How Restaurants can Reduce Online Ordering Costs

Takeout Rocket has advised many owners and managers on how restaurants can reduce online ordering costs. Whether your restaurant is large or small, quick serve or fine dining, the odds are pretty good customers order takeout from your restaurant. The profit margins can be quite good takeout orders since you don’t need extra tables to handle the orders and you can take as many orders as your kitchen can handle.

Online Ordering Made Easy!

Takeout Rocket Online Ordering Made Easy!


Don’t Pay More Than $100 per Month for Online Ordering

mobile phone with takeaway restaurant order screenThere are a number of online ordering services available to restaurants today so paying more than $100 per month or 10% of the order for simple online ordering software is crazy. Owners, managers and accountants need to look at the numbers. We have talked to some restaurants that were barely breaking even when it came to what they were paying for online ordering, basically making their online software company their silent partner.

Paying 15% for online ordering when your profit margins are 30% means you have a 50% silent partner you are sharing your profits with, and your restaurant is doing all the hard work. Even at 10% you have a 33% silent partner, since you are paying out $3.00 of your $9.00 profit on a $30.00 order. Switching your regular customers to an app like Takeout Rocket that only charges $49.99 per month, is how restaurants can reduce online ordering costs and put more money in their pocket.

POS Integration May not be Worth the Price You are Paying

If you are paying for POS (point of sale) and integration to handle your online orders, a careful you are not paying too much. Do you know if you’re paying too much? Well let’s say four for paying $50 per month so that you are online orders only if your POS system. Emily not seem like a lot, are you really getting for $50 per month? If you are simply paying for fast through from your website to your POS system you are paying too much.

Takeout Rocket provides POS integration and set up for flat rate of between $49.99 per month, but just check with us to make sure we can integrate with your particular POS system. Using Takeout Rocket’s low monthly fee, that includes bundled services is how restaurants can reduce online ordering costs significantly and still get great value. Included in our monthly fee are additional features we provide at no additional cost. These features help increase your restaurant’s business both for takeout orders and in-store and we provide a free mobile app for your customers so they can order easily from their iPhone or Android.

Takeout Rocket Provides What POS Integration Does Not
  • Strategic marketing to increase your orders;
  • Over 300 social media posts per month to increase your orders;
  • In-store promotional materials; and
  • Free mobile apps for iPhone and Android.

Are you Paying More for Preferred Placement?

Not only do some restaurants pay 10% or more for online ordering, but some have been bidding for better placement on the listing pages of online ordering systems like GrubHub. Imagine paying 30% of your order to get a second or even third page spot on problem, when your profit margin is only 30%? Signing up with flat rate online systems is how restaurants can reduce online ordering costs and provide your restaurant more online exposure. Paying 10% for online ordering only to learn you need to pay even more for placement is just not good business so don’t fall into that trap and give Takeout Rocket call.

Our Passion

At Takeout Rocket, the restaurant and food and beverage industries are our passion. With a background in restaurant merchant solutions, technology, web development and social media marketing, co-founders Joe and Lou count a good number of restaurants as their valued customers. Over the years they have provided them with unparalleled service and pricing for their businesses.

Joe and Lou were getting feedback from their clients on the high cost of online ordering, so they came up with a solution on how restaurants can reduce online ordering costs. Focusing on a lower cost alternative with the same or better features than the competition was providing, they established a takeout ordering software company with the goal of being best in class. After conducting deep market research on restaurant industry needs, pricing and features they constructed a premium online ordering system for restaurants small, large and multi-location. We hope you become one of our valued restaurant clients and look forward to the opportunity to serve your needs.