Wonder what it’s like to have your restaurant run efficiently with employees being on time, with or without you being there? Perhaps, even award monthly/quarterly/yearly punctuality rewards for your employees? If you are opening a restaurant, or have operational restaurant, then you are very well familiar with the consequences of haphazard employee scheduling, inconsistency with late arrival and/or, confusion caused due to employees trading shifts. Adopting a Point of Sale (POS) system does more than what you imagine. At Petpooja, India’s #1 restaurant POS software, you get employee scheduling, 20+ instant reports, analysis, state-of-the-art Billing & KOT features, menu management, inventory management, in-built discount features and much more. But the question which rarely gets answered is: how can a restaurant POS software help to improve efficiency and avoid manipulation, and fraud, at a restaurant? Here is how:
It is the nervous system of any restaurant, without which your business would simply be paralyzed. A restaurant POS software brings in transparency of data across all departments of your restaurant.
With clear and easily fetched data from your computer screen, you have access to instant reports which gives you an insight into operation in real time. For instance, reports at Petpooja include: item wise summary, category wise summary (Indian vs Continental), coupon summary, daily sales report and more to easily access from your POS screen.
These reports give you an overall picture of your restaurant and sheer ability to analyze the current picture. This further helps you make faster and more informed decisions, awareness of risk, implementation of preventive measures, better understand of customer requirement (such as most selling item) further enhancing customer relationship, and better insight into financial operations of your restaurant.
As discussed earlier, a restaurant POS software makes your life and work easier by doing all the hard work for employee scheduling. For instance, by adopting a restaurant POS software you get to create staff schedule online, which gives you flexibility to handle more important issues at hand and never lets your restaurant be understaffed. This creates more accountability among your employees breeding punctuality and eradicate human errors.
Yes! You can reduce the long waiting lines, which are known to reduce customer footfall and move forward by boosting sales from anywhere at your restaurant with mobile/tablet apps. With Petpooja restaurant POS software, you get to view tables in real time with our Live Table feature, and notice the turnaround time. In other words, you can visualize tables getting empty from your tablet/mobile app, while you engage in conversations with your customers at the waiting area. It’s that simple!
In a nutshell, operating a retail business is no easy feat and the challenges often seem insurmountable. However, a POS software is a complete solution addressing challenges of all sort and gives you a competitive edge in the market. On the contrary, restaurant who do not adopt sufficient software are essentially leaving money and time on the table. Furthermore, cloud-based restaurant POS software gives you flexibility to move around, are easy to learn and affordably works for all sizes of restaurants. Inventory errors, misunderstood customers, lack of employees, depleting revenues due to fraud, or manipulation, and mundane traditional methods should not be costing your sales, money and/or business growth. Ultimately, a POS system gives you more time to manage, employees are able to focus more on customer service and you get to reign in harmony.
Petpooja worked as a single interface for more than 500 corporates to order food from multiple restaurants for couple of years and it was because of intense research, and support from restaurants that we were able to build a comprehensive POS software, which was easy to understand, cost & time effective and addressed challenges which plagued growth of restaurants. With 18 years combined experience between Petpooja founders in service industry, supply chain, operations, financial modeling, venture capital and customer relationship, you can be rest assured you restaurant is bound to success.