In the hospitality sector, kitchen inventory management processes affect numerous aspects of your business.
Firstly, your food stocks directly affect production: effective stock management ensures you have enough ingredients to prepare the dishes you’re offering and satisfy customer demand.
Also, inventory management is an important aspect of purchasing and supply. By ensuring smooth stock rotation you’ll be able to control your purchasing and maintain good relationships with your food suppliers.
What’s more, efficient kitchen inventory management optimises profitability. A smooth stock management process means planning in advance to secure the best prices and margins, boosting your business performance. You’ll also be avoiding overproduction and therefore reducing food waste, while providing quality dishes to satisfy customer demand and preserving your hard-earned reputation.
Your relationships with food suppliers is a two-way process. If your stock management systems are inefficient, this creates unpredictability and instability and jeopardises that relationship.
Not all suppliers are reputable and can result in poor sourcing, delivery failures, late payments, contractual disputes, etc. Operational failures like these can have a significant and destabilising impact on your stock levels.
Essentially, all these elements will have a knock-on effect on customer service. If you don’t offer the service your customers expect, you may lose them and risk damaging your reputation and your bottom line.
Easilys f&b is a kitchen stock management app that helps you optimise inventory and food supplier management processes.
Monitor your stock levels in real time, enabling you forecast purchases and supplies in advance based on past sales and order only what you need.
Achieving smooth and optimal stock rotation will help you improve supplier relationships, guarantee optimal production and, ultimately, ensure an optimal customer experience!