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.
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:
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:
Avoid Unpredictable Inventory Levels with the Aldelo Express Inventory Module
3-minute read --- Managing a restaurant’s inventory consistently and accurately can “make” or “break” its success. That’s why the best inventory solutions not only accurately monitor back-office purchases, deliveries, and usage, but enable managers easy access to view inventory levels in real-time.
The Aldelo Express Inventory Module offers restaurant owners and operators a simple and effective way to accurately manage their business inventory. As an included module with the Aldelo Express POS platform, the Aldelo Express Inventory Module provides business owners a significant return on their investment.
Here are 3 ways the Aldelo Express Inventory Module can help restaurant owners avoid inventory mismatch.
Easily Track and Manage Non-Food Items with the Aldelo Express “Tag Along” Items Feature Seamlessly Integrated with Aldelo Express Inventory Logs and Back-Office Reports
2-minute read --- For many restaurant owners, providing enhanced takeout and delivery services has been an essential step of growth for their business. However, when processing takeout and delivery orders, employees and managers may struggle to keep track of non-food items such as utensils, seasoning packets, napkins, plates, etc. resulting in uneven inventory control, potential waste or theft, and the risk of forgetting specific order “accessories” that are essential to a positive dining experience.
Aldelo Express POS offers owners and operators an easy solution with the Aldelo Express Tag Along Items feature that automatically applies one or multiple non-food items to a specific menu item. Not only does this remind employees to place “accessory” items into to-go order packaging, but it allows managers to easily track and manage non-food items through the Aldelo Express Inventory Module.
Promote Your Restaurant’s Off-Premises Services this Thanksgiving Day
2-minute read --- Thanksgiving Day is one of the most popular U.S. holidays. Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, millions of Americans travel to share a meal with their family and friends. In the days surrounding Thanksgiving Day, many customers turn to their favorite local restaurants for convenient and complimentary food and drink items that save them time – and spare them additional kitchen clean-up. As a result, restaurants can gain additional customers by promoting their restaurant’s online ordering, takeout, and delivery services this November.
Aldelo Express POS is a E2E cloud-based restaurant technology platform that supports both in-store and off-premises restaurant services. Using iPad and Android-based point-of-sale hardware, merchants choose from a variety of merchant-facing and customer-facing ordering and digital payment solutions that work together to run a complete restaurant operation. This includes several native cloud POS modules and features such as:
Delivery Module, including Order Dispatching, Driver Tracking, and Digital Mapping
QR Code-Based Masa+ Online Ordering and Digital Payments
Native Inventory and Recipe Module
“Matrix” Menu Module for Creating Hundreds if Menu Items in Minutes
Advanced Pricing Module for Easy Digital Menu Management
Save Time When Updating Menus with the Aldelo Express Global Price Change Module
2-minute read --- As restaurant owners and operators navigate ever-changing prices in and around the restaurant industry, the Aldelo Express Global Price Change Module enables restaurants to easily maintain a profitable menu by accurately responding to both customer demand and changing food costs.
From the Aldelo Express cloud back-office, owners and operators can make broad price changes across their restaurant’s menu, rather than adjusting the costs for individual food and drink items. Users can increase or decrease prices for individual items, groups, and categories, adjusting item prices by percentage or dollar value in seconds.
Aldelo Express’s New Integration with the Uber Eats Platform Provides Resellers Additional POS Value Merchants Expand their Customer Base Using a High-Traffic Online Marketplace
3-minute read --- Aldelo referral partners that offer Aldelo Express POS quickly gain more customers by providing an unparalleled cloud-based restaurant technology platform. Through a full-featured app marketplace that consists of powerful native POS solutions and several valuable third-party integrations, Aldelo referral partners equip their merchants to successfully monitor, manage, and customize an E2E restaurant operation in any market.
As customers rely on on-demand self-services, the growing number of restaurant owners are turning to native and third-party online ordering and digital payments solutions. To help referral partners strengthen their portfolio of customer-centric services, Aldelo has recently added Uber Eats to its network of approved third-party integrations for its cloud-based Aldelo Express POS platform.
The result is providing referral partners and their customers with more options for implementing online ordering and delivery solutions that compliment and enhance their existing Aldelo Express POS system.
Aldelo Announces Partnership with Simpay Simpay Payment Processing and Aldelo Express POS Platform Provides More Options for Restaurants
PLEASANTON, CA – November 1, 2022 – Aldelo, L.P., developer of industry-leading cloud-based restaurant point-of-sale software solutions and Aldelo Pay payment processing, recently welcomed Simpay to its esteemed network of approved Aldelo Partner solutions providers for the Aldelo Express POS technology platform.
