How Point of Sale Can Help Your Restaurant
Starting a restaurant / operating a restaurant can be a daunting task; there is a lot to consider, one of which is your Point of Sale System. POS or Point of Sale, is a system that many restaurants use to manage their operations, to track Sales; Cash flow; inventory and simplifies bookkeeping.
A POS system has become a necessity in today's hospitality industry, with the high volumes of cash and credit card purchases the pass through your business you need a POS system to track every cent that flows through your business and to keep those transactions secure.
Benefits Of A POS System.
Enhanced security, Any POS system worth its weight will have several security features, like usernames and password; Finger Print logins; and multiple levels of security with varying admin rights at each level.
Simplifies communication between your Front of House (FOH) and Back of House: Orders are entered via the POS terminal and goes directly to the kitchen Printer or Kitchen Display System (KDS).
Track everything from food usage to your best and worst selling menu items. With a POS system, you can track more than just sales, you can also track your inventory and help you know when to order stock again.
Helpful Staff management: Your POS system can also help you keep track of your staff and prep for payroll; Instantly see when staff clock in and out, and control early clock-ins to ensure you are paying the correct hours. You are also able to see what sales were brought in by each waiter.
If you are starting a restaurant or have been operating without a Point-of-Sale, upgrading to a modern Point of Sale can considerably improve your operation and when administered correctly can save you time and money in the long run.READ | Choosing a Point of Sale Supplier