The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Implements CrunchTime!’s Workforce Management Solution

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Implements CrunchTime!’s Workforce Management Solution

Boston, MA – CrunchTime! Information Systems, a global leader in cost control solutions for the hospitality industry, and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a worldwide chain of coffee shops, have announced that The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has begun implementation of CrunchTime!’s workforce management solution across its 180+ corporate stores in the US.

CrunchTime! solutions help drive down food and labor costs by allowing precise management of all levels of the supply chain, and staffing needs, while making day-to-day operations more consistent. Real-time reporting on a wide variety of Key Performance Indicators lets users identify sales and cost issues instantly.

Previously, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf implemented Inventory and Supply Chain solutions from CrunchTime.

“We are excited about helping The Bean build on the success they’ve had with our solutions.” Said Tamy Duplantis, Vice President of Sales, Major Accounts at CrunchTime! “Proper scheduling is a challenge; it’s affected by sales forecasts, employee skills and availability, and labor laws- among other factors.” She added, “The CrunchTime! workforce solution manages those variables, and will make it easy for The Coffee Bean and Teal Leaf’s managers to create highly efficient schedules- while abiding by labor laws and avoiding unnecessary overtime.”

CrunchTime!’s enterprise solution combines simplicity with an unmatched breadth of functionality. By providing an integrated platform with the robust tools to manage all dimensions of the business, it empowers customers to maximize performance at every level of their operations. Features include inventory, production planning, ordering and receiving, labor scheduling and workforce management, cash reconciliation, enterprise supply chain management, enterprise reporting, custom dash boards, menu and recipe engineering, automated alerts, and reporting at both the corporate and store levels.

About CrunchTime! Information Systems
CrunchTime! Information Systems is a leading provider of enterprise solutions for the hospitality industries. Since 1995, CrunchTime! solutions have helped customers reduce food & beverage costs, drive labor efficiencies, and better manage the quality and consistency of their food service operations. CrunchTime!’s customers include multi-unit restaurants, cruise lines, hotels and food service management companies around the world. For more information, visit

About The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf was founded in 1963, and is now one of the largest privately-owned, family-run coffee and tea companies in the world, with over 750 locations in the US and abroad. Long-standing relationships with individual farms and estates assure access to the best coffee and tea harvests available. All coffee is roasted fresh daily in small batches in a manual European roast style, then packed using state-of-the-art equipment for shipment in the company’s roasting facility, and delivered fresh daily to the stores. For more information, visit

Chris Bauer
Director of Marketing
Phone: (617) 567-5228 x259