSource Store

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AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announced their retail execution solution is one of the first apps to be featured in the new Microsoft AppSource, a new destination for business users to find and try out line-of-business SaaS apps from Microsoft and its partners. “AFS was pleased

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AFS Technologies Recognized as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Execution and Monitoring Solutions for the Consumer Goods Industry

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AFS Retail Execution Evaluated for its Activity Optimization, Collaboration and Data Analysis Features and Functionality Phoenix, AZ – July 11, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announced the company has been recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Retail Execution and

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