7 Surprising Ways Modern POS Systems Make Restaurant Life Easier

October 20, 2016

How using more of your POS's functionality improves your productivity.

How using more of your POS’s functionality improves your productivity

We’ve all heard the story before, and many of us have lived it: a restaurant that has everything going for it still ends up failing because of back-office challenges.

No one opens a restaurant because they love accounting, staffing, or late-night inventory counting. But these areas turn out to be the Achilles heel for too many restaurateurs who could otherwise see great success.

What makes matters worse is that restaurant owners can easily avoid these back-office pitfalls by putting technology to work for them. In more than 20 years in the payments business, I’ve seen countless cases where an upgrade to a modern point-of-sale system can make the difference between success and failure. I’ve also seen far too many cases where business owners simply haven’t taken advantage of the features in their existing POS technology, costing them hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars as a result.

It makes sense that POS technology isn’t top-of-mind for many restaurateurs, but there’s a huge advantage for those who take advantage of modern features. Ultimately, it leads to efficient and effective operations with a lower time investment by owners and management. And that means that restaurateurs can spend more of their time on the parts of their business that they love.

Every restaurant owner should consider the following features and options as they look to invest in a POS system or seek to get the most out of their existing system:

Read the full article from FSR Magazine.

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