Using Syrus to Measure Success

How well are your stores performing on food? Who’s improving? Who’s getting worse?

 Is your current back-office system providing the answers to these questions? Are you really getting exact, accurate information you need to measure, benchmark and improve?

 Measure…You can’t manage what you don’t measure. With rising commodity prices, now more than ever you need a system to better manage food cost and waste. And, there is no better solution than Syrus with both the technology and daily data service at your side to help you define metrics, measure manage, and improve results.

Benchmark…Syrus reports the most accurate information in the industry, with the most flexible, customize and consolidated views, giving you the ability to:

  • Benchmark weekly results by store and district to the market results
  • Identify theoretical variance leaders and opportunity stores
  • Measure ingredient theoretical results to determine if excessive inventory is in on hand using Product on Hand Report
  • Utilize custom analytic reports to “drill down” on store food performance
  • Benchmark with Consolidated Ending Inventory Report
  • Review Detailed Inventory Report by store for stores that are out of line with the market average.

Improve… Syrus will provide the tools to help you measure results that are critical to achieving your company’s goals. We’ll hold managers accountable to these metrics with Inventory, Waste Reporting, “Just in time” Suggested Ordering, and Prep and Production planning. With our service, let us help you develop a plan to tie progress to rewards or compensation. Managers will be more motivated to improve when they know how they are performing.

The Results…The key benefits to managing food metrics will be - Higher sales – Improved profits-Reduced waste-Product freshness, Improved management of inventory levels.

 “I’m better off by at least $300,000 per year, which is more than $13,000 per store. With Syrus as our back-office total solution partner, my managers understand how to manage food cost more effectively and can advance in their careers at an accelerated rate.” Bruce Obenour, Owner, Akwen, Ltd.

About Syrus Restaurant Information

Services Syrus Restaurant Information Services is a provider in fully integrated restaurant back-office and above store reporting systems. Since 1996, Syrus back-office solutions have helped customers reduce food costs, drive labor efficiencies and better manage the quality and consistency of their food operations. Syrus serves multi-unit customers in quick-service and fast casual brands.


Courtney Jungeberg 
Marketing Manager
(614) 737-7920

Posted on July 7, 2011 .