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4 ways your POS reporting isn’t cutting it

No matter how much information you pull from your POS systems, it's still limited. There's so much more data available in your other systems, which is why above-store reporting is necessary to get the complete picture. Here are four ways relying on POS reporting alone just isn't enough.

Neal Lefebvre
Blog, Restaurant reporting
go green

Go Green! 5 ways to make your QSR more environmentally-friendly

Running environmentally-friendly restaurants doesn’t have to mean solar panels and composting. Instead, there are many little things you can do to show that your restaurants are committed to the environment. Here are five simple ways to go green in your business.

Jason Tober
Blog, Operational Efficiency
delivery partner

Best practices for QSRs and third-party delivery partners

Eating on the go is how QSRs got their name. But, what should you do when your customers can’t come to you? That’s when it’s time to take the food to the customers. The problem and solution sound pretty simple, right? But, the fact is, food delivery is complicated and can be hard to implement on your own.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Operational Efficiency
loss prevention

Top loss prevention tips to keep you in the black

Loss prevention is such an important — yet frustrating — part of the equation, because you have to work just as hard to avoid losing any of those profits through theft or other causes. Here are five of the top loss prevention tips to make sure your QSR restaurants stay in the black.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Loss prevention
restaurant analytics

Restaurant analytics: Q1 metrics that may indicate your success for 2018

QSR owners are always analyzing data. While this happens constantly, there's no better time to analyze and adjust than after the first quarter of the year. Don't worry, you won't need to perform restaurant analytics on all your data. In fact, here's 3 key metrics that may indicate a successful 2018.

Jason Tober
Blog, Operational Efficiency

5 tips to successfully outsource your restaurant’s accounting and payroll

If payroll and accounting are taking up a lot of time that could be spent face-to-face with employees and customers, that might be the right reason to outsource restaurant accounting. But how do you smooth the transition? Here are 5 tips to make outsourcing your payroll and accounting as smooth as possible.

Jay Rasmussen
Accounting and payroll, Blog

QSR Accounting: Why your CPA should be a restaurant industry specialist

Money management can be one of the hardest things to do well when you’re busy running a QSR. That’s why most QSR owners prefer to leave it to expert CPAs. But, there’s still one big question to answer. Can any CPA do the job? Or do you need one that’s specialized in your industry?

Jay Rasmussen
Accounting and payroll, Blog

Avoid “Pi” in your face: 3.14 misleading QSR metrics most franchisees track

Franchisees can get “Pi” in their face when they’re too focused on the wrong metrics or when they misinterpret important data. Let’s keep your face pie-free this year by looking at 3.14 misleading QSR metrics you should be paying attention to.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Operational Efficiency

Restaurant reporting: Connect your data inputs to your data outputs

DDMP is a powerful platform that collects restaurant reporting files from all your distant QSR filing cabinets and puts them in one consolidated location. Let’s look at how DDMP connects all of your data inputs and data outputs seamlessly.

Neal Lefebvre
Blog, Operational Efficiency, Restaurant reporting

Top 4 features to look for in above store restaurant management software

Restaurant management software gives you superior vision into your QSR. The best software solutions roll all status information into an easy-to-use format. Whether you're adding restaurant management software for the first time or it's time for an upgrade, there are four essential features of the best software choices.

Jason Tober
Blog, Operational Efficiency, Restaurant reporting