The Ignition Solution
The Ignition solution is a comprehensive suite of purpose-built, innovative and highly configurable modules. It handles the complex and unique needs of a food distributor and processor. Ignition is proven to drive revenue growth and cost reduction while optimizing your enterprise with automated processes, improved productivity, and rapid time to value. Ignition support and implementation staff are experts in the industry and understand your business needs.
By using the Ignition platform, customers will benefit from an end-to-end solution that provides complete visibility throughout the enterprise. Ignition is offered as a complete solution or as individual components to integrate with other systems. The system is fully scalable to support distributors of all sizes and will grow with you to take advantage of opportunities.
Increased deal income through internal tools for configuring, capturing, and processing buy/sell side deals. No external tracking software needed.
Improved day sales outstanding through reduced customer disputes and delivery accuracy.
Fully integrated General Ledger with drilldown capability to audit source document.
Visibility to customer buying trends and demand forecasting to increase sales opportunities while reducing inventory.
Complete track and trace capability from point of receipt to delivery to reduce liability and provide food safety plan compliance.
System-generated notification to predict trends and provide workflow to take action.
Extensive pricing and costing functionality to drive margin management and adjust quickly and easily to fluctuations in the market.
Inventory accuracy up to 99.99% with tangible reductions in labor and operational costs.
E-commerce solution designed to drive customer retention as well as upselling opportunities.
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Benefits by Department
Focused on increasing sales, increase margin, customer retention, new account creation
Lowering inventory, improving fail rate, increasing earned income, improving supplier performance
Reducing operations cost, reduce errors, improve accuracy, improve rotation, FSMA plan management
Days sales outstanding, timely and accurate reporting, managing inventory accuracy, cash flow management
Progressive and proven technology roadmap, single database design, and full access to Microsoft SQL database, on-premise or cloud deployment
Deep insights, actionable analysis, improved outcomes and empowered employees with easy-to-use data analytics
Enterprise Resource Planning
- Extensive pricing and costing options
- Integrated deal management
- Integrated General Ledger
- Suggested purchasing
- Production, scheduling, costing and yield management
Order Management System
- Multiple sales channels
- Agnostic device and operating systems
- Enhanced customer dependency
- Margin management
Warehouse Management System
- Increased inventory accuracy and turns
- Product rotation and code date management
- Labor management
- Cycle count management
- Support for voice, tablets, mobile devices
Proof of Delivery
- Real-time visibility
- Clean invoice at delivery and A/R
- Lot, weight, and code date traceability at the unit level
- Extensive route analysis
- Collections and payment processing in the field
Direct Store Delivery
- Multi-platform support
- Proof of delivery
- Real-time traffic information
- Media capture and viewing
- Asset tracking
- Increase PO accuracy
- Strengthen partnerships
- Seamless interface
- User-friendly reports
- Extensive data translation
Analytics & Business Intelligence
- Predictive analytics
- Management by Exception (MBE)
- KPIs integrated into G2 Analytics
- Business Intelligence application
- Streamlined access
GDSN/ Master Data Management
- Unify and standardize data
- Synchronize product information
- Primary management of attributes
- Product notifications
- Sales spec sheets
This AI capability is offered as machine learning. Natural language processing is a rapidly evolving AI/ML based capability. Our application takes full advantage of these advancements by working through an Echo or similar device. It utilizes a skill which is programmed into the device and communicates with the backend system to allow the user to execute a more efficient workflow.
To further empower our partners, AFS Technologies Supply Chain Management is extending the capabilities of our solutions by adopting a new platform that harnesses mobility, machine learning, and artificial intelligence while running from a common database accessed by nearly any device. These industry-first advances in technology create an impassible crevasse between your operations and those of your competitors.