Manage Labor Costs with Digital Time Cards from Aldelo Express POS
1-minute read --- Labor is the most controllable expense a restaurant has, but lack of control managing daily time cards can be detrimental to a restaurant’s bottom line. With Aldelo Express POS, restaurant owners control daily labor schedules and prevent employees from “riding the clock” by managing the clock-in and clock-out processes with digital time cards.
With the Aldelo Express Digital Time Card Module, managers can restrict employee clock-in and clock-out periods and require manager approval if an employee misses a specific clock-in or clock-out “grace period.” Merchants can also prevent staff from clocking-in for fellow workers if they are running late, eliminating “buddy punching.”
Aldelo Pay Merchants Don’t Pay for 24/7 Technical Support Move to Aldelo Pay and Start Saving Today!
1-minute read --- Aldelo’s suite of products and solutions meet any restaurant application and are also ideal for quick-service, bars, food trucks, pizzerias, golf clubs, pop ups, food courts, stadiums, and more.
When merchants require help, users have access to Aldelo’s “live” 24/7 technical support network via email or phone. Aldelo’s knowledgeable and trained staff are always available and ready to assist users with their needs.
Top 5 Benefits of Digital Waitlist and Reservation Modules No Add-On Costs for Aldelo Express POS Solutions/Features Save Merchants Money
2-minute read --- Restaurant owners that use the Aldelo Express Digital Waitlist and Reservation Modules offer guests VIP-level dining experiences. Plus, merchants save money by eliminating costly add-ons and choosing a POS solution with built-in front-of-house modules. By using the Aldelo Express POS Digital Waitlist and Reservation Modules, restaurant staff not only increase table turn rates by streamlining front-of-house operations, but help retain new customers by offering convenient, modern, and memorable customer services.
Here are the top 5 benefits of the Aldelo Express Digital Waitlist and Reservation Modules:
Top 3 Reasons Why Resellers Should Attend a Trade Show in 2023
2-minute read --- In 2023, trade shows across all industries are climbing back to pre-COVID pandemic levels, providing point of sale resellers valuable opportunities for growing their customer base. Though digitally-driven communication and sales has accelerated in the industry, attending in-person trade shows offers Aldelo resellers a unique and effective way to build new and existing customer relationships.
Here are the top three reasons POS resellers should attend a trade show in 2023:
3. Find New Customer Leads
Digital networking will never be as impactful as in-person introductions, conversations, and follow-ups with potential customers. Millions of people attend restaurant and hospitality trade shows each year. A great way to target customers in a specific region or city is by attending a location-specific industry trade show. The restaurant community is tight knit and communicates within an intricate network, so increase your business’s exposure to regional customers by attending an in-person trade show!
Attending in-person trade shows offers Aldelo resellers a unique and effective way to build new and existing customer relationships
Tired of Losing Merchant Accounts to the Competition? Mitigate Third-Party “Poachers” with Aldelo Express Cloud POS
1-minute read --- Representing the Aldelo Express Cloud POS platform means protecting your business from third-party competitors that want to “poach” your customers with shiny new toys, low payment processing fees (made up in monthly POS software fees) or seemingly “free POS hardware” (guess what, there really is no such thing as “free POS hardware”).
Aldelo resellers, on the other hand, form long-term relationships with merchants and earn lifetime POS residuals by providing their customers with innovative modern POS solutions offered through an unparalleled total cost of ownership with Aldelo Pay merchant processing.
By offering Aldelo Pay and approved Aldelo Partner merchant services, Aldelo resellers provide customers the entire Aldelo Express Tier-1 POS platform and its native suite of POS modules for only the cost of their processing services, building lasting customer relationships built on value, transparency, and trust.
Top 5 Features of Aldelo Express POS Security Eliminate Profit Leakage with Multi-Level Security
1-minute read --- The fundamental purpose of a point-of-sale system is to secure the restaurant. Merchants that use Aldelo Express POS effectively prevent profit leakage in their restaurant with multi-level security features.
5. Secure Employee Clock Ins
Require restaurant employees to clock in before signing into the point of sale and taking orders. Aldelo Express POS supports login via PIN, QR code badge scan, and facial ai recognition.
