Warehouse Management System

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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“WMS for the Food Industry” On-Demand AFS AudioVAULT Webinar

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Food Distribution companies are always looking for the edge with their systems. Many of the prospects stated the need for features and functions to give them a competitive advantage. This On-Demand AFS AudioVAULT webinar talks to some of the features and functions within our WMS system that help our customers. AFS WMS PM Fran Rifkin

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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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How Configurable is your WMS?

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Time and space management are two ever-present challenges for all warehouse managers. Learn how a configurable Warehouse Management System (WMS) improves efficiency. Changing Inefficient Operations How many times have you seen an order selector going up and down warehouse aisles to pick an order one at a time, building a partial pallet which is then

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How does your warehouse appointment scheduling operation rank today?

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   Logging into Appointment Scheduling Carrier or supplier logs into the WMS appointment scheduling.  You will be able to put your company logo on this screen.  You will set up the carriers and suppliers with a WMS user ID.   Contact our WMS Specialist for more information      

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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The Legacy Foodservice Conference in Richmond Recap

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The Legacy Foodservice conference in Richmond last month was a great event and we are thankful for the opportunity to attend and spend time with our industry friends. The Legacy team put on a fabulous show in their hometown and the members came prepared to do business. AFS had the opportunity to meet with distributors

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AFS at Golbon Fall Buying Show

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The Golbon Fall Buying Show in Boise, ID was a great event and we are thankful for the opportunity to attend. The Golbon team put on a fabulous show in their hometown and the members came prepared to do business. AFS had the opportunity to meet with distributors of all sizes to discuss their pains

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AFS Fast Minute: The Pitfalls of Tribal Knowledge

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This is an AFS Fast Minute When we talk with warehouse operators, we hear a lot of pain around what we like to call Tribal Knowledge. This arcane practice is usually snippets of unwritten information that is generally unknown to most of the workforce. Tribal Knowledge is allowing a few key warehouse employees to set

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Your Invitation to Dinner with AFS Technologies at the IFDA Smart Conference

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Attending IFDA’s Smart Conference, July 16–18, in Chicago? The agenda has a core focus on leveraging marketing techniques/solutions throughout your sales and B2C channels, this will drive a lot of discussions and you will ask; How does this fit into our own business’ ecosystem? If you would like to extend those event conversations, AFS is

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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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OnDemand Webinar: Gain the Advantage with Mobile in the Warehouse

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Warehouses are under more pressure than ever from supply chain demands, margin goals and regulations, even more so for Food and Beverage Distributors as perishable products need to move efficiently through and be traceable in the supply chain. Adding mobile functionality into warehouse operations has many valuable benefits. Read the WMS Tablet Application Article on

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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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WMS Tablet Application

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December 4, 2016, Phoenix, Ariz. — For today’s warehouse operation, spending less time in an office and more time on the warehouse floor, with the inventory and trailers being received and shipped, means improved data accuracy and labor efficiencies. Before mobile devices existed, critical data was written down on paper, then keyed in later at

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Driving New Opportunities with Direct Store Delivery (DSD)

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Technology developments have the potential to redefine ‘business as usual’. In the right hands, powerful mobile devices, connected to high-speed networks, can drive innovative approaches so Direct Store Delivery (DSD) practices are crisply executed, store-aligned, and consumer-centric. Greater brand presence at the shelf showcases products for shoppers, strengthens category presentation, and accurately reflects strategies set

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OnDemand Webinar: Is Your Business Providing Services To Meet The Needs Of Your Customers?

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Prospecting: Services or Price? Which provided services build dependencies with your customer types? How do you maximize your profitable sales potential? How do you streamline the complexity of order entry? How do you synchronize your orders across your sales channels? Customer Engagement:  How to build dependency with provided services. These and other questions will be

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It’s Time To Evaluate Your ERP System

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It is time to evaluate if your ERP system and see if it is keeping up with today’s fast-paced business environment. First-generation systems, while stable and reliable, have their limitations. If your system requires costly manual processes and workarounds to meet your business needs or if migrating to a new system would improve your business

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Introducing AFS ePOD [Video]

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Proof of Delivery is a method to establish the fact that the recipient received the exact contents sent by the sender. Instead of requiring drivers to maintain and submit physical paperwork every day – mobile, electronic proof of delivery (ePoD) solutions enable real-time, highly visible, paperless delivery, on time and clean invoice. ePoD can capture

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Top 5 Common Myths of Selecting an ERP Solution

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All distribution companies, regardless of size, need tools to manage their business. Some may feel spreadsheets handle the basics, while others use a simple billing system. The innovators in the group understand that an ERP solution is much more than a means to track business activity. The capabilities provided by ERP offer operational efficiencies that

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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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OnDemand Webinar: The Importance of Date Control in a Warehouse Management System

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Management of warehouse inventory with expiration dates is critical to the efficient operation of a warehouse facility and important in protecting bottom line margins. This webinar will cover date control with visibility for expiring inventory, date encoding and scanning to rotate oldest first.

4 Tips to Prepare Your Warehouse for the Holiday Shopping Season

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Analysts at the National Retail Federation are predicting a steady growth in retail sales heading into the end of 2015 in line with 2014 numbers. Last years’ holiday sales came in at $616.1 billion – providing about 20% of retailers’ total earnings for the year! To capitalize on that opportunity, retail brands and their distributors

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Inventory Traceability with a Single Scan

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How much inventory do we have on hand? Where is it? Where did it come from? Where is it going? Do you have the right mix of SKU’s based on history and compliance issues? Are we GS1 and PTI Compliant? Just a few questions a warehouse manager is constantly asking and is being asked by

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What is GS1/GTIN and Where Is It Impactful?

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GS1 is an international non-profit association with member organizations in over 100 countries. During the past 40 years, GS1 has developed the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world with close to two million companies doing business across 150 countries. GS1 is dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and

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Product Traceability in the Warehouse

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How much inventory do we have on hand? Where is it? Where did it come from? Where is it going? Just a few questions a warehouse manager is constantly asking and wants the answers at their fingertips so they can make the right decisions before the cycle repeats. The AFS Warehouse Management System (WMS) platform

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Can You Afford to Ignore Analytics in the Warehouse?

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Industry discussion about Big Data and analytics has drawn a lot of hype, but there’s no mistaking that these two technology applications are more than just a passing trend. A recent Grocery Manufacturers Association report, Formula for Growth: Innovation, Big Data, and Analytics, noted CPG companies that understand “how to improve their analytical maturity, competencies, and

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