Simpay’s offering with Aldelo Express POS creates a seamless experience for restaurants from start to finish. New and existing Simpay merchants can now couple Simpay credit card processing services with complete access to the full-featured Aldelo Express POS suite of customer-facing and merchant-facing ordering solutions.
With Simpay merchant services, restaurant owners accept secure digital payments in-store via tap, dip, and swipe at Aldelo Express iPad and Android Tablet-based POS terminals, as well as Android Mobile POS terminals for roaming transactions.
With Simpay merchant services, restaurant owners accept secure digital payments in-store via tap, dip, and swipe at Aldelo Express terminals
Aldelo Announces Integration with the Uber Eats Platform and Aldelo Express POS Platform Now Available to New and Existing Aldelo Express Users
PLEASANTON, CA – October 25, 2022 – Aldelo, L.P., developer of the Aldelo Express POS cloud-based restaurant technology platform, recently added leading delivery service platform Uber Eats to its verified integration partner network. New and existing Aldelo Express POS users can now seamlessly implement, monitor, and manage the third-party services that deliver with Uber Eats through their existing Aldelo Express POS system and cloud back-office environment.
As a growing number of customers move towards on-demand online ordering and digital self-services, Uber Eats offers Aldelo merchants a high-traffic online ordering, payments, and delivery platform to promote and expand their business. For restaurant owners, the release of this integration means enhancing their restaurant’s online visibility, providing familiar online services to new and existing customers, and managing a third-party solution from a single POS interface.
“Aldelo is committed to producing meaningful integrations with leading third-party solution providers that users seamlessly access and operate from existing Aldelo Express POS stations resulting in enhanced operational efficiencies,” says Jeff Moore, V.P. of Operations at Aldelo, L.P. “Maintaining a customer-centric approach to our integration selection process, we are excited to formally announce the integration with the Uber Eats platform to our esteemed partners and merchants.”
Uber Eats offers Aldelo merchants a high-traffic online ordering, payments, and delivery service platform to promote and expand their business
How Masa+ Revolutionized the Gift Card Industry Digital Masa+ eGift Cards Seamlessly Integrate with Aldelo Express POS
3-minute read --- When first introduced, gift cards were distributed and owned by major credit card companies. Eventually, developers in the point-of-sale industry began offering gift cards as an integrated POS solution to enable business owners greater control maintaining gift card programs, campaigns, and protecting gift card cash infusions exclusively for their store(s). Today, gift cards are a billion-dollar industry that generate a massive amount of revenue for restaurant owners each year.
Aldelo was one of the first point-of-sale developers in the industry to introduce an integrated digital gift card solution into its cloud-based Aldelo Express POS platform. For restaurant owners, this meant eliminating costly per-swipe and related fees owed to their credit card processor.
There are many third-party open-loop (open market) gift card solutions available in the market with varying business models and associated consumer rewards. Participating in these gift card programs provide restaurants with some additional exposure but carry added costs and offer limited control. Restaurant owners have learned that by having a native POS closed-loop (specific to a restaurant or restaurant group) gift card solution they gain complete control over an important revenue stream for the business.
Top 5 Items Restaurants Should Assess in a New POS Solution Modern Restaurants Need Scalable Cloud-Based POS Solutions
3-minute read --- Whether you’re opening up a food service business for the first time or are a seasoned restaurant owner, selecting the right point-of-sale system for your restaurant can be a time-consuming and confusing task. With so many solutions available on the market, it seems like the options are endless, especially when considering how companies charge for services, processing providers, and POS hardware. Some features are only made available through additional monthly fees or increased credit card rates.
Restaurant owners choose Aldelo Express POS for their restaurant, bar, pizza place, or food truck because of the company’s simplistic and transparent offering of its complete restaurant cloud technology platform. With a full-featured suite of natively integrated POS solutions, including customer-facing online ordering and digital payments, Aldelo Express provides merchants an easy-to-use, all-inclusive restaurant technology platform for only the cost of Aldelo Pay or approved Aldelo Partner merchant services, or via a monthly SaaS rate, that simplifies their decision-making process. Aldelo merchants also receive unlimited software licenses, unlimited software updates, 24/7 technical support, and more at zero additional cost to their business.