Four Important Things to Know When Selling SaaS Aldelo Resellers Succeed with an Unparalleled POS Offering
3-minute read --- 1. Know Your Market
Getting to know customers in your area is essential to running a successful point-of-sale business. In addition to the restaurant owner’s name and contact information, some questions to ask include:
What is your current POS system? (ECR, Cloud, or Windows-based?)
Do you have a lease? How long is left in your lease term?
Maintaining a close relationship with restaurant owners in your market not only keeps your business top of mind when they decide to explore new POS solutions, but helps you better understand what features customers are looking for and areas of their operation they are looking to improve. Aldelo assists resellers with providing prospective merchants with a compelling TCO (total cost of ownership) and ROI (return on investment) analysis utilizing the restaurant's actual data.
Top 5 Benefits of the Aldelo Express POS Labor Schedule Module
Merchant’s That Effectively Manage Labor Improve Their Bottom Line Profits
2-minute read --- Labor is the number one way restaurant owners can directly control their costs. That’s why Aldelo Express POS includes a Labor Schedule Module as part of its suite of native restaurant management solutions.
Here are the top 5 benefits of the Aldelo Express POS Labor Schedule Module:
Only Purchase Tested POS Hardware from Reputable Vendors Aldelo Express POS Runs on iOS and Android-Based Devices
1-minute read --- Unlike many point-of-sale developers, Aldelo Express POS software is supported by multiple non-proprietary hardware devices, including iPads, Android Terminals, and Android Tablets. With full-featured POS solutions available across inter-operable iOS and Android-based devices, Aldelo Express provides resellers and merchants “freedom of choice” POS hardware options.
However, resellers and merchants should only purchase tested POS hardware from reputable vendors. By avoiding questionable vendors and auction sites, users protect their business from potential security and performance risks associated with POS hardware that was not purchased directly from the hardware manufacturer or an authorized reseller. As a result, POS resellers and merchants support a stronger, more secure, and more reliable hardware system.
“Mix-and-Match” POS Hardware Provides Greater System Flexibility Merchants Add or Subtract POS Devices at Any Time
1-minute read --- Aldelo Express POS is a cloud-based restaurant technology platform built with modern restaurants in mind. In over 20 years developing restaurant technology solutions fit for any operation, the company’s mission has remained the same: to provide restaurants with unparalleled access to the most economic and state-of-the-art cloud POS platform.
Unlike many point-of-sale developers, Aldelo Express POS software is supported by multiple non-proprietary POS hardware devices, including iPads and Android Tablets. With full-featured POS solutions available across inter-operable iOS and Android-based devices, Aldelo Express provides resellers and merchants “freedom of choice” POS hardware options.
Utilizing non-proprietary POS hardware means merchants can add or subtract POS devices at any time, enabling merchants to bring a personal iPad or Android Tablet from home when they need an additional order-taking station in their restaurant. The result is enjoying greater system flexibility during busy periods and when processing orders in non-traditional environments, such as 19th-hole and pop-up operations.
Aldelo Express POS “Live Demo” Exceeds Expectations Discover E2E Cloud POS Solutions Available at Zero Additional Cost with Aldelo Pay
3-minute read --- The best way to experience the powerful Aldelo Express POS platform is through a live demo. By simply reaching out to Aldelo, resellers and restaurant merchants alike can discover the full-featured solutions included at ZERO additional cost with Aldelo Pay and approved Aldelo Partner merchant services.
Aldelo merchants receive hundreds of point-of-sale solutions for the modern restaurant:
Cloud POS software for iOS and Android-based POS devices
Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs Masa+ Loyalty and Rewards
Increase Sales and Aldelo Express POS System Value
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In the modern market, restaurants that offer digital loyalty and rewards programs see increased sales. Digital loyalty and rewards offer restaurants a competitive advantage in gaining and retaining customer allegiance in their local market. Restaurants that use Masa+ Loyalty and Rewards create multiple custom loyalty and rewards campaigns that cater to both existing and new customers. Operators can launch campaigns that specifically target a day of the week or meal period that are traditionally slow to increase traffic and sales.
Merchants that choose Aldelo Pay and approved Aldelo Partner merchant services receive the Masa+ multi-store digital Loyalty and Rewards Program available on the Aldelo Marketplace at ZERO additional cost. Any restaurant can utilize the flexible loyalty and rewards solution for one or more stores that allows operators to directly cater to the needs of their business and influence customer behaviors.
