Venners save café/bar £3958.00 per week
Venners completed an analysis of a client’s weekly consumption compared to till sales. Despite the client being satisfied with their gross profit percentage, to us it appeared low. As the majority of their sales were from hot drinks (mainly coffee) we created the comparison using the coffee supplier’s yields for both product and machinery, and found that over a thirteen week period, the average loss was equivalent to 1979 cups/week across all hot drinks.
At an average selling price of £2.00/cup the loss equated to £3958.00 per week. After further analysis and investigation it was found that the losses arose from 3 main areas; staff drinks not being rung through the till, short deliveries and the coffee machine using 8 grams/cup rather than the recommended 7 grams (due to the grind being incorrect). All of the issues were investigated and swiftly resolved, which immediately resulted in a 2% increase in the client’s margin.