4 Benefits of Leveraging Hotel Procurement Technology
It’s impossible to manage your hotel operation manually these days. There are too many processes and data points to be able to keep up with the flow of information that goes along with every purchase your procurement team is making.
Let’s face it – cutting costs and reducing labor have made the top of your priority list over the last year.
Wondering what hotel procurement technology can do to help you meet both of those goals?
Here are four benefits of leveraging hotel procurement technology in your operation:
Without technology, you’re unable to get a clear and accurate picture of your spending habits. Hotel procurement technology gives you real-time visibility and purchasing analytics on how your spending is impacting your profitability. You can leverage your purchasing data to make more profitable business decisions.
Source1 hotel procurement technology provides real-time visibility into your purchasing, providing actionable data on how your spending impacts profitability.
Hotel procurement technology from brands such as Source1 can recommend opportunities for new savings. If you’re carrying out your procurement duties manually, you’re sure to be missing out on product recommendations that cost less but still impress your guests. Procurement technology can help you identify product substitutions that reduce costs so you can maintain a high-quality guest experience and increase profits.
Your restaurants and room service are deciding factors in guests choosing to stay in your hotel, so it’s important to maintain stock of all your inventory. But how can you streamline the process, so your staff is not wasting hours counting the items coming in and out of your hotel?
Manage and optimize your inventory by using hotel procurement technology for more accurate forecasting and effective ordering. Technology gives your back-of-house staff the tools to track in-house inventory levels and automatically adjust recipe costs so your chef can place more insightful orders. Source1 inventory technology streamlines the inventory process and alerts you when stocks are low, prompting easy re-orders and re-stocking.
With the large amount of purchases your operation is making every day, what better way to organize those purchasing contracts then with the help of contract management technology? Your hotel purchasing department has contracts coming and going throughout the entire procurement process and it can be hard to keep track of renewal dates, pricing audits, and if you are even receiving the items on your contract.
Hotel procurement technology can help you ensure you’re paying the correct prices, make corrections in real-time, and maximize the value of all your negotiated contracts.
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