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AFS Technologies Named Top Solution by Consumer Goods Technology Readers for Sixth Consecutive Year



Phoenix, AZ—March 5, 2019—AFS Technologies, (AFS) the global provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies, has been named among the top ten solution providers in two categories of the Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Best in Class Readers’ Choice 2019 Survey. The consumer goods technology provider was recognized in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Retail Execution categories with special recognition as the Customer Satisfaction Leader in Retail Execution. This is the sixth consecutive year AFS has been selected as a top ten solution provider by CGT readers.

“Technology has become a critical driver of success in the consumer goods industry, which is undergoing an unprecedented level of disruption and transformation,” said Peter Breen, editor-in-chief of Consumer Goods Technology. “The solution providers that rise to the top of our annual lists should be commended not only for delivering best-practice tools and expert services but for striving to become true business partners for their clients.”

“Being “purpose-built” for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors might be one reason why AFS captured the Customer Satisfaction title this year (with a 4.0/5 rating),” CRM journalist Lisa Terry wrote in regards to why AFS was named the Customer Satisfaction Leader in Retail Execution. ‘The company’s solutions aim to enable clients to serve all channels through a single point of execution. The flagship RE Enterprise solution now embodies best practices from deployments in global enterprises, while the more nimble POP System 6 is a multi-tenant SaaS solution that can be deployed in days.”

This marks the sixth consecutive year AFS has been recognized in the CGT Best in Class Readers’ Choice Survey. Each year, CGT asks readers with expertise in IT, sales and marketing, supply chain, and product development to report their preferred technology solution and service providers. The top “Total Scored” companies in each category receive Best in Class recognition.

“Our customers continue to name AFS as their valued technology partner in this very competitive space, for which we are very grateful and honored,” said Richard Nicholas, CEO, AFS Technologies. “As experts in the consumer goods manufacturing industry, we strive to bring our customers a distinct competitive edge, and that’s exactly what we continue to do for seven of Forbes’ Top 10 Food & Beverage companies, as well as a wide selection of Tier 2 and 3 global CPGs. Over the next 12 months we will enhance the value we deliver to our customers by extending our solutions through AI/Machine Learning in areas such as promotions, segmentation, product innovation, and pricing dynamics.”

Backed by consumer goods industry experts, AFS delivers integrated, purpose-built software solutions to help consumer goods manufacturers manage trade promotions and execution at the retail shelf, including AFS Trade Promotion Management Retail, AFS Trade Promotion Management Foodservice, AFS Retail Execution, AFS Direct Store Delivery and AFS G2 Data Analytics.

About Consumer Goods Technology

Consumer Goods Technology (CGT), an integrated media brand, is the leading resource for consumer goods executives looking to improve business performance. Delivering content in print, online and face-to-face, CGT reaches an audience of more than 76,000 consumer goods executives working at the intersection of business and technology ranging from managers and directors to VPs and CIOs. CGT also covers business and technology trends in all major segments of the consumer goods sector, including Food, Beverage, Packaged Goods, Health & Beauty, Consumer Electronics, Apparel and Footwear. For more information on CGT, visit www.consumergoods.com.

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.To learn more about AFS, visit www.afsi.com.