Here are the top 5 things to consider when purchasing a new point-of-sale solution:
3 Simple Tips for Successfully Managing Inventory Using the Aldelo Express Inventory Module
3-minute read --- Proper use of an inventory program significantly reduces restaurant food costs and saves restaurants thousands of dollars a year on excess purchases, spoiled inventory, and food waste. With the Aldelo Express Inventory Module, merchants quickly identify profit leakage and reduce waste occurring at one or multiple restaurant locations, protecting precious revenues and their bottom line as they navigate an ever-changing market.
Here are 3 simple ways to successfully manage restaurant inventory:
Track High-Cost and High-Margin Items
Restaurants that track proteins, liquor, coffee, and desserts at a high-level simplify inventory processes and back-office reports. By focusing primarily on high-cost and high-profit items, restaurant owners and inventory managers balance time spent monitoring items that are most important to the business’s bottom line.
Aldelo Express Provides Merchants Flexibility Supporting Restaurants, Bars, Food Trucks and More with Versatile POS Solutions
1-minute read --- Aldelo Express POS provides business owners with multiple scalable point-of-sale solutions capable of supporting a modern restaurant operation. This includes native POS software applications for Online Ordering and Digital Payments, QR Code-Based Digital Menus, Self-Service Kiosks, Order and Pay at the Table services, QR Code-Based Digital Payments, eGift Cards, Loyalty and Rewards Programs, and much more.
In addition, merchants receive unlimited software licenses, unlimited software updates, 24/7 technical support, and more for the life of their POS solution. With cloud back-office management and controls, business owners monitor and manage their in-store, remote, and hybrid POS operations from any web-enabled device. The result is not only saving money by eliminating recurring monthly fees for each POS solution, but utilizing versatile and scalable POS solutions that expand and grow with the business.
Top 5 Reasons Restaurants Need an Aldelo Express Kitchen Display System (KDS)
Merchants Cut Back-End Costs and Enhance Staff Communication
3-minute read --- Running or working at a restaurant means every day is different. Aldelo Express offers restaurant owners reliable and easy-to-use point-of-sale solutions with several native POS solutions that digitally synchronize front-of-house and back-of-house processes. These include Aldelo Express POS for iPads, Android Tablets, and Android-based Mobile Handheld terminals, self-service Kiosks for lobby and tableside ordering, Masa+ Online Ordering and Digital Payments, digital Kitchen Display Systems (KDS), and more.
Here are 5 ways Aldelo Express Kitchen Display Systems benefit restaurant owners:
Aldelo Express Restaurant Owners Monitor and Manage the Business Anytime, Anywhere
3-minute read --- Whether a restaurant owner is adjusting menu prices, evaluating recent campaigns, or adjusting employee schedules, reliable back-office reports and management solutions are essential to navigating an ever-changing market.
Mobile back-office management means owners and operators are able to effectively respond to security concerns, operational inefficiencies, and related anomalies occurring in one or multiple restaurant locations – even when they cannot be physically present.
The ability to remotely access and manage the restaurant means increased time efficiency and productivity; including a more balanced personal and work life.
Restaurant Owners Secure their Business and Monitor Daily Cash Flows
with the Aldelo Express Blind Balancing Module
2-minute read --- Whether conducted once, twice, or multiple times each day, balancing a restaurant’s cash drawer is an essential security measure for preventing theft, securing the business, and monitoring daily cash flows. With the Aldelo Express Blind Balancing Module, restaurant owners easily record quantities of cash and coin denominations stored in their cash drawer (till).
Though till balancing has been a common built-in cash register feature since the 1980’s, the Aldelo Express Blind Balancing Module enables merchants to input, count, and record till balances directly into their POS system using a tablet-based terminal, and automatically record cash drawer data into cloud back-office reports. Users simply enable the “Cash Count” feature to immediately begin managing cash count denominations and related security measures using their Aldelo Express cloud back-office login, anytime, anywhere. The result is increased visibility of front-of-house operations and enhanced POS security to protect precious margins.
Aldelo Express Supports Native and Third-Party Online Ordering and Digital Payments
QR Code-Based Access Helps Generate New Customers In-Store and Online
3-minute read --- Largely ignored in the US for years, QR codes are proving daily how much of a productive and trusted asset they are to business owners in today’s unpredictable market climate. As restaurant owners continually adjust to the contactless and digital market, utilizing QR code-based access to native and third-party online ordering and digital payment integrations help staff and customers increase operational efficiency, reduce order errors, and improve overall customer service levels and satisfaction. With eight out of ten people carrying a smartphone camera in their pockets, unique QR codes enable restaurants to put ordering and payment capabilities into the hands of their customers, including:
Top 5 Reasons Restaurants Use the Aldelo Express Inventory Module
3-minute read --- Closely monitoring inventory is essential for restaurants to avoid unnecessary purchases, reduce waste, and eliminate profit leakage occurring at one or multiple restaurant locations. Aldelo recently announced the Aldelo Express Inventory Module that supports simplicity, accuracy, consistency, and profitability for restaurant owners/operators and those who manage inventory operations. Plus, as a zero-cost native cloud POS integration from Aldelo Express, merchants using the Aldelo Express Inventory Module reap an invaluable return on their investment.
