The keys to your success are operational efficiency and total focus on the customer.

We are from hospitality ourselves, so we understand what you need to succeed. Our platform has been built to make the complex simple. It helps get your managers out of the back office and in front of customers and staff.

  • 8 hours average back office task time savings
  • 1-3% typical margin improvement
  • 2% labour productivity efficiencies

Purchase to Pay & Inventory

Automate and streamline the entire purchase-to-pay process with Fourth’s cloud-based solution.

An integrated mobile solution for all procurement, invoice processing with 3-way match automation, inventory and recipe control, nutritional and allergen information management and menu publishing – all with smart approvals functionality. The centralised purchasing workflows, data management and reporting mean total transparency and compliance, increased revenues and lower costs. And world-class analytics tell you what you need to know, 24/7.

  • 100% Purchasing compliance
  • 1-6% cost of sale improvement
  • ROI in 3 months
  • Eliminates a typical 1-3% supplier overcharge

Fourth Purchase to Pay & Inventory Solutions


Workforce Management

Get the right people, right time, right place, right details and right pay – every time – with our mobile workforce management solution.

Our workforce management software helps you hire, onboard, train, remunerate and retain the best talent. Processes are digitised and simplified and smart workflows help managers handle every aspect of their staff – getting them out of the back-office and to the front of house with their customers and staff.

  • Accurate paycheck - every time
  • 100% compliance
  • ROI in 3 months
  • 1-3% wage cost efficiencies through optimum labour productivity

Fourth Workforce Management Solutions


Analytics & Data

Gain insight and intelligence without the usual cost and complexity.

Fourth Analytics turns raw data into real evidence and data-driven insight for faster and more accurate decision making and optimised business performance. It brings to life the insight derived from multiple data sources in vivid, easy-to-use graphics across inventory, labour and payroll, recipe management and purchase-to-pay, plus other sources like POS, social media and review sites – giving a single source of truth for your business.

  • All data in one place in context
  • Easy integration of third-party solutions to increase efficiency and provide deeper analytics
  • Flash P&L combines data from multiple areas to automate key business reporting and eliminate errors
  • Elimination of weekly Excel-reporting

Fourth Analytics & Data Solution


Collaboration, Integration, Identity & Access, Tasks & Notifications

Simple but secure ID management so employees only need to remember one user name and password to access all applications (including non-Fourth) relevant to them. Rich merges with other technologies, means data flows smoothly in and out of the Fourth platform, to further reduce administration and errors and deepen analytics. Mobile tools boost collaboration across teams and the entire business, while tasks and notifications make sure nothing is missed.

  • Role-based access to all applications with one user name and password
  • Open architecture for simplified integration with other solutions
  • ROI in 3 months
  • Easy task management and collaboration across the whole business

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Our restaurants & bars have used the same ordering system for years:  seems to work - why should I change to Fourth?

    If your system doesn’t deliver 1-3% in purchasing compliance, reduce waste by 1-3%, provide 100% ordering reliability and manage cost before it is spent, then talk to us – we can help make that happen for you.

  • What data do you feed into Fourth Analytics?

    FA turns all the labour data and Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) data from the Fourth solution into insight – and full integration with other data sources, for example, POS, completes the picture.

  • I am a supplier – how can I connect with Fourth customers?

    It’s easy to link - Fourth has a dedicated technical team which links new suppliers into the extensive Fourth trading network every day.

Fourth’s solution transformed our business in a very short space of time. We couldn’t run our business without it.

We rely on Fourth’s systems to reduce our costs, optimise our labour and improve our margins. Fourth systems gives us greater visibility on expenses and enable us spend more time on customer service.