Inventory Control Basics for Foodservice

Foodservice inventory typically covers inventory stock or consumables/food, beverages, cleaning, and disposable supplies. These products are stored in a designated storage room area or other secure locations of the building. For the purposes of this paper when we talk about...

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Charitable collections – Taking Scrooge out of the picture

Make sure your cash collection container is equipped with a lock with a controlled key.

How to protect your restaurant from a fire

Poorly cleaned hoods and ducts account for 21 percent of all restaurant fires.

When an obvious security issue wasn’t – but was indeed

Do you know the warning signs of gang presence, to avoid their infiltration into your operation?

The anti-Robin Hood approach to inventory control

If you are confronted with peculiar and unexplained issues with cash management or inventory control, look beyond the 'usual suspects.'

What your bad employees don't want you to know

Outline disciplinary procedures, which are necessary to change counterproductive behavior and put the violator on notice that future violations could result in suspensions and perhaps termination.

The Hokey-Pokey approach to security and safety

When business priorities require our attention, the security and safety priorities may slide down the list when they are not ingrained into the culture as core values.

Your tolerance for cash shortages – bearable or terrible?

When errors do occur and the cash handling performance is not within established guidelines, the appropriate action should be taken to correct the behavior or performance and get them in compliance.

The top 13 risks to restaurant operations

By having the correct equipment, protocol and training in place, a restaurant will limit its risk and perhaps even reduce Workers' Compensation costs.

A forgotten key strategy in avoiding menu price increases

Including loss prevention in your strategies to counter higher costs may give you a competitive advantage, and add 3 to 5 percent to the top line.

21 business security tips for the holidays

A lot of cash is exchanged at restaurants during the holiday season, making them a target for robbery.

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SSP America expands DTT surveillance partnership

DTT has announced an expanded partnership with SSP America's North American division. The relationship began in late 2011, and has continued to grow, with DTT installing its 100th SSP location last month. As a provider of loss-prevention solutions with hardware...

Panasonic launches new video surveillance, security solutions

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a provider of integrated security and surveillance solutions, will showcase its latest video surveillance technologies and solutions at ASIS International this week in Chicago. New offerings on display at the show include Panasonic's...

Restaurant loss-prevention event experiences double-digit attendance growth

The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (formerly NFSSC), recently completed its 34th Annual Conference, at the M Resort, Aug. 4-7, in Las Vegas. More than 300 LP professionals participated in the meeting, marking a nearly 30 percent increase from the year prior.

5 risk management tips for the food industry

SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services LLC, a California-based insurance agency, has provided five risk management tips for the foodservice industry. Coverage for supply chain risk. Supply delivery can be interrupted by many factors, including adverse weather, infrastructure issues, price increases or damage to a supplier location.

Triton launches updated software for cash management solutions

Triton has released updated versions of software for both the VersaSafe and VersaLink smart safe, cash management solutions. Both updates will work in concert and are loaded with increased functionality, allowing operators to be more efficient when managing and obtaining...

EyesOn Digital rolls out BI and Surveillance Suite for QSRs

EyesOn Digital, a global provider of integrated security solutions, will introduce its Business Intelligence & Surveillance Suite for restaurants, QSRs and hospitality establishments next month at the NRA Show in Chicago. Since 2001, EyesOn Digital has been designing and installing...

Papa John's China deploys fingerprint biometrics solution

Papa John's restaurants in China are now using DigitalPersona fingerprint biometrics to secure employees' and managers' daily tasks. DigitalPersona Inc.

Video: MMF adds security feature to cash registers

MMF recently rolled out a new Advantage line for cash registers that includes extra storage for coin rolls and other iteams, and a hidden compartment for larger bills. The objective, according to Jack Dorton, MMF's channel manager, is to help...

The Upton Group launches pizza insurance business

After three years of providing insurance for Domino's Pizza, The Upton Group LLC is expanding its business to include all pizzerias through the newly created PizzaInsurance.com. The company was founded by Jason Upton, who spent 23 years working in and...

Willis Programs launch pizza delivery insurance solution

Willis Programs, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, has introduced PizzaGuard, a customized insurance solution for pizza delivery restaurants. Willis Programs serves independent commercial insurance brokers with more than 30 unique insurance programs tailored for a variety of industries. PizzaGuard...

Food Service Security Council event experiences double-digit growth

The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC) recently completed its 33rd Annual Conference, held at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. The gathering included more than 250 individuals and more than 65 vendors aimed at keeping restaurant workplaces and their employees and customers safe. Executive keynotes were presented by Charlie Strong, U.S.

Companies partner to help restaurants with PCI Compliance

ControlScan and Lucas Systems Inc. are partnering to offer restaurant operators comprehensive support to remove the ongoing burden of restaurant data security and IT oversight. ControlScan provides data security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance solutions for small- and mid-sized businesses.

Epic Programs Group expands liability coverage for pizza delivery

Epic Programs Group, a managing underwriter and program administrator providing risk management and insurance solutions, has announced an expansion of coverage available in its newest program for delivery operators. Dubbed "SLICE" (safety, loss control, insurance, coverage, expertise), the program now...

Domino's U.K. using digital security system

Big Brother may not be monitoring the pizza business in the UK, but Y-cam Solutions is. The provider of remote monitoring products is helping Domino's Pizza protect its 600 company and franchised stores across the UK and Ireland with more...

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