Fourth Enterprises Selected as Preferred Vendor for Great Harvest Franchising, Inc.
Partnership Comes After Initial Success with Fourth Labor Management Services in Great Harvest Franchisees
Austin, TX (October 22, 2020) – Fourth Enterprises, parent company of HotSchedules and the leading provider of end-to-end, best-in-class technology and services for the restaurant and hospitality industries, today announced a preferred vendor agreement with Great Harvest Franchising Inc. to provide workforce management solutions to its more than 200 bakery and café franchisees. The partnership solidifies an ongoing relationship between the two companies, with Fourth now serving as the company’s sole software provider for labor management and time and attendance.
“We are pleased to announce this enhanced partnership with Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. and look forward to expanding our relationship with the company’s franchisees to simplify operations for labor management,” said Brittney Wilganowski, Vice President of Global Customer Success at Fourth Enterprises. “Our integrated labor management solutions are built to support specialty operations like Great Harvest and will provide individual management teams with mobile-friendly and robust scheduling tools needed to oversee staff efficiently and effectively.”
By partnering with Fourth Enterprises, Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. will have access to key labor management resources, including staff scheduling and time and attendance. With these services, Great Harvest will be able to reduce administrative costs while also ensuring labor compliance with the opportunity to achieve greater savings.
“We have been incredibly impressed by Fourth’s breadth of service solutions and knowledge of the industry since day one,” said Janet Tartarka, Director of Bakery Café Training. “Fourth’s robust capabilities continue to prove incredibly valuable in enhancing our overall business operations. We are thrilled to have these solutions available to our franchisees nationwide empowering them to maximize savings and efficiencies as a result.”
As part of the partnership, the retail bakery’s franchisees may request more information and a demonstration of the Fourth services for extended use. For additional information, please visit: www.fourth.com/press-room
About Fourth Enterprises
Fourth Enterprises LLC, the parent company of HotSchedules and Fourth, provides end-to-end, best-in-class technology and services for the restaurant and hospitality industries. Their inventory and workforce management solutions, coupled with the industry’s most complete data and analytics suite, give operators the actionable insights they need to control costs, scale profitability, improve employee engagement, and maintain compliance. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Fourth Enterprises, serves more than 7,000 customers across 120,000 locations globally. For more information, please visit www.fourth.com.
About Great Harvest Bread Company
Great Harvest Bread has spent the past 40 years perfecting the combination of ingredients to make the freshest and authentic breads and pastries, as well as the newer sandwiches, grain bowls and soups, growing to nearly 200 locations, all of which continue to mill their own Golden Triangle wheat every morning from scratch. Providing local communities with authentic breads and pastries made fresh daily, the brand is now growing through franchising with a new bakery-cafe model ideal for multi-unit ownership. Open during three parts of the day—breakfast, lunch and dinner— the menu has grown beyond a wide variety of soft, delicious breads to include soups, sandwiches and grain bowls. To learn about franchising opportunities with Great Harvest Bread Company, go to https://www.greatharvest.com/franchise.
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