Newport Beach, Calif., June 7, 2005 – BirchStreet Systems, Inc. announced today the selection of its Enterprise Procurement and Financial Control solution by Mastro Companies for their restaurant group and catering operations.
“Our restaurants can simply log on to the system over the Internet to view and purchase a wide range of products we have contracted for and buy on a regular basis. The system is helping our chefs and other employee’s save time and its enhancing our access to purchasing data, all while improving our financial controls. Using the real-time purchasing data is allowing us to identify ways to save money and better manage suppliers,” said Mike Lombardo, Vice President of Purchasing.
The system is integrated with the restaurants’ key suppliers exposing their chefs and other buyers to current pricing, product availability and other detailed product information. Buyers can also setup reusable order guide lists of frequently purchases items. Because all the buying is done online in real-time, Mastro Companies has up to date cost information across the enterprise to effectively manage budgets.
BirchStreet Systems is a leading provider of e-procurement solutions to hospitality and restaurant groups. The company’s eProcurement solution is a suite of web based applications designed to help geographically dispersed organizations leverage their collective buying power and tighten financial controls. Other customers include Hilton Hotels, Inc. and Interstate Hotels and Resorts. For more information, visit www.birchstreet.net or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.