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Use Throttling to Manage Your Online Orders

Dec 22, 2021 12:58:12 PM / by Lynn Skurla Perkins

One definition of throttle, according to Merriam Webster:

"to regulate and especially to reduce the speed of (something, such as an engine) by such means"

In the point of sale world, throttling means to regulate or reduce the speed of online orders by using a system such as EdgeServ's Online Ordering.Untitled design (7)

Create additional Service Types: use different order times; each have their own throttling parameters; and can be assigned to a section where the order should be sent.

The order service types will show the delivery fee and time. Selecting order numbers allowed, or a monetary amount, will limit the orders. Orders that exceed QTY/$ will continue to POOL into following hours to increase the time.

Create Service Types for specific locations. Each Service Type will have their own delivery time, their own delivery fee, and Order Throttling!

When using delivery, the time of the delivery zone and fees will be pulled.

To learn more about OLO Throttling and other EdgeServ POS features, schedule a demo below.

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Tags: online ordering, Restaurant Ordering System Alaska, EdgeServ, OLO Throttling

Lynn Skurla Perkins

Written by Lynn Skurla Perkins

Lynn grew up in the point of sale and cash register industry working in the family business – and is now at the helm of Skurla's POS Solutions. She enjoys working with local Alaskan businesses, especially restaurants, grocery stores, and retail operations - helping them control costs and increase revenues through well managed point of sale solutions. Besides running the company, Lynn has also served on the Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Board, for the Retail Solutions Provider Association. In her spare time, she loves cooking, camping and volunteering with organizations that are passionate about helping children.

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