10 Reasons Your Bakery Needs a Proper POS System
The age of the cash register is over. For so long, these robust business machines have been faithfully recording sales and storing cash for small businesses around the globe. But the time has come to face reality – touchscreen POS systems now offer a far more powerful and versatile point of sale solution for bakeries and cafés!
Still not convinced? Trying to extract every last ounce out of your old cash register?
Here are 10 reasons why your bakery will be better off if you switch to the latest POS technology from Uniwell:
- Tighter control on pricing – no guesswork
With complete menu itemisation and optional barcode scanning, you won’t need to worry about your staff inadvertently undercharging.
- Saves time and reduces staff order-entry errors
With detailed order entry at the POS, no bits of paper are misplaced and order requests are not lost in translation.
- Order accuracy improves barista efficiency
With improved accuracy of order entry and integrated communication between the POS and the barista and kitchen, food and beverage production become more efficient, reducing waste.
- Enhances customer perception of your business
The improvements that an integrated POS system will make to your business will be tangibly evident to your customers. Service speed, accuracy and quality can all be improved with the aid of the right POS technology.
- Operational improvements and easy staff training
A modern, graphical interface makes POS navigation more intuitive. Training new team members is also simplified.
- Accurate historical sales reports improves analysis
One of the keys to maintaining a successful hospitality venue is the ability to analyse your sales, so you know what you are doing well and where you can improve. Proper reporting from your POS system is crucial!
- Manage customer loyalty and promotional initiatives
Your POS system can also allow you automate and effectively manage in-house promotions and customer loyalty initiatives. More importantly, you can also measure their success.
- Examine staff performance and increase security
Evaluating counter staff activity allows you to improve training and incentivise your operation. Your POS also allows you to limit control of specific functions to key staff or management.
- Record wastage and improve production efficiency
Your POS terminal can allow you to record any items that are left unsold at the end of the day and collate the data for reporting purposes.
- Use your POS as an active advertising tool
The latest touchscreen POS terminals can be fitted with LCD customer display panels capable of sharing high quality graphic images, providing you with endless promotional opportunities.
A properly configured integrated point of sale system is much more than a ‘supercharged’ cash register – it is a vital hospitality management tool. If you are looking for a new POS system for your bakery – consider Uniwell!