Partner Spotlight
March 1, 2021

Branch + PDQ: Instant, Digital Tips & Mileage for Restaurant Franchises

Charlie Kleiner
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We’re thrilled to give a warm Branch welcome to our newest EPP Network partner, Signature Systems’ PDQ Point-of-Sale system. Beginning in March, PDQ will integrate directly with the Branch Employer Payments Platform, making Branch’s full suite of features available to all PDQ customers at no cost. Branch will primarily work with restaurants using PDQ to provide their employees with instant, digital access to tips, mileage, and wages after each shift.

About PDQ 

PDQ Signature Systems, Inc., has been a leading provider of point of sale solutions for restaurant chains, independents and franchises, including Jimmy John’s, for over 34 years. An award-winning technology solutions company, PDQ works directly with all-concept establishments, including quick service/fast casual, pizzerias, bars,  fine dining, and casino F&B entities throughout the US and Canada.

PDQ POS system has been named a "Top 10 Retail POS"​ and a "Top 10 Food Ordering & Delivery Technology" provider by Retail CIO Outlook magazine—and the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), in conjunction with Business Solutions magazine, has honored it with its "Innovation in POS"​ award.

PDQ prides itself on seamless integration with top tier third-party platforms, robust Enterprise data reporting, native Online Ordering and Rewards, contactless solutions and a vibrant Delivery Toolkit app that measurably enhances delivery.


PDQ x Branch

PDQ will primarily leverage the tips and reimbursements module of the Branch EPP, allowing its customers to instantly pay their employees tips, mileage, and wages after each shift—without relying on cash. This process is automated, so there’s no additional hassle for restaurants or changes to their payroll systems needed.

Many businesses across the country were already seeing a steady decline in cash transactions prior to COVID-19, but the pandemic accelerated the transition to digital-only payments. This forced many restaurants, who rely heavily on tips, to make trips between the bank and their various locations—wasting time and increasing risk of cash theft. With Branch, restaurants don't have to worry about cash logistics or getting change from the bank; they simply tip out their employees digitally after each shift with our fast and easy technology.

“PDQ is constantly looking for ways to add value for its customers—and Branch was a perfect fit,” said John White, EVP/CTO. “Through our integration, we can now solve a problem restaurants all across the nation are facing: tipping and reimbursing employees quickly, safely, and conveniently without the inherent issues that accompany payouts by cash.” 

Interested in partnering with Branch? Email partners@branchapp.com or get more information here. 

Ready to get started with PDQ + Branch? Click here or email sales@branchapp.com



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