7shifts' sales forecast has the ability to predict a restaurant's sales with only a few weeks of sales information. Integrate your POS to get 95% accurate sales forecasts so you can build labor-perfect schedules that your team can trust.
What's in a forecast?
Our sales forecasting system is comprised of three separate algorithms, which forecast short-term, mid-term, and long-term trends.
7shifts' machine learning model considers multiple sets of data from different historical time periods to forecast the sales of each specific day.
Advantages of Machine Learning:
Easily recognize sales patterns
Reveal hidden correlations to decrease human-based bias
Captures non-linear relationships
Will my POS sales sync time affect my forecast?
No. 7shifts' sales forecasting model is trained with daily sales numbers pulled from your POS. All of 7shifts' integrated POS sync their sales with 7shifts at a minimum of once a day.
Backing up 7shifts' claim: how accurate is 95%?
7shifts' data team performs an annual review of the sales forecast model to ensure our accuracy claim can be backed up by data. We have always maintained an error rate below 5%. In 2022, our average daily error rate in sales projection is 3.61%.