Fourth Ltd Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Fourth provides end-to-end, best-in-class technology and services for the restaurant and hospitality industries. Their procurement, inventory, and workforce management solutions, coupled with the industry’s most complete data and analytics suite, give operators the actionable insights they need to control costs, scale profitability, improve employee engagement, and maintain compliance. Since its merger with US-based HotSchedules, Fourth serves more than 7,000 customers across 120,000 locations globally. Fourth works with multi-national companies in the hospitality industry, including Fullers, Gaucho, Hilton, Krispy Crème, Leon, Café Nero, Soho House, Subway, Strada, Wagamama and Stonegate.
Fourth Ltd Recent Developments
After the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020, Fourth launched their in-app health survey that enables operators to efficiently track the health of their employees to ensure all measures are taken to safely staff their sites when the industry reopens. The new feature, which is securely accessible for employees via the Fourth app, asks employees a series of questions on their current health so that operators can establish if they are fit to work ahead of their shift. The questions will be asked daily and are in line with the latest NHS advice and Government guidance on return to work protocol for the hospitality industry.
In September 2018, Fourth acquired Choice HR, a well-established American full-service Payroll, Benefits and HR Services business that serves the complex needs of the hospitality sector. Its 400 customers include leading brands like PDQ, Metro Diner, Beef Brady's, Ford's Garage and World of Beer.
Fourth Ltd Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In July 2019 HotSchedules and Fourth have merged in an agreement backed by Marlin Equity Partners and Insight Partners. Together, the merged company now represents the world's largest and only provider of end-to-end restaurant and hospitality management solutions for customers across the globe and of all sizes from a single location or franchisee restaurant to a global restaurant or hotel chain. The combined companies complete software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution suite including scheduling, time & attendance, applicant tracking, training, inventory management/procurement, HR/benefits, and payroll services now serves 7,000 customers in 120,000 locations worldwide and is supported by a dedicated, unified team across offices in the U.S., U.K., Bulgaria, China, Australia, and UAE.
Fourth Ltd Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Fourth Ltd Overview
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Number of Employees: 600
Functional Market: Absence and Leave Management, Workforce Analytics, Workforce Scheduling, Time and Attendance, Core HR, Payroll, Onboarding, Candidate Relationship Management, Applicant Tracking Systems,
Fourth Ltd Key Cloud and HCM Applications
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Fourth Ltd Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Fourth Ltd Customers: 7000
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Fourth has 7,000 customers across 120,000 locations globally including many global brands and a wide range of SMEs and independent operators. Fourth's software powers some of the biggest names in hotels and hospitality. Among Fourth customers are Fullers, Gaucho, Hilton, Krispy Crème, Leon, Café Nero, Soho House, Subway, Strada, Wagamama and Stonegate and many others.
Fourth Ltd Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In July 2020, Fourth Enterprises, parent company of HotSchedules and Fourth appoined Paige Newcombe as Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Scott Morgan, Ed.D, SPHR as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As COO, Ms. Newcombe will be responsible for the Company’s global operations, and as CRO, Dr. Morgan will head global commercial performance and corporate growth.
In August 2018, Fourth has acquired digital people solutions company Octane, to help its customers save time and money spent on recruitment and onboarding. This deal will bring together the leading digital experts in the recruitment field, alongside Fourth's workforce management gurus, to help the industry tackle the challenge of finding and recruiting quality talent quickly and efficiently.
Fourth Ltd Risks and Challenges
The COVID-19 Outbreak in 2020 heavily impacted businesses specially in the leisure and hospitality market. This could have effect on the growth of Fourth.
Fourth Ltd Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
Fourth has technology and industry partners in its ecosystem. Among their technology partners are: Oracle, Ceridian, ADP, Barmetrix, Basics, Agilisys, Bleep, Bavel, Fintech, Foodics, InfoGenesis, Microsoft Dynamics and many others. Among their industry partners are: HFTP, htng, BDO, Barclays, National Restaurant Association, TDn2K and others.
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