Mobile POS (point-of-sale) software solutions will greatly improve service in your food service or retail operations with the use of additional checkout options for your customers. Mostly used in cafeteria locations, food service businesses will yield a long list of enhancing mobile POS operations that will allow smoother order creation processes and data documentation for managers. The use of mobile apps is a necessity for businesses to take note of, and locations that do not implement a mobile application are positioning themselves at a disadvantage.
Digital payments have forever changed the landscape for point-of-sale vendors; taking note of these advancements in payment processes will allow your business to take advantage of the most up-to-date options for your customers.
Mobile POS App Payment Options
ARBA’s mobile POS (point-of-sale) software solutions allow customers to make use of their mobile devices to complete orders and purchases from their cafeteria. With multiple tender types available, including ArbaRapidPay, customers will complete their purchase using their preferred method of payment, and payroll deduction sales are integrated with your POS register sales for ease of documentation. Differing from our online ordering software, our mobile app specifically only allows mobile orders placed through the app to be sent to the cafeteria for preparation. Orders paid for by payroll deductions will not be entered if the employee has insufficient balances within their accounts, and our mobile app can be configured to allow all or specific sets of customers. Customers will make use of loyalty points and rewards for participating locations and point purchases are integrated with your POS software for ease of documenting and tracking.
Mobility in Mobile Apps
Our mobile POS software solutions app is designed to be easily navigated and accommodates multiple fronts of ordering preferences for your customers. Item modifiers can be placed on cafeteria orders for specific order preparation, being mostly used for customers with dietary or allergy restrictions. Order carts will be viewed at any point throughout the ordering process, and detail orders with the inclusion of their modifiers in the checkout section. Items can be added to or removed from your order cart seamlessly, and order types, such as pickup, delivery, and curb-side, are available for selection. Orders can be placed for specific dates and times, and the customer will choose their payment type before completing their transaction. Cafeteria orders may be purchased over the mobile app, or in person at the location.
Customers may make use of our mobile app settings to fine-tune their accounts, including payment preference for all of their future transactions using our preferred payment mode setting. Password may be set or changed per account, and customer information is secure and backed by disaster recovery protocols. Past orders may be viewed from the main menu and include the items purchased, total price, and date/time of ordering placement.
Integrated Mobile Point of Sale
Offering full integration for your mobile app will increase your operational efficiency and your mobile selling capabilities. Allowing for ease of documentation will ease your sales review protocols, and make your data much more comprehensible. Receiving clean-cut insights into your sales and marketing operations will greatly service your locations’ operational efficiency, and allow information into your favorable and non-favorable items and repeat customers. Allocating to the preferences of your customer base will increase sales from your target audience and allow for further fine-tuning of your customers’ purchasing experience
Overall, incorporating a mobile application into your food service operation will greatly bolster your marketing and selling capabilities and allow for a much smoother operation. Accommodating ordering preferences based on your target audiences’ inputs are key success factors in terms of marketing and selling favorable products, in which more sales will become apparent if done so intelligently.
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Author: Max Jovanovic