5. Easy to Set Up and Manage
Merchants activate Masa+ with a single click, taking only a few minutes to activate the highly flexible Masa+ Loyalty and Rewards program, all managed through a cloud back-office environment.
Aldelo Merchants Eliminate Third-Party Fees with Masa+ Online Ordering
Users Save Hundreds of Dollars a Month with a Natively Developed Solution
1-minute read --- Online Ordering is now commonplace in the restaurant industry, yet it typically comes at an additional cost to restaurant owners. Aldelo merchants, on the other hand, receive Masa+ Online Ordering and Payments at ZERO additional cost.
Users activate Masa+ through a single mouse click, as well as build their Masa+ Online Storefront with a single click. This is made possible through a shared cloud database. New digital menu items and price changes are automatically synchronized across both platforms, ensuring that the restaurant's menu and related POS data are always up-to-date.
With seamless integrations to the in-house point of sale system, Masa+ offers restaurants an easy-to-use and easy-to-setup online storefront to display menus that feature vibrant images, event details, and store info.
Aldelo Express POS Grows with Your Business Unlimited Software Upgrades and Scalable POS Solutions are Always Available
1-minute read --- The Aldelo Express POS technology platform provides restaurant owners everything they need to run an efficient and profitable business today and tomorrow. All Aldelo software releases, upgrades, and updates are issued to merchants at no additional cost, and are made instantly available via real-time cloud synchronization to the restaurant point of sale system. In other words, Aldelo Express merchants receive auto-updates for every device, ensuring they are always running the latest-version software.
By becoming an Aldelo merchant, restaurant owners gain a powerful, flexible, and full-featured cloud POS solution that not only supports their business today, but provides a smooth upgrade path that keeps their business current with the latest restaurant technology.
Owners that choose Aldelo Pay and approved Aldelo Partner merchant services receive:
Unlimited POS software licenses
Unlimited POS software upgrades
Year-round POS software updates
24/7 technical support
And the complete iOS and Android-Based Aldelo Express POS solution suite
Top 4 Benefits of Aldelo Express Self-Service Kiosks Reduce Staff Requirements and Customer Wait Times with a Customer-Facing Ordering Solution
3-minute read --- Part of helping restaurant owners maximize their business potential is by providing them with modern technology solutions that help them rely less on staffing needs so they can focus on meeting the needs of the everyday customer. Aldelo does just that by offering merchants Aldelo Express POS, an E2E cloud point-of-sale platform included with Aldelo Pay and approved Aldelo Partner merchant processing services. In addition to providing a full suite of merchant-facing POS solutions, Aldelo Express POS includes a natively-developed Self-Service Kiosk integration supported by readily available and affordable POS hardware.
Here are the top 4 ways Aldelo Express Self-Service Kiosks benefit restaurant owners and their customers:
1. The Customer is in Control
A growing theme among modern customer trends is having more control over their dining experience. For example, many customers enjoy using QR code-based digital menus because they enable guests to browse a restaurant’s menu from the comfort and convenience of their own smartphone devices.
By allowing customers to view images of available food and drinks, guests are more likely to order additional items, supporting higher ticket averages
Merchants Achieve More For Less with Aldelo Express POS Users Save Thousands of Dollars Over the Life of their POS System
3-minute read --- Successful restaurant owners are typically known for their determination, entrepreneurial business sense, and warm hospitality extended to customers. Yet even the most seasoned restaurant owner can be challenged by an ever-changing customer market, rapidly-developing technology, and an unpredictable economy.
That is why Aldelo makes modern cloud point-of-sale technology easily accessible to every restaurant owner. Through Aldelo Pay and approved Aldelo Partner merchant services, Aldelo simplifies the POS acquisition process for restaurant owners, offering its full-featured Aldelo Express POS platform and suite of solutions at an ultra-competitive cost. This means merchants have access to lower credit card processing charges that cover the cost of the entire POS, eliminating unnecessary monthly POS fees.
With dozens of full-featured, multi-lingual, and flexible POS solutions that meet any restaurant application, the Aldelo Express POS platform provides everything a modern restaurant needs to run any-sized food service operations. This includes the E2E Masa+ Online Ordering and Payments platform, that’s also available to Aldelo Express users at zero additional cost.
