UCS Took Part in the PIR EXPO 2015 Exhibition
UCS Company participated in PIR EXPO 2015, the international exhibition of the hospitality industry, that took place in Crocus Expo, Moscow, on October, 5-8th. Solutions for hotel and restaurant management were presented at 2 different exhibit booths – visitors could see Shelter system in a hall no.14 and R-Keeper in a hall no.15.
Software solutions for restaurant management which enable to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of business, service level and sales performance were presented at the R-Keeper booth.
Restaurateurs were very interested in the latest UCS news – Mobile Waiter and Waiter apps now can run on Android OS. The new version of R-Keeper Delivery app features new reports on delivery, including dashboards that display comparative measure of sales effectiveness for different sales points. Mobile dispatcher, the new system module, allows a courier to check order fulfilment online and get information on new orders.
Fast-food restaurant owners and managers were interested in such solutions like electronic menu boards and self-service kiosk, the advanced technologies that help to improve communication with guests and increase speed of service.
This year R-Keeper system was also presented at the partners’ booths, such as Platius company, that develop mobile payments technology in the Russian foodservice market, and AFORMER company, that presented their food trucks at PIR EXPO.
Food trucks become a very popular topic and captured a lot of attention at the exhibition. It must be noted that AFORMER food trucks are more than just a vehicle – it’s a ready-to-use solution, fully equipped to cook and sell food. Basic equipment of the truck includes R-Keeper 7 system integrated with queue management technology and VDU, the cook’s monitor that enables an order management. For ergonomic reasons a cash terminal and a cook’s monitor are implemented on tablet devices.
Workshops on new software and trainings for restaurant owners and management were conducted at the R-Keeper booth every day.
Solutions for increasing business effectiveness aroused great interest among restaurateurs who showed their readiness to use advanced management systems for control of sales, staff and work with loyalty programs.
PIR EXPO 2015 proved its status of the biggest event in hospitality industry in Russia. Despite the downturn, the exhibition has attracted a large number of visitors and exhibitors.