HAWAII (August 11, 2011)—AFS Technologies announced the signing of foodservice distributor Hansen Distribution Group to Discovery Analytics and Discovery Planner, AFS Technologies’ business intelligence and planning systems. Hansen plans to use Discovery Analytics to increase sales efficiency and visibility across its organization.
Efficient to implement, Discovery Analytics sports user-friendly navigation and search functions, customizable dashboards, and dynamic charting. It helps food and beverage companies by offering thorough, easy-to-use feedback, giving users access to the information necessary for faster, more intelligent decisions. Discovery Planner's goal is to enable companies to easily plan sales budgets, profit and loss plans, and forecasts.
Discovery Analytics is one tool within AFS Technologies’ complete Profit Optimization Package. This package is said to increase efficiencies across an entire trade promotion management (TPM) workflow. The closed-loop package combines the power of planning and budgeting, trade spend management, backend claims processing, and analytics and reporting.
An independent, locally owned broadline distributor, Hansen provides its customers throughout the Hawaiian islands with products and service. In operation since 1957, it has expanded to serve more than 1,000 clients, including restaurants, retailers, schools, and hotels.