What Online Ordering Can Do For Your F&B Business?

16 Feb 2021 Helpful Tips

We get it, running a food and beverage business is hard. From managing stock to invoicing and everything in-between. As a distributor you wear many different hats and time is often hard to find.

As we move into the new world it is so important to implement a strategy for future growth.

If you are taking orders manually through Phone, SMS or Email, you may be doing more harm for your business then good. The best way you can reduce your administration time and streamline your business is through Online Ordering.

The common misconception in the Food & Beverage industry is that setting up online ordering is expensive. In reality, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

Here are some of the key features of online ordering and what it could do for your business. Some may even surprise you!

  1. Open your store 24 hours a day, Customers can place orders when it suits them best.
  2. Automates your entire ordering and payment process. Rather than managing different order methods – Online ordering will completely track and manage all your orders in one central place. You can automatically view, search or sort inputted orders however you choose. No more costly data entry or administration task.
  3. Avoids cashflow problems, by utilising credit limits and auto customer debits through payment gateway
  4. Linked with your management system, you can sync orders with your live inventory. Once an order has been placed online, the system will automatically update your stock count. If your stock is sold out or low in numbers, the system will display a message rather than charging a customer for an unavailable product. 
  5. Integrates with leading accounting software for hassle free bookkeeping. 
  6. Fast and Easy Account creation. 
  7. Simple exporting & printing. Online ordering allows you to export or print slips, receipts, invoices or orders. This is done in minutes as opposed to manual systems that often take hours to generate key information. 

Where EasyVend can help?

EasyVend creates complete online ordering and ecommerce websites designed specifically for food and beverage distribution businesses. All EasyVend online ordering platforms include the exciting features above and more!

  1. No IT experience required; our user friendly, responsive websites are completely scalable for any skillset. With full step by step training and 24/7 support we are with you every step of the way.
  2. Automatic product and product image updates. Information is automatically updated from EasyVend based on your needs.
  3. Customisable to your preferences. Set up order cut off times or adjust pricing for customers.
  4. Automatic SMS or email reminders to customers for cut off times. Your customers will never miss a cut-off again.

Give your business a whole new lease of life today! See how easy it is. Submit your details below for a free demo. One of our team members will be happy to show you how it all works.

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