Vchain Solutions and AFS strike deal


AUSTIN, Texas – October 8, 2012 – V-Chain Solutions, Inc. has secured an agreement with Automatic Forecasting Systems (AFS) to embed their technology inside V-Chain products. AFS is considered to be one of the top forecasting technologies in the market place. Their offerings are currently being used by companies such as US Cellular, Anheuser Busch, PODS, Praxair and many more.

This partnership enables V-Chain to accelerate development and incorporate superior demand forecasting and supply planning systems in its solutions. “This relationship gives us the ability to enter the market place with a proven technology that will change the way we do business in the world of supply chain,” said James Vinson, President of V-Chain Solutions. V-Chain ProActive allows companies to forecast with a high degree of accuracy and manage the flow of materials by using an innovative workbench designed by supply chain experts. With the distribution agreement, Automatic Forecasting Systems will be the second seller of V-Chain ProActive.

About V-Chain Solutions, Inc.

V-Chain Solutions is an emerging technology company that enables clients to stabilize inventory fluctuations and improve decision making through use of visibility, supply chain analytics, and performance monitoring. The company provides the means to assess and manage improvement projects that deliver a significant return on investment to clients. V-Chain’s vision is to create a Supply Chain Visibility Network in which companies are guaranteed efficiency through the use of visualization, collaboration and system consolidation. Visit for more information.

About Automatic Forecasting Systems

Automatic Forecasting Systems (AFS), the first to market in forecasting software was founded in 1975. Its purpose was to launch and market radical improvements in forecasting methodology by incorporating causal factors into the forecast. AFS continually looks to the future of forecasting. As advances in the field are made AFS has the depth of statistical knowledge and the practical programming experience to integrate them into its packages. For more information visit

As part of this strategic relationship Tom Reilly has joined the Advisory board for VChain Solutions.  This role will play a critical oversight integration of Autobox, VChain's ProActive Software and market strategy.  Vchain is in the process of piloting its software and preparing for a roll out of its Dashboard that allows optimal inventory and forecasting through the seamless integration of multiple software vendors into one Inventory management tool.  

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