US-based management software company Deputy has partnered with software solution provider Lightspeed POS to offer integrated solutions to restaurateurs worldwide.

As part of the deal, both companies will assist restaurant owners to fulfil business requirements through a streamlined solution.

The integration offers Deputy’s 3,000 restaurant clients access to Lightspeed’s sales data enabling them to schedule employees more efficiently.

Deputy strategic partnerships global head Darren Clarke said: “Sales data can be used to predict demand and scheduling needs based on employee cost and other criteria.

“Deputy and Lightspeed enable seamless employee scheduling for our customers’ restaurants.”

“The Lightspeed POS and Deputy integration allows for more cost-effective and impactful scheduling, essential tasks in bettering any restaurant’s bottom line.”

Additionally, Lightspeed’s customers can leverage Deputy’s services to import and consolidate employee information and sales data at a single location to manage across systems.

Lightspeed partnerships director Joost Brugmans said: “Our ecosystem offerings positively impact our customer’s business success, and we work with innovative partners to facilitate and support our customers’ evolving needs.

“Deputy and Lightspeed enable seamless employee scheduling for our customers’ restaurants.”

Established in 2008, Deputy offers its workforce management solution, Apple Mobility Partner, to restaurants enabling them to simplify scheduling, timesheets, tasking and other employee communication.

The company currently has operations in the US, Australia, the UK and the Philippines and serves a range of major restaurant chains including McDonald’s, Burger King and Moe’s Southwestern Grill.