Square Adds More Features to Assist Food Truck Owners

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Square recently launched an update to its free point-of-sale system Square Register that makes it easy for food truck owners to run their businesses. The new features announced  include custom order modifiers and customizable kitchen tickets — will allow restaurants to increase accuracy, decrease wait times, and better serve their customers.

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Several months ago, Square launched a “Business in a Box” package for $249, including two card readers, an iPad stand, a cash drawer and an optional receipt printer, all wirelessly connected to the Square Register app.

“In an industry where speed, accuracy, and a great customer experience are essential to success, Square Register gives quick serve restaurants tools that are powerful, intuitive, and affordable,” said Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. “Square is focused on connecting businesses with customers and now, more than ever, merchants can concentrate on providing great food for their customers.”

“We need to be able to take orders and process credit cards as quickly as possible,” said Sara Jenkins owner of Porchetta. “Running a business is complex enough and Square Register simplifies the process and puts the focus back on the customer. For the first time, we have all the tools we need at a price we can afford.”

There are already tens of thousands of merchants in the food industry are increasingly adopting Square for its simple interface, smart analytics, continuous updates, and low processing fees. In the past year, the number of food-related businesses that use Square has almost tripled and the amount of money they process has more than quadrupled.

Square Register’s newest iPad features provide businesses of every size access to free tools that can help them optimize their experience at the counter.

  • Merchants can now quickly customize orders with order modifiers while the line keeps moving. Orders are recorded more accurately and communication with the kitchen is faster, creating a seamless experience on both sides of the counter.
  • Custom kitchen tickets enable merchants to attach a number or a customer’s name to an order, creating the right experience for each business.
2017-03-31T08:42:05+00:00 By |Technology|

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  1. David May 6, 2013 at 9:35 am

    Too bad those that use Square on Android are still ignored for business in a box and are forced to look at other alternatives.

  2. Midwest Food Truck Mfg May 30, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    Ditto, More android users out there for food trucks than iPad’s. 90% of our customers prefer android.

  3. Steven Jun 29, 2013 at 9:09 am

    How do I get the ipad to be on wifi to communicate with drawer and printer, but take data from the AT&T network?

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  5. Collin Hodges Jul 15, 2016 at 7:49 am

    There is one more POS solution for food trucks – <a href="https://ehopper.com/food-truck-pos/">eHopper</a>. This cross-platform point of sale software can be used on Android, Windows and Poynt all-in-one terminal. It’s easy to set up and has the user-friendly interface. There is a free version, so you can try and decide how it fits your business.

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