Increase your Employee’s Take Home Pay with Mobile Ordering

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In the realm of hospitality, the dynamics between order value, tip amounts, and service charge levels play a crucial role in determining the overall income of service staff. The traditional model of manual order taking and payment processing often leaves room for inefficiencies and missed opportunities for upselling and enhancing the guest experience. However, with the advent of mobile ordering solutions, there lies a significant opportunity to not only streamline the ordering process but also positively impact the financial outcomes for employees.

A key aspect to consider in times of tough labor markets is the direct correlation between order value and tip amounts. Studies have shown that customers tend to tip more generously when they perceive the value of their order to be higher. By leveraging mobile ordering platforms that offer automated cross-selling and upselling features, hotels and restaurants can effectively increase the average check value by at least 20-30%. This increase in order value not only benefits the business but also translates into higher tip amounts for the service staff, ultimately improving their take-home pay.

In addition to tips, the implementation of mobile ordering solutions will also impact service charge levels. In Indonesia and in many other countries, a 5-10% service charge is automatically added to all dining and accommodation bills. By law, this service charge must be distributed to the hotel staff as part of their salary. Mobile ordering platforms can automatically suggest complementary products or services, seasonal promotions, and attractive images that encourage customers to make additional purchases. This data-driven approach drives revenue and will increase the service charge collected by the business for the team members again improving their take-home pay.

In conclusion, the adoption of mobile ordering solutions in the hospitality industry presents a compelling case for improving employees’ take-home pay through increased order values, higher tip amounts, and optimized service charge levels. By leveraging technology to enhance the guest experience, streamline operations, and drive revenue, hotels and restaurants can create a win-win situation that benefits both the business and its valuable service staff. Embracing mobile ordering is not just a modern convenience but a strategic investment in the financial well-being of employees and the overall success of the establishment.

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