AFS Technologies Drives Effective Business Decision Making with Data Analytics for Foodservice Manufacturers
Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/21/2016 -- AFS Technologies is committed to help customers make sense of data analytics to quickly and efficiently drive effective business decisions. AFS Technologies' experts understand data in all its raw and unstructured forms; consumer packaged goods companies are helped by using these data dynamically and with ease. AFS Technologies determines new opportunities to penetrate preferred marketspaces, making sense of the data collected through normal day to day transactions providing the answer some key business questions. The net results of utilization of these data analytics drives incremental sales, improves organizational efficiency and grows the bottom line.
Identifying these opportunities in the foodservice channel creates an even bigger challenge based on a redistribution model that leaves manufacturers with no line of sight into their end-consumer sales. Gaining access to location- and item-level reporting allows foodservice organizations to drive compliance, analyze operator trends, and identify whitespace opportunities.
AFS Technologies' primary goal is to equip customer success by providing the actionable insights needed to perform in a highly competitive business landscape. AFS unique robust analytical tool brings varying data sources together to provide an organizational 360° perspective for the more in-depth and actionable analysis required.
These data insights are needed to:
- DESIGN, implement, and track targeted sales plans – Sales Leadership
- PERFORM SKU analysis for innovation and rationalization efforts – Marketing
- ANALYZE trade effectiveness to maximize performance – Finance
- SUPPORT demand planning initiatives and strengthen CFR – Supply Chain
- MANAGE accruals by M/Q/YTD – Sales Planning & Operations
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About AFS Technologies
AFS Technologies (AFS) is the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies. AFS is 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 30 year history, AFS serves more than 1,000 customers of all sizes in over 50 countries around the world. AFS products are innovative, configurable solutions that are proven to optimize your potential with automated processes, improved productivity and rapid time to value.
AFS (http://www.afsi.com) was founded in 1985 as a software provider focused on helping food and beverage distributors and wholesalers automate complex tasks with an ERP system, which was developed exclusively for the industry. Starting in 2005, AFS began building out its capabilities to provide niche solutions, such as a warehouse management system from Motek, for niche segments, including seafood processing and foodservice manufacturing, within the food and beverage industry.
Over the past 10 years, AFS added 13 new solutions to its portfolio with the goal of supporting manufacturers, distributors, sales agencies and retailers across the value chain. Solutions include trade promotion management from MEI, Synectics and Answer Systems, retail execution and direct store delivery from Visicom, Quofore, The Pop Company and Ross Computer Systems, and sales agency management from Becton-schantz. Follow AFS Technologies on Twitter at @AFS_Tech.