Internet Ordering Offers Speed, Convenience
LAS VEGAS, March 20 /PRNewswire/ — QuikOrder, Inc., the number one online pizza ordering company servicing more than 5,000 stores, today introduced QuikOrder 3.0, their patented online system that enables restaurants to take orders online. Previously only available to the largest restaurant delivery chains, QuikOrder 3.0 is now available to restaurants and chains of all sizes. The service provides each restaurant with a customized site, enabling them to manage their full menu and coupon options in a turnkey package that includes fast, reliable hosting. The announcement was made as part of QuikOrder’s presentation at International Pizza Expo 2007.
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The Convenience of Online Ordering
QuikOrder 3.0 enables customers to place food orders by logging on to the restaurant’s web site. Users can view full menus, bring up previous orders and get confirmation messages, all from their home or office computer. QuikOrder 3.0’s ground-breaking technology makes flipping through phonebooks, digging for coupons and being put on hold obsolete.
Ordering through the internet delivers benefits to customers and restaurant owners alike, according to Eric Bermont, QuikOrder vice president of sales and marketing. “Customers appreciate the speed and ease of placing orders online and will keep coming back,” he said. “The restaurant gains customer loyalty, averages a higher dollar amount per order, and positions itself as a leader by taking advantage of new technology.”
The Power of E-Commerce
“QuikOrder delivers more than just pizza. Some of our restaurants receive more than 20 percent of their business over the web,” Bermont said. “Average Internet ticket sales are higher than conventional phone or fax orders, and for many customers, online ordering is a ‘must-have’ feature — they don’t like busy signals or delays. What they do like is seeing the entire menu with large images and size options.”
When a new customer visits a QuikOrder restaurant site, the patented system maps their location to confirm that the customer is in the restaurant’s designated delivery or carryout area. Once an order is placed, the customer receives a confirmation email and the order is sent directly to the restaurant’s point-of-sale system, eliminating any requirement to answer a call or receive a fax. Each QuikOrder site is custom-designed with the restaurant’s logos, colors and menus and showcases prices and special offers. The flexible system supports even the most complex menus, and can easily be configured by the user at any time. Best of all, the site is designed to easily integrate into a restaurant’s existing web page.
QuikOrder 3.0 is available now, marking the first time the company has made its world-class online ordering system available to more than a few select chains. “Until now, we have been providing our services solely to the top pizza chains in the world,” Bermont said. “Today, we’re happy to offer that same quality service to restaurants and chains of any size.”
About QuikOrder, Inc.
QuikOrder Inc. is the No. 1 online ordering company serving the $30 billion pizza industry. Since 1999, QuikOrder has supplied the top pizza chains with their patented, proven technology, offering speed and flexibility in an easy-to-use service. Visit http://www.quikorder.com/ or call 312-222-1750 for more information.