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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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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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AFS Technologies Recognized on “Food Logistics 2015 FL100+ List”

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Food Logistics releases its 12th annual FL100+ List, which recognizes AFS Technologies for its supply chain solutions Phoenix, AZ — February 2, 2016 — Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain, this week announced the twelfth annual FL100+ list, which appears in the November/December 2015 issue. AFS

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AFS Technologies Voted in the 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, 2016 – 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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Traditional Medicinals Relies on AFS Technologies for Comprehensive Trade Promotions Management

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Fully-integrated software solution empowers key stakeholders with real-time visibility into trade spend activity across value chain, including indirect channels Phoenix, AZ – January 14, 2016 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced Traditional Medicinals, a pioneer in the wellness tea category, has successfully implemented AFS

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Leading Nuts Brand Implements AFS Trade Promotion Management

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John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. streamlines complex go-to-market strategy with robust and configurable software to support expected company growth Phoenix, AZ– January 6th, 2016 – AFS Technologies, the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for the consumer goods industry, today announced that John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., home of brands such as Fisher

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AFS™ Technologies Unveils Latest Upgrades to its Trade Promotion Management Retail Solution

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Significant enhancements supports a strategic approach to trade spend management, including scenario planning   Phoenix, AZ – August 19, 2015 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software and services purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced the release of it upgraded AFS Trade Promotion Management Retail (TPM Retail). The latest upgrade features several

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Furmano Foods Selects AFS for Trade Promotion Management

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Foodservice industry expertise and unique end-to-end solution—to deliver greater visibility into complex trade spend processes Phoenix, AZ – June 25, 2015 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software and services purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced Furmano Foods has selected AFS Trade Promotion Management Foodservice (TPM Foodservice) to better manage their foodservice

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AFS Technologies Cited in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms Report

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Phoenix, AZ – May 4, 2015 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software and services purpose-built for consumer goods, today announced  AFS Data Discovery (formerly Discovery G2), an end-to-end  data visualization and data discovery solution, was cited in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, February 2015 report (1). AFS was

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Chicken Express Restaurant Chain Relies on AFS Technologies to Power Distribution Center Operations

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Scalable Warehouse Management Solution Helps Longtime Customer Maximize Expansion Opportunities Phoenix, AZ – May 11, 2015 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software and services purpose-built for consumer goods, has continued to support the evolving operations of longtime-customer Chicken Express. With more than 200 restaurant locations and a new state of the art

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AFS Technologies Announces New CEO with 32 Years of Executive Experience with Technology in the Consumer Goods Industry

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Continued Focus on the Delivery of Software and Services Purpose-built for Consumer Goods Companies AFS Technologies, the leading provider of software and services purpose-built for consumer goods companies, announced today that Joe Bellini has joined as Chief Executive Officer.  Bellini joins AFS from One Network Enterprises, where he led the company’s market expansion into multiple

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AFS Technologies Voted #1 Customer Relationship Management Company by The Annual Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Readers’ Choice 2015

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   Phoenix, AZ– January 26, 2015 – AFS Technologies, (AFS) the global provider of solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, has been voted #1 in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and will be recognized within several other categories of the Best in Class Top List of Providers in the Annual Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Readers’ Choice 2015.

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CGT Study Explores the Human Element of Trade Promotion Management And The Missed Opportunity Hidden In The Data

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Phoenix, AZ– January 6, 2015 – AFS Technologies, (AFS) the global provider of solutions purpose-built for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, teamed with Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) to explore the human element of TPM and better understand how well systems are actually being used and by whom to manage trade spend and deductions. The study

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AFS TECHNOLOGIES EMPOWERS GROCERY BROKER WITH MANAGEMENT SOLUTION DESIGNED FOR SALES AGENTS

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Phoenix, AZ, Dec 30, 2014 – Slattery Marketing, the largest volume independent corporate brand grocery broker in the New York-New Jersey area, has chosen to implement a comprehensive web-based ERP and database management solution from AFS Technologies, Inc. Designed specifically for the unique needs of Sales Agents, the AFS GenWeb™ and AFS Data Exchange solutions

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AFS Technologies Recognized on “Food Logistics FL100+ List”

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Food Logistics, based in Fort Atkinson, WI, recognizes AFS Technologies, for its supply chain solutions on its 11th annual FL100+ List  Phoenix, AZ– December 29, 2014 – AFS Technologies, the only global, end-to-end solution provider to the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today announces that it has again been recognized by the Food Logistics in

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AFS Technologies Acquires The POP Company, a Mobile Sales Force Automation Company Based in China and Singapore: AFS’ CPG Customers Gain Full Support in Asia Pacific

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December 2, 2014, Phoenix, AZ: Today, AFS Technologies Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of The POP Company (TPC), the premier provider of cloud-based sales force automation and retail execution solutions with customers in Asia, Australia , New Zealand and Russia. “This acquisition of TPC and its impressive roster of CPG clients represents a

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AFS Technologies and CDH North America Announce Combined Solution to Address Unique Finance and Sales Challenges of Foodservice Manufacturers

