7shifts Integrates with Lightspeed POS

Anna Wolfe
Senior Editor - Restaurants
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7shifts, a staff scheduling and workforce management platform for restaurants, and Lightspeed POS Inc., a cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) software solution for restaurants, have partnered to help restaurateurs simplify labor management. With this new integration, the 7shifts network of 250,000 restaurant professionals can now use real-time sales and labor data from their Lightspeed POS to create efficient, labor-optimal staff schedules leveraging simple forecasting and scheduling tools.

For existing Lightspeed users, 7shifts provides a real-time sync of sales and labor data which is accessible from desktop or mobile. Labor costs are quickly reduced thanks to the inclusion of 95% accurate forecast shift requirements and labor variances, and time spent scheduling is reduced a further 80% by leveraging 7shifts streamlined and time-saving scheduling interface and communications tools, according to the company.

“Tying together our POS and scheduling platform has been a great benefit to our business,” said Robyn Chatlain, COO of Saskatoon’s güd eats inc.“Being able to create more accurate schedules based on our sales data will allow us to reduce costs while maintaining the same level of exceptional service we are known for.”

7shifts employee scheduling and workforce management platform is designed specifically for restaurants, resulting in a seamless fit for existing Lightspeed restaurant users. Offering scheduling, communication, time-clocking, and most recently employee engagement functionality, 7shifts offers everything modern restaurateurs need to make their business thrive.