Have you upgraded your payment technology to accept EMV yet? Many pizzeria and delivery restaurant owners have been dragging their feet, as a large percentage of their sales are card-not-present deliveries. For online and delivery orders, pizzerias and delivery restaurants are being charged card-not-present fees—whether they have upgraded to EMV or not. If more than half of your payments are card-not-present, it’s hard to justify the hardware upgrades for EMV. Read more
Restaurant delivery has a price tag—often a substantial one. Profitable delivery relies on understanding and figure out ways to cover your standard costs. One common method is to charge a delivery fee.
Defining Delivery Zones
Depending on the size of your delivery area, your true costs for delivery will vary from address to address. Creating multiple zones keeps prices more affordable for customers ordering from locations close to the restaurant, and helps you recover your higher costs for delivery to customers further away. Read more
The biggest day in American sports is coming up: Super Bowl. Are you ready?
This year’s Super Bowl falls on Sunday, February 4th, and many restaurants and pizzerias are already preparing. Pizza is the most popular choice for fans at parties and at home. Super Bowl Sunday sends sales spiking for most pizza delivery concepts, with some operators expecting to do double or triple a typical Sunday’s sales.
The last year brought about some big changes to the pizzeria industry, from increases in online ordering, to native mobile apps, robotic delivery, and third party delivery. In today’s post, we’ve collected the what we expect to be the hot pizzeria tech topics in 2018:
Halloween is a crazy night. On one of the top five busiest nights of the year for pizza, the streets are full of little ghosts and goblins begging for candy. Are your drivers prepared?
Keeping your pizza delivery drivers (and your youngest future customers) safe on the road is always a top priority, so we’ve prepared a few safety tricks:
What lengths will you go to in order to speed up your delivery service?
With all the buzz lately about automation in delivery service, we thought we would take a look at three futuristic tools currently being tested for delivery—not only by high-tech developers, but also by restaurant companies.
If you’re like a lot of busy restaurant operators, your delivery zones may be “set it and forget it”—perhaps set up when your POS system was installed, but not reviewed since. If you do a lot of delivery business though, it’s worth revisiting your zone setup regularly.
Tweaking delivery zone settings doesn’t take long, and automating things like charges, taxes, and minimum order size can save you a lot of time and money in the long run.
Delivery zones help set accurate customer expectations around delivery times, and define delivery charges to recover costs. Read more
Is your delivery operation as efficient as it could be?
Trim delivery labor costs systematically with a point of sale system designed for pizza and delivery. Read more
Supremo’s Pizzeria founders Don and Gayle Speicher set out with the goal of providing top notch customer satisfaction while making the best product possible—Where Taste Reigns SUPREME™.
The Speichers’ son, Steve, has been integral to the success of the family business. Steve’s passion for pizza started in college when he began driving for Supremo’s Pizza. Today, he keeps his parents’ goals in mind, managing the North Hills location as well as the company’s digital marketing materials and revisions to the point of sale menu and coupons.
We caught up with Steve to find out more about Supremo’s Pizzeria and the impact the SpeedLine point of sale system has had in many different areas of their business. 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.