According to the Statistic Brain stats site, employee theft accounts for more than $50 billion in lost sales to employers in the Unites States each year, or about a 7% average of annual revenues. That’s an alarming number, and one many restaurant operators know all too well.
Statistic Brain also reports that approximately 75% of employees have stolen once, and 37.5% at least twice. Even if you trust the people working for you, those statistics mean putting the proper tools in place to protect the business is critical. Read more
Are you fully staffed for summer? It’s that time of year when students are thinking about how they can earn some money during the summer break.
Many restaurant operators find that hiring reliable staff can present challenges on a regular basis. Hiring seasonal staff has its own unique set of challenges. Before you leap into recruiting, consider these quick tips for savvy summer hiring: Read more
In the restaurant business, selling your service can be as important as selling your goods. Sure, you make great pizzas—but what are your out-the-door and delivery times? Is the pizza arriving to the customer hot? And your staff: how do they measure up?
No matter how great the food is, every restaurant has room for improvement, both in customer service and in bolstering sales.
Let’s take a closer look at 5 things you can use to market your service and your food while boosting profits: Read more
As we get ready to head to Pizza Expo 2017 next week, we’ve been thinking about what a fantastic opportunity it is to check out new pizza and delivery-related products. If you’re looking for ideas to improve operations in your pizzeria, Pizza Expo is a great place to start.
Are you opening a new restaurant, or replacing aging equipment? Ensuring your restaurant equipment is in tip-top shape is a key factor in fine tuning operations.
These are three equipment essentials for any pizza and delivery operation: Read more
The team at SpeedLine is gearing up for the “Largest Pizza Show in the World.” International Pizza Expo will take over the Las Vegas Convention Center in less than two weeks.
Visit SpeedLine at Pizza Expo 2017 in booth 421
Come down March 28-30, and check out what Pizza Expo 2017 has on the roster. This year there are many great seminars to check out.
On top of that, attendees enjoy outstanding food samples, cooking and baking demonstrations, the International Pizza Challenge, and the World Pizza Games. Attend the Pizza Expo Block Party or Acrobatic Dough Tossing Finals. And new in 2017, sign up for Scott’s Las Vegas Pizza Tour.
Visit SpeedLine at Booth 421
Where we will be happy to show you the latest in pizza point of sale.
- Bring your questions.
- Learn how a POS designed for pizza delivery can streamline operations and help you see more clearly into every area of your business.
See the impact of LiveMaps Visual Dispatch on delivery profit.
In the market for a new POS? Expo booth visitors get the LiveMaps software free with purchase through May 31, 2017!
We are also giving away an Apple Watch each day of the show.
Enter to win at Booth 421 daily.
Not registered yet? Save $50 off a 3-day pass with code SPEE50.
How important are Millennials in your restaurant marketing strategy?
With more than 80 million people born between 1977 and the mid 1990’s in the United States, Millennials are said to be the most influential audience since the baby boomers. In fact, according to the National Restaurant Association, “Millennials—also known as Generation Y and Generation Now—are a large and diverse market with significant spending power.” Confident, expressive, optimistic, and ready to change the world. Millennials are a group that think and behave different from other generations. Read more
Come down and visit SpeedLine Solutions and regional reseller Pure POS at Mid-America Restaurant Expo this Sunday, January 29th and Monday, January 30th.
The expo will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Doors will be opening at 10:30 am.
In the field: Milo Buckingham – Papa Murphy’s Canada
Restaurants typically rely on their point of sale vendor for installation and support services. But some chains take the extra step to help franchisees cut costs by certifying their own staff to handle POS installations, training, and in some cases technical support. Read more
Looking back, 2016 was an amazing year for innovation in restaurant technology. EMV rollouts and a range of new digital payment options drove major changes in payment processing for many restaurant brands. Online ordering continued to grow at an exponential rate. And we’ve seen a range of new developments in delivery—from third-party services to delivery by drone.
The top 10 most popular 2016 On Point posts offered insights into ways you can leverage restaurant technology (and the point of sale system in particular) to streamline operations and boost restaurant profit. Read more
Is your quick service restaurant meeting the growing technology demands of your guests? Here are several ways you can use and enhance your point of sale system. Maximize operational efficiency in your QSR or fast casual restaurant: Read more