Automated Temp Monitoring is Good Business

Posted on 18th Nov 2021

Operators are reaping the benefits of investing in automated temperature monitoring solutions—including more efficient processes and greater food safety.American households spend hundreds of dollars each month purchasing fresh, frozen, and prepared foods from grocery stores, supermarkets, and other specialty food stores. From start to finish, food goes through many steps before it is sold to custo … read more
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Automation Eases Worker Shortages in Noncommercial Kitchens

Posted on 5th Nov 2021

By investing in a more efficient and effective technology solution, noncommercial kitchen operators are able to enhance operations and address their current staffing issues.Staffing challenges continue to cause headaches in the hospitality industry. Noncommercial kitchens are not immune from this, either. The recent surge in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the delta variant also is adding to t … read more
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Automation Improves Productivity Despite Labor Shortages

Posted on 1st Oct 2021

Ensuring that store needs are fully addressed is a daunting task.In addition to the everyday struggle of focusing on customer service, food availability, and food safety, the pandemic has brough about a labor shortage that is exacerbating the frequent employee turnover that has typically been an issue for c-stores. When you add the challenge of managing an hourly workforce, scheduling, recruiting, … read more
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Grocery Operators Find Reprieve from Labor Shortage Through Automation

Posted on 28th Sep 2021

Balancing store needs with those of employees is a daunting task. Managing work schedules while recruiting, hiring and training staff can add layers of frustration for operators—especially when the need to focus on food safety and customer satisfaction is essential.Investing in automation is one solution that can help streamline grocery perimeter operations, ensure employees are productive and eff … read more
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Stores Finding Labor Relief Through Automation

Posted on 23rd Sep 2021

The labor shortage has perhaps been more frustrating to supermarket and grocery store operators than the pandemic restrictions these past months.Struggling with a shortage of workers and high employee turnover is not new to retail food operators. More broadly, the labor shortage has become widespread across numerous industries.So how do retail food operators focus on streamlining worker tasks, whi … read more
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Food-Safety Technology Helps On-Site Operators with Labor Crunch

Posted on 23rd Sep 2021

Temperature-monitoring solution is ideally suited for noncommercial foodservice facilities.Labor shortages have been widespread across the foodservice industry, from traditional restaurants to on-site foodservice providers, including K-12 schools, colleges and universities, airports and sports venues.In fact, several colleges reported that their on-campus foodservice facilities would be remain par … read more
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Restaurants Get Smart About Temp Monitoring

Posted on 10th Sep 2021

Along with the many day-to-day concerns competing for attention from restaurant operators, keeping pace with new technology—and keeping food safe and avoiding costly health code violations—rise to the top.A major challenge for operators is efficiently and reliably monitoring food from refrigerator to table. For example, monitoring food temperatures can be tedious and sometimes ineffective as staff … read more
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Convenience Stores Streamline Operations Through Automation

Posted on 16th Aug 2021

Struggling with a shortage of workers and high employee turnover is nothing new to c-store operators, who have been dealing with labor shortages for years. Since the pandemic, however, the U.S. labor shortage for the c-store sector could be the worst ever.This shortage of workers makes it is even harder for operators to focus on streamlining worker tasks, while still ensuring food availability and … read more
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Kitchen Automation Providing Cost and Labor Savings

Posted on 2nd Jun 2021

The last thing any foodservice operator wants is to be highlighted in the news due to customer illness—especially during a pandemic.Despite assurance by the Center for Disease Control that there is no evidence that the spread of COVID-19 is associated with handling food or from food packaging, people still worry. That said, previously established food safety practices, paired with added COVID-19 … read more
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Experts Predict Post-Pandemic Return to Self-Service

Posted on 26th May 2021

Remember salad bars?For many consumers, wandering through the grocery store, helping themselves at self-serve food bars, and tasting samples of food products may seem like ‘the good old days.’ With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, most supermarkets closed their self-serve stations or significantly restricted their use due to safety concerns for both customers and workers.In fact, many states pu … read more
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