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  • March 31, 2020

    How to Choose the Best Accounts Payable Automation Software

    There are many benefits to automating your businesses’ accounts payable process. By following some accounts payable best practices, you can improve your bottom line while freeing up valuable time to spend with your customers and food. Automation is an ideal solution for reducing the time you spend on common — and often headache-inducing — accounting […]

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  • February 6, 2020

    Localization in Invoices

    In this blog post we will explain how we do localization for invoice header fields. Examples of header fields include Invoice Number, Date, Tax and Total. Everyday we at Plate IQ process invoices from more than 60K vendors. These include invoices from major food distributors, liquor vendors, produce/meat suppliers,and also boutique farm to table vendors. […]

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  • January 12, 2020

    5 Ways to Enhance Your ROI With Social Media and Technology (PlateIQ + Godaddy Social Webinar)

    GoDaddy Social and Plate IQ have teamed up to offer insights you wouldn’t necessarily expect from our two companies. How does accounts payable automation even vaguely correspond with building a customer experience? Not an altogether obvious correlation, right? Well, in the restaurant industry you have to think creatively, and in this webinar, “5 Ways to […]

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  • December 27, 2019

    La Boulangerie’s $2.75 Pizza is Great for Consumers, but Does the Restaurant Get a Piece of the Pie?

    Earlier this week, the popular San Francisco chain La Boulangerie launched an innovative and admirable new pizza concept, charging customers only $2.75 for an entire pizza – talk about a bargain!  While providing delicious, organic food at an affordable price is certainly commendable, we wondered, is La Boulangerie eating its own margin? To find out, […]

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  • November 17, 2019

    7 Ways To Optimize Your Restaurant Accounting

    For many restaurant operators, managing the accounts payable process can be one of the most time-consuming, and least rewarding, parts of the job. On top of this — perhaps in part because of this — restaurant accounting often is fraught with human error. The result is an inefficient and ineffective process that costs restaurants valuable […]

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  • May 28, 2019

    How to Automate Your Accounts Payable Process

    With the advent of self-pay kiosks, kitchen display systems and even Flippy, the automated hamburger-flipping robot, it’s clear that automation has arrived to the restaurant industry. And timing couldn’t be better – with intense competition and continued margin pressure, not to mention an increase of nearly 10% in actual paper invoices being received, every operator […]

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  • May 17, 2019

    Compeat and Plate IQ Announce Strategic Partnership to Automate AP Processing for Restaurants

    Compeat, the only fully integrated restaurant accounting, back office, workforce and intelligence management software, announced today a partnership with Plate IQ, a technology company that helps restaurants improve and automate their Accounts Payable (AP) processes. Beginning immediately, Compeat and Ctuit users can leverage Plate IQ’s full suite of Accounts Payable automation tools to help manage […]

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