Few areas of restaurant management carried the same worth as the introduction of self-service ordering kiosks. While kiosks have remained a component of the quick-service restaurant industry for years, they are rapidly changing how millennials and newer generations approach the industry. To stay competitive and profitable, restaurateurs need to understand the value of ordering kiosks in today’s age.

The right digital ordering platform for restaurants is not working with Uber Eats alone. It is not creating a branded website that customers use. It is not devising the latest app that lets customers order via Alexas. Instead, it is about understanding the value of digital ordering and combining your strategy to maximize the efficiency of your team, connect and please consumers, and take the stress out of digitization in the restaurant industry.

Omnichannel is not a new concept, and its impact has been felt throughout the retail sphere. However, the ongoing demand for anything anywhere has begun in other industries, including hospitality and restaurants, says Hospitality Technology. These industries were once believed to be immune from omnichannel transformation. After all, how could a person really expect omnichannel capabilities from a dine-in establishment? Then, food delivery changed the game. UberEats, Grub Hub, Favor and DoorDash rose to power in the marketplace to satiate the demands of consumers that wanted more delivery options and to more places. Today’s restaurant operators need to understand the potential in omnichannel food ordering and how to stabilize it.

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Digital disruption continues within the restaurant industry, and the problem is not limited to fast-casual restaurants. All restaurants face uncertainty as third-party aggregators, including Grub Hub, Favor, Uber Eats and DoorDash, continue to capture more of the delivery market. In some cases, market share among aggregators may reach 80% or more. At the same time, struggling restaurant operators try to find ways to make third-party partnerships profitable, even at the cost of under-reporting sales to franchisors. However, POS integration can help decrease franchisee under-reporting and alleviate problems with profitability in the era of omnichannel restaurants.