ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Petro-Canada to deploy Radiant's customer self-service food ordering and drive-through point of sale solutions to the Canadian convenience retailer's Neighbours sites, which provide consumers with high-quality food and coffee as well as traditional fuel and convenience offerings.
"To compete effectively for the time-starved consumer, we have to offer not only great products, but also the fastest possible service," said Corinn Smith, advisor for downstream communications at Petro-Canada. "Radiant's Customer Self-Service solution puts the consumers in complete control of the details of their food orders and allows our staff to focus on friendly service and preparing excellent meals."
The Neighbours stores use the Customer-Self Service and integrated Kitchen Production System to place orders from a range of food items that include specialty coffees, breakfast bagels, hot and cold made-to-order subs, grilled paninis, wraps and fresh salads. In addition to the in-store ordering kiosks, Radiant is providing point of sale hardware and software for all Neighbours drive-through locations.
Radiant has deployed more than 5,000 customer self-service ordering kiosks with top convenience retailers in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, enabling made-to-order sandwich programs, specialty coffee offerings, and a wide variety of other complex menus. Properly designed and implemented self-service solutions are proven to improve the speed of customer service, increase up-sells, and help ensure order accuracy.
"For more than 10 years Radiant has been providing technology to enhance the foodservice operations of our clients and improve the speed and accuracy of ordering for their customers," said Jimmy Frangis, vice president of the global petroleum and convenience retail division at Radiant Systems. "Petro-Canada is leading the way in bringing customer self-service to the Canadian market and we are proud to be the technology partner for such an innovative retailer."
About Radiant Systems, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) is a global provider of innovative technology to the hospitality, retail, and entertainment industries. For more than two decades, Radiant's point of sale hardware and software solutions have helped to redefine the consumer experience in more than 100,000 restaurants, retail stores, stadiums, parks, arenas, cinemas, convenience stores, fuel centers and other customer-service venues. Radiant has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit www.radiantsystems.com.
Petro-Canada is one of Canada's largest oil and gas companies, operating in both the upstream and the downstream sectors of the industry in Canada and internationally. We create value by responsibly developing energy resources and providing world class petroleum products and services. Petro-Canada is proud to be a National Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Our common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PCA and on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PCZ.
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