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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Thorntons Inc., which operates 154 gasoline/convenience stores, one travel plaza and nine car washes in the Midwest, selected Xpedient Software for its SubWorks self-ordering kiosk systems, the company announced.
SubWorks, Thorntons' proprietary food program, features subs, burgers, pizzas and more, ordered via Xpedient's touchscreen kiosk. "Xpedient's kiosks add a whole new dimension to the quick-service restaurant industry," said Matt Thornton, CEO of Thorntons. "The new system gives us the opportunity to serve the perfect sandwich in 3 minutes or less, which is paramount to our success."
The Xpedient kiosk system allows Thorntons customers to personalize their order, making them aware of options including spicy mustard, spicy mayo and special toppings for signature sandwiches such as The Italian Special and The Kentucky Club.
Xpedient Architect is another key component of the kiosk software program that allows Thorntons, to customize screen content at the corporate, store, or individual kiosk level. Xpedient's Enterprise Manager provides reporting tools that show peak usage times and total sales, as well as product mix and other customized reports. Thorntons has currently launched the new system in six different markets.
"We feel this new self-ordering system will set us apart," said Matt Thornton." Xpedient's kiosks add to our SubWorks brand by creating a unique blend of time, great fresh food, all in a fun atmosphere."