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Phoenix, AZ September 25, 2014 – AFS Technologies, the global leader for Trade Promotion Management solutions to the Foodservice industry, and CHD North America, LLC announce the availability of a new solution based upon their strategic partnership to provide Foodservice manufacturers unprecedented sales insight into their operator unit data through TradePro Foodservice and Discovery G2

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AFS Technologies Partners with Trax Image Recognition to Provide Real-Time Retail Execution Solution

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Phoenix, AZ September 15, 2014 — AFS Technologies, a global leader for sales force and store execution solutions, and Trax Image Recognition, a leading provider of in-store shelf monitoring and execution solutions based on image recognition, today announced an agreement that will allow both parties to co-market their solutions as a complete, integrated product suite.

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Justin’s Goes Nuts for AFS Technologies’ TPM Retail Solution

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Phoenix, AZ August 13, 2014 — Justin’s, a pioneer in the natural food industry and producer of organic and all-natural nut butter spreads, has chosen AFS’ TradePro Retail solution to strengthen its ability to optimize trade spend, reduce their increasingly complex work effort, and gain powerful insights into promotions to support their rapid growth across North

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AFS Technologies Launches DataPro

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Phoenix, AZ August 5, 2014 —  AFS Technologies today announced the recent launch of AFS DataPro, a robust data integration mapping service that delivers cleansed, mapped and standardized claim and velocity data. DataPro is designed to empower any manufacturer with the ability to handle increasingly complex identifier issues, frequent formatting miscommunication challenges, as well as match incorrect

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Converting to New AFS TradePro™ TPM Solution in Stages Provides Rapid Results and Speedy Implementation for Snack Manufacturer

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Phoenix, AZ May 21, 2014 — AFS Technologies, the leading provider of business enterprise and on-demand software solutions for Food, Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods industries, has helped thousands of companies replace Excel® in favor of its integrated Trade Promotion Management (TPM) technology—but perhaps never as rapidly as with snack manufacturer Popcorn, Indiana. In a

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Solutionz Inc. Turns to AFS Technologies’ Sales Agency Solutions to Eliminate Manual Processes

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Phoenix, AZ, May 13, 2014 – Solutionz Inc, a brokerage servicing all COSTCO distribution centers, has selected to partner with AFS Technologies, Inc. and adopt its AFS GenWeb™ solution.  Established in 2011 and based in Temecula, California, Solutionz Inc. operates eight satellite office throughout the United States. The strategic decision to implement a web-based ERP

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Gartner, Inc. “Vendor Panorama for Trade Promotion Management in Consumer Goods”

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Phoenix, AZ April 28, 2014 — In the new report, Vendor Panorama Trade Promotion Management (TPM) in Consumer Goods, 2014*, Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, evaluates the current TPM marketplace and offers an in-depth analysis of the leading vendors in the space, including AFS Technologies. The report is designed

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AFS Technologies Strengthens its TradePro™ Foodservice Offering with Robust Reporting Features and Complete User Interface Facelift

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Phoenix, AZ April 14, 2014 — AFS Technologies, the only provider of full service business enterprise and on-demand software solutions for the foodservice industry, announces a new version of its AFS TradePro™ Foodservice platform. The integrated solution simplifies and automates the complex layers of Foodservice trade investments providing manufacturers with visibility into claims, contracts, settlements

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Lucerne Foods Selects AFS Technologies to Automate and Analyze Trade Promotions

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Phoenix, AZ April 9, 2014 – Food and beverage manufacturer Lucerne Foods has selected to implement the AFS TradePro™ Retail and Discovery™ G2 Data Discovery tools from AFS Technologies.  Lucerne Foods operates more than 18 manufacturing plants spanning a breadth of categories and is a division of Safeway Inc., one of the largest food and

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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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Signature Brands Selects Trade Promotion Management Tool from AFS Technologies

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Phoenix, AZ, February 27, 2014 – Signature Brands, a manufacturer and marketer of dessert decorating products, will adopt the TradePro™ Retail Enterprise Trade Promotion Management (TPM) solution from AFS Technologies, Inc.  Based in Ocala, Florida, Signature Brands “makes every day special” for their consumers with their extensive line of Betty Crocker® and Cake Mate® dessert

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Court Square Capital Partners Announces Majority Investment in AFS Technologies

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Phoenix, AZ February 18, 2014 – AFS Technologies, Inc., a global leader in software solutions for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry (CPG), including the Food and Beverage segment, today announced that Court Square Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm with over $6 billion under management, has acquired a majority interest in AFS.  This investment

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Baker’s Express LLC Adopts AFS ERP and AFS WMS Solutions to Improve Efficiencies in Distribution

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Phoenix, AZ February 4, 2014 – Baker’s Express LLC, a distributor of bread and baked goods to the supermarket industry, will adopt multiple tools from the AFS Technologies, Inc. product suite, including AFS ERP and AFS Warehouse Management System (WMS) to reduce manual processes and gain operational efficiencies and accuracies.  Baker’s Express is a cross

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