Peak to Peak has seen many improvements since implementing Solana, including improved line speeds, more efficient daily tasks, and time savings. “With the easy-to-use POS screen and the new PIN pads, we can process each student much faster,” Elizabeth notes.read more
Inventory Management module works seamlessly and improves department productivity and efficiency.
Improved efficiency in back office processes leads to big savings
Participation Increases, Yet Labor Costs and Efforts Decrease
The Healthy Vending solution has not only helped offset some of the crowding in the serving lines, but it has also significantly increased participation.
With the Healthy Vending solution in place, Director of Nutrition Services Michele Crumbaugh found that à la carte sales increased an average of $22,000 per month.
Early adopter of the Solana cloud-based point of sale (POS) system for school nutrition programs from Horizon Software sails through state’s administrative review to ensure accountability of federal program dollars.
Rock Hill realized an immediate reduction in losses from shrinkage and over ordering. The district also experienced significant food and labor cost savings. Food costs for the school year after implementing Horizon’s system decreased by $52,700 compared to the previous school year.
With Horizon’s Central Warehouse module, Bibb has been able to improve on-hand inventory values at its school sites by as much as 75%.
Cobb County has been able to increase by $11 million since the implementation of Horizon’s solutions. Participation in the breakfast program has doubled, and participation in the lunch program has increased by 33%.
Pascagoula has seen a significant reduction in losses from shrinkage and waste, along with improved end-of-year inventory values, as a direct result of using Horizon’s back of the house solution.
Utilizing Horizon's Free & Reduced Application Online Entry system, Cedar Hill ISD was not only able to efficiently handle the increase in participation in the program, but they also were able to save time and money on labor costs.
Hamblen selected Horizon OneSource™ based on many factors including its proven track record of helping school nutrition programs improve their operations.
Horizon’s Inventory Management module has helped the district reduce on-hand inventory values by 15%.
Peak to Peak has seen many improvements since implementing Solana, including improved line speeds, more efficient daily tasks, and time savings. “With the easy-to-use POS screen and the new PIN pads, we can process each student much faster,” Elizabeth notes.