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 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:
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.
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
QR Code “Scan & Pay” from Customer Receipt Streamlines Everyday Transactions Supporting Secure In-Store Digital Payments from Physical Receipts
2-minute read --- With eight out of ten customers carrying a smartphone in their pocket, businesses are realizing daily the benefits of offering QR code-based digital services in their restaurant. Whether enabling customers to order and pay from QR code-based digital menus, expanding their customer network through QR code-based digital gift cards, or enhancing promotions with QR code-based loyalty, rewards, and digital coupons, restaurant owners that use Masa+ QR code-based digital payments seeing greater operational efficiency by utilizing QR codes especially during busy periods.
One popular way restaurants are using QR codes to streamline everyday restaurant transactions is enabling in-store customer-driven payments through QR codes printed on physical receipts. By allowing their customers to pay for their order directly from a personal smartphone on-demand, restaurants immediately eliminate the back-and-forth routine traditionally required by wait staff who must deliver a receipt, pick up a payment tender, process the payment, and return a card and customer receipt for payment signature and completion.
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.
Enhance Your Restaurant’s Security this Holiday Season Aldelo Express Offers Built-In Security for Merchant- and Customer-Facing Services
3-minute read --- The coming holiday season means restaurant owners will soon enjoy an influx of customers, catering requests, online orders, and gift card purchases. Many businesses, including restaurants, will also hire “seasonal” employees to accommodate this annual business surge that provides them additional revenue that benefits them throughout the new year.
However, increased traffic and cash flow for the business also means increased risk of theft. Without reliable security features, back-office oversight, secure digital payment methods, and consistent till balancing, restaurants risk losing thousands of dollars over the course of just a few months.
In addition to providing full-featured cloud point-of-sale technology solutions, Aldelo Express POS offers business owners multiple ways to secure their business and customer services. This includes security features built into the customer-facing Masa+ Online Ordering and Digital Payments platform, as well as multi-level security functions native to Aldelo Express iPad and Android Tablet staff-facing POS terminals.
Aldelo Express POS offers business owners multiple ways to secure their business and customer services
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.
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:
Keep Merchants Happy With Periodic Visits Aldelo Referral Partners Benefit from Pre and Post Site Assessments
5-minute read --- An essential role of any successful referral partner is maintaining contact through every step of the customer relationship. This includes following up on initial meetings, providing clear communications, and providing customer guidance during the purchasing and onboarding processes. Post installation visits allow referral partners to fine tune certain aspects of the POS, observe how the operation flows, and determine additional hardware and features that merchants may benefit from. Successful referral partners make periodic site visits and achieve a lifetime customer relationship that results in additional referrals and new 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.
Notice: The PCI Security Standards Council will Officially Close the PA-DSS Program this October
3-minute read --- This October 28, 2022, the PCI Security Standards Council will officially close the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) program. For restaurant owners and credit card merchants, this means finalizing the transition from the PA-DSS program to its successor, the PCI Secure Software Standard. This will enable restaurant owners to continue adhering to PCI Security Standards Council standards in everyday business transactions.
Established by five major credit card companies, the Purchase Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) are a set of regulations for all businesses that accept credit cards and continue to be modified as payment processing and data systems evolve. While not legally enforced, adherence to PCI DSS standards is extremely widespread and can result in multiple financial penalties, up to and including denial of credit card processing for merchants who do not comply.
Merchants Quickly Identify Profit Leakage and Reduce Waste Using the Aldelo Express POS Inventory Module
3-minute read --- After labor, the best way for restaurant owners to control their costs is by managing their inventory purchasing cycles. Regular item counts not only provide owners and operators a clear picture of their usage cycles and associated revenues, but also are essential to effectively cutting costs, validating purchases, maximizing inventory yields, and identifying profit leakage occurring at one or multiple restaurant locations.
With the recently released Aldelo Express Inventory Module, restaurant owners manage, monitor, and forecast inventory item purchases from anywhere with a Wi-Fi or Cellular Data connection. Using Aldelo Express iPad POS tablets, users immediately begin counting incoming purchased items, managing storage groups, tracking item locations, viewing item forecasts, monitoring recipe batch productions, and more.
Aldelo Announces Release of the Aldelo Express POS Inventory Module Regular Item Counting Help Merchants Identify Profit Leakage and Reduce Spoilage
PLEASANTON, CA – August 30, 2022 - Aldelo, L.P., developer of the Aldelo Express POS restaurant technology platform that includes a native suite of merchant-facing and customer-facing iOS and Android point-of-sale solutions, recently announced the release of the Aldelo Express Inventory Module that enables restaurant owners to manage, monitor, and forecast inventory item purchases using a fully integrated cloud-based management solution. Aldelo Express’ Inventory Module requires no additional hardware purchases, no additional software fees, and minimal setup and training.
