The below content was written prior to May 2020 when Checkit launched a new website. This coincided with the use of updated terminology for solutions, concepts and company names. The companies Tutela, Axon and Next Control Systems are now Checkit. Checkit’s Real-time Operations Management is now referred to as Connected Workflow Management, Tutela solutions are now referred to as Automated Monitoring +, and Axon/Next Control Systems solutions are now referred to as Connected Building Management.
Checkit harnesses the latest wireless technology to help owners of restaurants, cafes and fast-food outlets make their food safety processes more efficient – and reduce their costs.
Simple to install, and up and running within 30 minutes, Checkit’s smart wireless sensors ensure automated 24×7 monitoring of temperature, humidity and the door status for hot/cold food storage equipment in food service areas.
Flexible handheld units collect food temperature and hygiene data at the press of a button to reduce the risk of human error.
All data is time-stamped and downloaded to a centralised database, which automatically generates food safety compliance reports, along with a full audit trail.
With prices starting from just $2099 and $99 per month, the system is affordable and quick to offer results. Here are the three key ways in which the Checkit system can save you money.
Regular checks – such as food temperature, hygiene, toilet checks, breakdown checks, cleaning checks, cold storage checks and more – all take time and need to be done properly to comply with regulations and make sure that there is no risk to customers from poor food hygiene.
Saving time on essential food safety checks
Checkit enables staff to significantly reduce the amount of time spent each day conducting these food safety checks. They will be more productive and can work on other things, making your business more efficient.
One customer commented, “Since we’ve installed Checkit it has helped my staff to become more efficient, responsible, and accountable.”
More efficient HACCP reporting
The smart modular system is fully scalable for any type of food operation, from a single local site through to multi-site operations, using intuitive web-based software to configure, monitor and manage the complete network from one location.
All food safety data is stored and archived centrally for trend analysis and food storage optimisation, providing a full audit trail in case of site inspections or future investigations.
“This is a big value for us,” one customer told us. “When the health department walks in the door I can have everything organized and printed out for them and they like organisation. I don’t have to rely on a piece of paper that is a mess and signatures that can’t be read.”
Another commented, “It takes our line cooks less time to do the HACCP reporting so they are more productive in the kitchen and that’s where we need them the most all the while maintaining a high level of food safety reporting.”
Saving money on energy
Using the Checkit fixed temperature sensors you can fine tune your temperature settings for your cold storage equipment.
Said one customer, “The wireless monitoring has helped us diagnose our equipment and as a result we are able program them to run at an optimal level and that has helped us save time and money because some of our equipment was running too high.”
Another customer saw the benefits of using Checkit in their walk-in refrigerator. “We have found that since we put in the Checkit sensors that we have turned down our walk-in 3 degrees because it was running too cold – which will result in cost savings in energy.”
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