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 Execution and Monitoring Solutions for the Consumer Goods Industry. The report offers a view of the marketplace and vendor offerings in retail execution and monitoring solutions for the consumer goods industry. Read the full Gartner report.

AFS has multiple product offerings: AFS Retail Execution/DSD, AFS POP, AFS DSD. These are compatible with IOS, Android and Windows. The solutions are available for both the private and public cloud as well as on-premise. AFS Technologies is one of only six companies that have reported implementations in every geography; the largest regional presence is North America and Asia Pacific, with a growing user base in Europe.

“We are proud that our team and solution is recognized in this annual Gartner Market Guide. Our customer base has grown in all geographies, including emerging markets, and across all tiers.” said Joe Bellini, CEO, AFS Technologies. “We have a highly satisfied universe of retail execution users spread across hundreds of customers operating in more than 50 countries.”

AFS Retail Execution suite are an easy-to-use, flexible and robust mobile solution—designed to be used by field sales, merchandising and delivery teams to improve field efficiency as well as drive increased market share, revenue and margin per square foot. Case studies are available for Carlsberg, Whyte and MacKay, and SpinMaster.
“We feel our recognition in the report also highlights our software’s ease-of-use and intuitive workflows supporting both the casual or part time user as well as the super user, along with having the flexibility to address various business models supported through actionable insights,” added Bellini. “You only have to look at this year’s Forbes Top 25 Food & Beverage companies to see AFS’ dominance in this space serving 7 of the top 10 companies.”

Source: Gartner, “Market Guide for Retail Execution and Monitoring Solutions for the Consumer Goods Industry,” Stephen E. Smith, 12 December 2017.

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About AFS Technologies
AFS Technologies (AFS) is the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies. We are committed to generating improved outcomes at the point of purchase coupled with generating efficiencies in trade spend, retail execution and supply chain. With experience developed over its 31-year history, AFS serves more than 1,100 customers of all sizes in more than 50 countries around the world. The AFS products are innovative, configurable solutions that are proven to optimize your potential with automated processes, improved productivity and rapid time to value.

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Media Contact:
Ian Faith
AFS Technologies
602-424-8732
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