Press Releases 2018

Deputy Announces Partnership with Lightspeed POS to Streamline Workforce Management for Restaurants

ATLANTA, September 11, 2018–Deputy, the award-winning workforce management software company and Lightspeed POS Inc., the world’s most advanced cloud-based point-of-sale software solution for restaurants and independent retailers, today announced their partnership to simplify the choices for global restaurateurs to fulfill multiple connected business requirements with one streamlined decision. With this new integration, Deputy’s roughly 3,000 restaurant clients can now leverage their Lightspeed sales data to schedule employees more efficiently with Deputy’s demand-planning and auto-scheduling functionalities.

“Sales data can be used to predict demand and scheduling needs based on employee cost and other criteria”

“Sales data can be used to predict demand and scheduling needs based on employee cost and other criteria,” said Darren Clarke, Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Deputy. “The Lightspeed POS and Deputy integration allows for more cost-effective and impactful scheduling, essential tasks in bettering any restaurant’s bottom line.”

For Lightspeed users, Deputy enables the seamless import of employee information and sales data in one place to easily manage across systems. Employee management is made easier and more impactful to the bottom line by accurately forecasting shift requirements through revenue versus shift cost analysis. Both companies are certified Apple Mobility Partners.

“Our ecosystem offerings positively impact our customer’s business success, and we work with innovative partners to facilitate and support our customers’ evolving needs,” said Joost Brugmans, Director of Partnerships at Lightspeed. “Deputy and Lightspeed enable seamless employee scheduling for our customers’ restaurants.”

Deputy’s all-in-one mobile app for employee scheduling, time-tracking, communication, tasking and performance management offers flexibility to one of the largest industries for hourly employment — restaurants and food service organizations. New and existing Deputy customers will be offered a special introductory rate. Current restaurant clients of Deputy include McDonald’s, Burger King and Moe’s Southwestern Grill.

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About Deputy

Founded in 2008, Deputy is headquartered in Atlanta, U.S., and Sydney, Australia, with offices in the United Kingdom and the Philippines. As the ultimate workforce manager, and an Apple Mobility Partner, Deputy offers best-in-class technology in a cloud-based solution that simplifies scheduling, timesheets, tasking and other employee communication. This, coupled with brilliant mobile apps and one-click payroll integration, equips business managers with the tools they need to get out of the back office and into the action. More than 60,000 workplaces in 73 countries use Deputy to manage their employees. For more information, visit and follow @DeputyApp.

About Lightspeed

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is the most powerful cloud-based point of sale and eCommerce solution for independent businesses. Over 50,000 retailers and restaurateurs, processing over US $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed to grow and manage their business in-store and online. Lightspeed can be found in more than 100 countries, powering favorite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed has grown to over 650 employees, with global offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia. For more information, please visit:, Facebook:, Twitter: @LightspeedHQ and Instagram: @LightspeedHQ.


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