The 2012 FL100

Software and technology providers whose products and services are crucial to the global food supply chain.

AFS Technologies, Phoenix, AZ

Web site:

Year founded: 1985

Number of employees: 350

Number of food customers: 1,400

Solution name(s): AFS ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), Priya WMS (Warehouse Management Systems), AFS OMS (Order Management Solutions), AFS EDI Data Exchange, AFS Discovery and AFS Profile

Worth noting: The newest generation of AFS products is built on technology that takes advantage of all recent advances in software tools, networking and communications to bring disparate facilities and entities together.


Airclic, Trevose, PA

Web site:

Year founded: 1999

Number of employees: 75

Number of food customers: 8

Solution name(s): Food Perform

Worth noting: Airclic is a proven leader in enterprise mobility, supporting more than $165 billion in transactions yearly. Its cloud-based software transforms the accuracy, efficiency, and competitiveness of mobile supply chain and logistics operations around the world. Airclic’s cloud-based products are easy to deploy and work with any mobile device and any carrier.


Aldata, Palo Alto, CA

Web site:

Year founded: 1988

Number of employees: 500

Number of food customers: 300

Solution name(s): Retailer Solutions Business Intelligence & Insights Category Management, Range & Space Planning Direct Store Delivery Forecasting & Replenishment Loyalty & Digital Marketing Master Data Management Safety & Traceability Shelf & Retail Store Planning Store Operations Supplier Management & Buying Supply Chain Management Warehousing Manufacturer Solutions Category Management Category Assessment Assortment Management Shelf Planning & Planogram Automation Shelf & Retail Execution Trade & Promotion Management

Worth noting: Aldata is a global leader in retail and distribution optimization. Our software and service solutions help retailers, distributors and manufacturers dramatically improve their business performance. We optimize categories, space, supply, logistics, and consumer engagement to increase our customers’ revenue and margins, reduce time, cost and waste, and enhance on-shelf availability, service, and retention.


Arkieva, Wilmington, DE

Web site:

Year founded: 1993

Number of employees: 50

Number of food customers: 9

Solution name(s): Akieva Demand Planner, Arkieva Inventory Planner, Arkieva Replenishment Planner, Arkieva Supply Planner, Arkeiva Finite Scheduler, Arkieva S&OP Manager

Worth noting: The vast majority of our customers are SAP users who have opted out of using the supply chain planning solution included in SAP. The reasons we are told include: faster implementing, easier to use, and less expensive all the way around. Our product is perfect for food process manufacturers as we cut our teeth in process manufacturing.


Avercast, Rexburg, ID

Web site:

Year founded: 2008

Number of employees: 40

Number of food customers: N/A

Solution name(s): Avercast Business Forecast, Avercast Supply Planning, Avercast Sales and Operations Planning, Avercast Retail Analysis

Worth noting: Avercast is the innovative leader in inventory forecasting, demand planning, and sales & operations planning software. Avercast offers cost effective Supply Chain Planning Solutions that deliver timely bottom-line results.


ArrowStream, Chicago, IL

Web site:

Year founded: 2000

Number of employees: 72

Number of food customers: N/A

Solution name(s): Crossbow, OnDemand, ArrowScan

Worth noting: ArrowStream is a unique technology provider. Our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform allows a supply chain to connect the entire supply chain, from the manufacturer to the actual store in one system—true end-to-end visibility.


BFC Associates, Batavia, IL

Web site:

Year founded: 1986

Number of employees: 15

Number of food customers: 100

Solution name(s): Dakota System, TruckBuilder, TRAX-Perfect Order Delivery System

Worth noting: Our entire WMS was designed specifically for foodservice distributors by foodservice experts. It is also a stand-alone system that will interface to any ERP.

This content continues onto the next page...

Already have an account? Click here to Log in.

Enhance Your Experience.

When you register for you stay connected to the pulse of the industry by signing up for topic-based e-newsletters and information. Registering also allows you to quickly comment on content and request more infomation.


Complete the registration form.