Using Aldelo Express iPad POS tablets, the new Aldelo Express Inventory Module enables owners and employees to count purchased items, manage storage groups, track item locations, view item forecasts, monitor recipe batch productions, and more from anywhere with a Wi-Fi or Cellular Data connection. Customizable secure access allows restaurant owners to limit which employees have access to the Inventory Module, providing their business greater protection of important back-office data.
Five Reasons Why Restaurant Owners Prefer Aldelo Express POS Cloud-Based Solutions Meet Modern Restaurant Needs
5-minute read --- In today’s digital, customer-driven market, the best investment restaurant owners can make today is selecting a complete restaurant technology platform that allows them to simplify and streamline in-store and off-premises operations. That is why modern restaurant operations are utilizing cloud-based restaurant technology that allows the business to monitor and manage single and multi-store restaurants from a single back-office environment. Restaurant owners utilizing Aldelo Express POS are finding that it not only secures their business and simplifies operations, but saves them hundreds of dollars per month compared to their existing solution by operating on non-proprietary hardware and providing access to the full-featured Aldelo Express app marketplace and zero additional cost.
Here are five additional reasons why restaurant owners prefer Aldelo Express POS:
Modernized Point-of-Sale Solutions by Aldelo and Bosstab
4-minute read --- The arrival of cloud-based restaurant point-of-sale solutions has provided owners and operators with unprecedented access to store and customer data in real-time. Unlike fixed position Window-based terminals, decentralized cloud-based hardware allows restaurants versatility to place merchant- and customer-facing devices in more convenient and accessible positions.
Aldelo Express POS users have successfully adapted their business operations and expanded customer services by implementing a modern point-of-sale restaurant platform that supports mobile and remote ordering payment capabilities, self-service kiosks, digital menus and online ordering, smart kitchen display systems, and QR-code-driven e-Gift, e-Loyalty, and e-Coupons, etc.
Aldelo Express restaurants select from a variety of available and supported interoperable devices, such as iPad and Android tablets, Android terminals, and Android mobile devices.
Aldelo Express POS Solution on the Bosstab Gemini Dual Tablet Stand
Protect Your Business through PCI DSS Compliance Token-Based Digital Payments Reduce the PCI Scope of Standards for Aldelo Merchants
3-minute read --- Digital payments are everywhere, and yet less than 28% of the merchant population achieve compliance with the latest Purchase Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Requirements for meeting PCI DSS standards range anywhere from maintaining a secure network via firewall protections to properly managing payment transactions and sensitive cardholder information, such as through EMV-based digital payments.
By following the latest Purchase Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), restaurant owners secure electronic payment transactions made in-store and online, protecting their customers’ personal payment data, reducing chargebacks, and avoiding other financial pitfalls for their business. Because while not legally enforced, ignoring PCI DSS guidelines has significant consequences: restaurants can face multiple financial penalties up to and including denial of credit card processing, as well as put themselves and their customers at risk of digital payment fraud.
Eliminate “Buddy Punching” with Aldelo Express QR Code and Facial ID Offer Merchants Multi-Level POS Security Options
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Most employers are familiar with the term “buddy punching.” Buddy punching is when one employee will cover for another employee that arrives late for his/her shift or skips out early. With many clock-in solutions, staff can easily clock another employee in or out, such as by entering the employee’s PIN, resulting in unnecessary payroll and inaccurate timecards. Buddy punching can easily be prevented, however, by facial recognition technology and employee-specific QR code badges. Each one of these solutions prevents employees from stealing time and motivates them to arrive promptly to work.
Provide VIP Guest Experiences with Aldelo Express Digital Reservation and Waitlist Modules
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For restaurants, digital reservation books and waitlists mean increased visibility of customer volume and the opportunity to proficiently manage table turn rates on any given night. Serving multiple parties per table increases a restaurant’s profit and can add up to hundreds of dollars a month. For customers, they mean shorter wait times and VIP-style dining experiences, since customers can inform a restaurant of any special requests, party information, or needs before they arrive and expect high-quality treatment as they are served. Today, table reservations and waitlists are not limited to high-end restaurants, but enable customers to easily dine with large parties and enjoy dining experiences on their schedule in nearly any kind of restaurant or bar environment.
As summer approaches and tourists return to travel, restaurants offering table reservations and waitlists provide enhanced dining experiences to more customers and easily accommodate increased crowds.
Securing Your Aldelo Express Point of Sale Using Custom POS Access and Multi-Level Security Features
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Modern cloud point of sale systems are a descendant of the traditional cash register, which was created to prevent profit leakage, manage transactions, and effectively secure the business’ bottom line. Today, with the emergence of cloud-based point of sale systems, each one has its own combination of traditional, remote, and mobile services. But the primary function of a point of sale system remains the same: to effectively manage transactions and secure the business’ bottom line.