Prepare for Success with Aldelo Express POS 5 Considerations to Prepare Your Business for 2023
4-minute read --- The end of the year brings increased business and excitement as restaurant owners and staff work hard to serve an influx of customers and prepare for the coming year. For business owners, reflecting on the past year and writing down specific and measurable goals for their business makes them more likely to succeed in the coming year.
Aldelo is committed to helping merchants succeed. Unlike some point-of-sale software vendors whose direct contact ends after the system is installed, Aldelo supports restaurant owners throughout their initial year of use and beyond. Aldelo does this to ensure that merchants utilize the Aldelo Express native POS solutions, modules, and features that help their business thrive and grow. Plus, Aldelo merchants receive unlimited software updates and feature releases year-round, ensuring they are always operating with the latest-version POS software.
Here are 5 considerations for restaurant owners as they prepare for the coming year:
Work Smart by Completing Orders and Taking Payments at the Table Try an All-in-One Android Mobile POS Terminal from Aldelo Express
2-minute read --- The holiday season is upon us, meaning merchants are busy serving an influx of customers and preparing for the new year. As restaurants face increased customer traffic and gain new customers through gift cards, loyalty programs, and online ordering, many find their restaurant services would benefit from a mobile handheld POS terminal.
Synchronization with kitchen display systems (KDS) and kitchen printers
Completing payments at the table
Servers to be more accessible and improve customer service
Combined with a built-in EMV/payment processing device, handheld POS terminals provide restaurants with an all-in-one ordering and payments solution, enabling them to speed up transactions through roaming ordering and digital payments from anywhere with a Wi-Fi or Cellular Data connection.
Looking for a Better POS Solution to Represent? Turn to Aldelo Express POS and Increase Your POS Residuals and Customer Network
3-minute read --- As the year winds down and with restaurant owners managing holiday sales, many point-of-sale resellers find December to be a slow sales period. As resellers take time to reflect on their past successes, areas of improvement, and explore opportunities for growth, December provides the ideal time for resellers to review Aldelo Express POS as an ideal way to improve their sales portfolio and help increase their residuals in the new year.
Increase Online Orders by Promoting Your Restaurant's Online Storefront on Masa+
2-minute read --- Masa+ provides restaurants with several secure digital solutions that help restaurants generate additional sales revenue. As a browser-based extension of the Aldelo Express POS platform, Masa+ supports multiple customer-driven ordering and payment solutions, including:
QR code-based digital menus
A Masa+ Online Storefront unique to their restaurant
Secure digital wallets that store personal credit cards, egift cards, loyalty, rewards, and coupons
QR code-based digital transactions, including Scan & Pay via customer receipt
Advertising In-Store via QR Codes
QR codes are a great way to promote your restaurant’s Masa+ Online Storefront. Merchants can either download a unique QR code that links to their restaurant through their Masa+ cloud back-office environment (pictured below), or generate and link their own QR codes to Masa+ online solutions via the following instructions: www.aldelo.com/marketing-qr-setup.html
Marketing Opportunities for the Month of December Engage Customers with Unique Holiday-Themed Campaigns
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The holiday season is upon us, providing restaurant owners several opportunities to engage customers with holiday themed promotions and campaigns. In addition to Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve, December is host to several festive ways to promote your restaurant’s products and services.
December 9 - National Pastry Day
Pastries are a category of baked desserts that feature fluffy or flaky dough, fruits, and custards. Popular especially in European cuisine, pastries are a perfect addition to a morning coffee or as an after-meal sweet.
This National Pastry Day, enhance your holiday campaigns by providing customers special offers for pastries bundled with qualifying food, drink, or gift card purchases, or as a “thank you” to customers who spend over a specified amount in-store or through your restaurant’s Masa+ Online Storefront.
Improve Customer Experiences and Front-of-House Efficiency with the Aldelo Express Customer Module
2-minute read --- For many customers, their experience dining at a restaurant is as important as the food and drinks they enjoy. As a result, restaurants implement point-of-sale solutions, modules, and features that support customer-centric services. Not only do these types of solutions help customers feel more at ease, but they can help restaurants streamline everyday services, providing smoother experiences for both staff and guests.
With built-in features such as customer lookup by name, caller ID, order histories, and VIP-level discounts, restaurants that utilize the Aldelo Express Customer Module easily personalize their customer services while improving operational efficiencies.
Here are 3 ways to utilize the Aldelo Express Customer Module:
Easily personalize customer services and improve operational efficiencies with the Aldelo Express Customer Module