Bluetooth Drive-thru Headsets? Not so Fast

Recently it has come to light that one of our competitors is selling Bluetooth drive-thru headsets for pennies on the dollar.  They also claim to be working with ‘x’ and ‘y’ monster QSR chains.  Let’s dig in on this for a moment.

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Drive-thru Headsets- Which One is the Best?

There are three major players in the drive-thru headset world; HME, Panasonic and 3M.  Having worked with all three systems we’ve come to learn a thing or two about each of them.  As it goes for other things in life there is always that “cost/benefit” analysis people often struggle with.  [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Use On-Board Housing for Your Drive-thru Speaker & Mic

It seems that with greater frequency people are asking to have their speaker and microphone as a part of their drive-thru menu board.  Is this doable? Yes.  Is it ideal? No.  The reasons vary but can be summed up in short order. [Read more...]

Maintenance for Drive-Thru Equipment

It’s cold out there, and when it’s not too cold, then it’s too hot. Either that or its raining, snowing, or windy. And that’s why it’s so tempting to ignore maintenance for the drive-thru lane. [Read more...]

Moving Customers Quickly Through the Drive-Thru Lane

For the owner or manager of a quick service restaurant, your drive-thru is your lifeline, because that’s typically where upwards of two-thirds of your revenue comes from. [Read more...]

Indoor Screens Won’t Cut It In the Drive-Thru Lane

In the last few years, many QSRs have made the change from outdated painted or printed menus to indoor Digital Signage, which proved to be a smart move, considering the flexibility, time saving and revenue raising advantages that they provide. [Read more...]

The Digital Revolution Meets QSRs

Modern QSR management is constantly looking for ways to speed up the process of the drive-thru customer placing her order, paying for it and ultimately receiving exactly the meal that she ordered with no errors. [Read more...]

Outdoor Digital Signage

So you’ve installed Digital Signs in your QSR’s dining room and you’re asking yourself, “why did I wait so long?” Everything is so much easier! Breakfast is over and lunch is about to start? – just press a button on that app on your smartphone, and the lunch menu appears. [Read more...]

Pratfalls to Avoid with Drive-Thru Digital Menus

You’ve made the investment in drive-thru Digital Signage, and you’re already reaping some early benefits. You can now effortlessly day-part your message to your customers, and instantly change your menu depending on the time of day, the day of the week or even the weather. [Read more...]

Speeding Up the Drive-Thru Lane

The QSR drive-thru lane has been a big part of American culture for decades now and is the source of two-thirds or more of the typical restaurant’s revenues. And, as simple and prosaic as it may seem, there is a lot going on here. [Read more...]