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Loss prevention metrics you’re not looking at (but should be!)

You might have a report that tells you how much of your revenue was lost to waste, theft, and other sources, but that information isn't always helpful on its own; you need other metrics to help you take action. Here are some loss prevention metrics you're not looking at—but should be.

Jason Tober
Blog, Loss prevention

Restaurant loss prevention meaning and tactics for bottom line growth

Many QSR or fast food franchises don't have any sort of plan for loss prevention, and those that do may not be focusing on the right places. Here, we'll take a closer look at one of the more exasperating drags on profit: theft.

Neal Lefebvre
Blog, Loss prevention
restaurant cost of cash

Money matters: the cost of cash and how to overcome it

Many QSR owners would prefer to complete all transactions with credit or debit cards. But, is that really practical? What is the restaurant cost of cash?

Jason Tober
Accounting and payroll, Blog, Loss prevention
food safety program

4 important takeaways from Chipotle’s food safety program

Chipotle experienced an E.coli, salmonella, and norovirus outbreak within 3 years. Here's what we learned from their food safety program.

Jason Tober
Blog, Loss prevention

How cash drawer procedures aid in restaurant loss prevention

A few simple policies can go a long way in preventing register theft, so it's important to implement strict cash drawer procedures to avoid loss.

Jason Tober
Blog, Loss prevention
loss prevention

Top restaurant cash handling procedures for your employees to follow

When your employees handle cash correctly, you avoid lost, miscounted, or stolen cash. But, with so many steps in the cash handling process, tracking it all can be overwhelming. Let’s look at the top cash handling practices that all of your employees should follow.

Jason Tober
Blog, Loss prevention
employee theft

Employee theft management: how to handle the conversation

Not only is your QSR losing money due to theft, but now you have to confront someone in order to put a stop to it! Fortunately, there are some proven techniques to handle employee theft management. Here are some step-by-step tips for what to do before, during, and after the conversation to prevent future offenses.

Jason Tober
Blog, Loss prevention
restaurant loss prevention

Restaurant loss prevention: 4 food waste solutions

As a QSR owner, you know the value of food. It helps you earn a living, provides jobs, and feeds your community. This makes food waste prevention even more important for keeping your business profitable and sustainable. But, how can you reduce food waste? Here are four food waste solutions every QSR owner should know.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Loss prevention
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 restaurants stay in the black.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Loss prevention

4 things to look for to reduce employee theft in restaurants

Roughly 75% of restaurant losses are caused by employee theft. An effective loss prevention program is an easy win that will make your restaurant more profitable and keep your extended restaurant family honest, so let's look at the most common types of loss and how you can prevent them.

Ed Heskett
Blog, Loss prevention