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HotSchedules Inventory Now Integrates with Aloha POS, Adds Cost Saving Features

We launched HotSchedules Inventory (formerly known as HotSchedules Count) with the goal of providing a simple, cost-effective restaurant inventory app for independent and small restaurant groups. The latest release brings even smarter features with the addition of a dashboard full of actionable data that will help users proactively manage their cost drivers. Time-strapped restauranteurs will […]

We launched HotSchedules Inventory (formerly known as HotSchedules Count) with the goal of providing a simple, cost-effective restaurant inventory app for independent and small restaurant groups. The latest release brings even smarter features with the addition of a dashboard full of actionable data that will help users proactively manage their cost drivers. Time-strapped restauranteurs will have the ability to view their COGS as well as their outstanding orders and receivings – all from a mobile device. Along with some significant user interface upgrades, customers can expect:

A Full-Feature Dashboard

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  • Outstanding orders
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  • On-hand costs by category
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  • Receiving costs by category, vendor
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New Reports

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  • The On-Hand Report provides a point-in-time view of product based on most recent count and receivings
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  • The COGS Report analyzes Cost Of Goods Sold between two count events by category / item
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The Ability to Record it Once and Share with all Stores

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  • Vendors and Catalogues
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  • Recipes
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Shelf to Sheet Counting

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  • Sort items in their storage locations for accurate shelf-to-sheet counting integrations
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Receiving On A Smartphone or Tablet

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  • Use the mobile app to check in shipments from your vendor
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Quickbooks Export

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  • Export a count report and update items-on-hand
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  • Works with Quickbooks Online Plus or Quickbooks Desktop Pro
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Aloha Integration and Even Better Cost Controls

(Micros integration coming soon)

HotSchedules Inventory is now available as an Aloha integrated solution. When you integrate, HotSchedules Inventory will pull accurate depletions based on recipes set up in the application and the menu item sales links. The app will automatically pull in depletion data into your variance and item usage reports making it easier to dig deeper into your sales and product mix from the convenience of a single dashboard.

The Integrated Dashboard includes all of the above, plus:

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  • Sales, sales mix and orders
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  • Cost by category
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  • Receiving by category and vendor
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  • Variance (based on two counts)
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Variance Report

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  • Quickly identify savings opportunities, review the top and bottom ten items and drill into item-level details to determine what caused the variance.
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