#SMETowKay: Serving Up Business Efficiency for F&B Owners

Like most SMEs, owners of F&B establishments often face a manpower crunch and rising operational costs. From staffing, operations, and marketing, there are a number of expenditure items which are necessary to ensure the outlet runs like clockwork. There is no shortage of technological tools to help address these challenges. However, it is important for F&B owners to make careful decisions in choosing the right solution for their businesses based on their stage of growth and the nature of their business.By selecting the right F&B management solution, it would help businesses to streamline processes, manage daily operations and orders.

SERVED BY ALFRED (www.alfred.sg)

This is an ideal app for F&B businesses looking to implement a central system in their restaurants. This app can be incredibly useful at the early stages of an F&B business to ensure the restaurant is running efficiently.

ODDLE (https://oddle.me)

Once your brick and mortar business is running smoothly and you’re ready to reach a wider audience through delivery, Oddle offers a good platform to kick-start your online ordering service.

DINING BUTLER (www.diningbutler.com/sg)

Already have existing modules in your restaurant? Dining Butler is your choice if you’re looking to consolidate all your different modules into one main system. It can also help save cost by working with what you already have.

These are tools which are offered under IMDA’s SMEs Go Digital programme. Under this programme, SMEs are able to gain access to a number of pre-approved solutions to take their businesses to the next level using digital technologies. There are technology packages for a range of industries, including healthcare, food and beverage, manufacturing, construction and logistics. SMEs can receive funding support when adopting eligible pre-approved solutions. Interested to know more? Visit SMEs Go Digital Programme.

For more information on pre-approved solutions supported under the Productivity Solutions Grant, visit Tech Depot at SME Portal.

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