Here are the top 5 reasons why restaurants need the Aldelo Express Inventory Module:
Streamline Online Delivery Orders with Aldelo Express and Masa+ Native Delivery Module Includes Text Alerts, Driver Dispatching, Digital Mapping, and More
3-minute read --- Aldelo Express POS is a cloud point-of-sale solution built with modern restaurants in mind. In addition to full-featured digital point-of-sale solutions for staff and customers, Aldelo Express helps restaurants run in-house delivery operations using the Aldelo Express native Delivery Module.
Restaurants that use native delivery modules that are integrated with a point-of-sale solution achieve seamless and efficient operations. Operators also eliminate the need of third-party solutions and resulting fees, immediately increasing their revenue for delivery orders. That is why Aldelo offers restaurant owners who use Aldelo Express POS the option of utilizing a native delivery driver module with caller-ID, surcharges, digital mapping, custom digital menu pricing and more. Merchants also implement text-based notifications to customers when their delivery order is on its way, keeping their off-premise customers fully updated when their order is expected to arrive.
Want “Freedom of Choice” POS Processing and Hardware? Merchants Choose Aldelo Express POS
Merchants Receive Complete Access to Full-Featured Cloud POS Solutions
3-minute read --- Aldelo has always been, first and foremost, a restaurant point-of-sale software developer. Whether it’s responding to merchant feedback to enhance existing POS applications, or introducing new native solutions such as the Aldelo Express Inventory Module, Aldelo’s full-time team of software developers is committed to providing restaurant owners and referral partners with “complete access to leading restaurant technologies.”
To best serve new and existing restaurant owners looking for affordable full-featured point-of-sale solutions, Aldelo Express POS supports “freedom of choice” processing. This includes a monthly POS SaaS option that enables merchants to purchase the Aldelo Express restaurant technology platform separately from their restaurant’s merchant payment processing services. The result is allowing more restaurant owners to benefit from Aldelo Express’s full-featured cloud POS solutions while using credit card processing services that best suit the needs of their business.
Selecting the Aldelo Express POS technology platform means implementing a complete merchant- and customer-facing POS ecosystem using non-proprietary hardware and a single cloud back-office environment. Aldelo Express POS hardware options are seamlessly interoperable and synchronize data so that information is readily available on any device, allowing merchants the freedom to select hardware they feel is best for their operation. Whether utilizing iPads, Android Tablets, or Android-based Mobile Handheld devices, every Aldelo Express terminal is capable of supporting a complete restaurant operation.
"Freedom of choice" means Aldelo merchants use payment processing services that best suit the needs of their business
Top 3 Reasons to Utilize a Digital Labor Scheduling Module
3-minute read --- There are many reasons why business owners should utilize a digital labor scheduling module for their restaurant, bar, pizza place, or food truck. Restaurants that utilize labor scheduling modules create a more inclusive and cooperative staffing environment where everyone participates by establishing a pool of varying work shifts that allows employees to commit to and trade out with co-workers. Establishing a flexible work schedule reduces pressure on restaurant owners and staff by creating a working environment that meets everyone’s needs. The result is less stress and a happier work environment.
Here are 3 facts you need to know to immediately begin saving money by close labor schedule monitoring and analysis.
Restaurants Tighten Purchasing Cycles to Reduce Waste Enhanced Back-Office Data Enable Restaurants to Maximize Profits
2-minute read --- One of the most valuable assets restaurants gain from utilizing modern point-of-sale technology advancements is deeper insights into daily operations. As operators serve customers in-store, online, and off-premises, gaining insights into customer and transaction data help restaurants predict ebbs and flows of customer traffic, inventory movement patterns, and determine which customer-facing digital services to deploy. Understanding the business means implementing efficient and beneficial operational practices that positively impact the restaurant’s bottom line.
Restaurants that have successfully navigated many challenges over the last several years have become nimble through the accelerated adoption and development of restaurant point-of-sale technology solutions that provides their business with surface-level and detailed operational data and back-office reports. These solutions include native online storefronts, all-in-one mobile handheld devices, integrated digital gift, loyalty, and rewards solutions, and more.