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How important is an efficient POS terminal for the success of your business? Running an enterprise without sound POS software is like depositing your hard earned money in a bag with holes. It limits your capacity to track efficiently and grow to the potential you deserve to. Installing a POS terminal lifts the level of transparency and integrity of your business.  Are you perplexed about taking this decision due to the investment required? A sound investment is a necessity more than a luxury in any realm of life.

Installing POS today gives you twofold advantage. Firstly the life expectancy of this software is very good and can go beyond a decade. Secondly it saves you a lot of money with effective handling of resources and time. This money saved will be manifold over its period of service to you. Still not convinced about POS? Read on to know how it makes a difference in your daily processes.

Efficient Checkout

The POS terminals are user friendly and require minimal training to be fit to handle operations. The sales department employees just require scanning the items coming for billing and print the receipt which the system generates. Any offer or discount is fed in to the system which applies to all sales points. It assists in better management of season sales and special discounts. The software is also designed to carry out tax calculations depending on the location of sale. Details of the stocks are available in the system which equips the sales team to handle discrepancies and customer queries. This is how the checkout procedure is smoothen out and made efficient and hassle free.

Systematic Payments

POS allows you to accept credit cards, cash and gifts cards without any fuss. Apart from allowing all types of transactions it also tracks details of every item sold and cash involved. The mode and time of payment are few other details logged by the system to facilitate effective management. This is highly beneficial during auditing process and for maintaining transparency in your transactions. The system also gives you the privilege of customizing your printed receipts and promotional emails. This goes a long way in branding your image in the market and attracting more customers.  You also have the option of adding customized fields in the bill depending on the sector of business you are involved in. Another option this system provides is of availing split payment options to your trusted and registered customers.

Perfection in Order Management

The customer details are entered in the system when they make the first purchase from your store. This gives you a fair idea on the type of customers you have and demands you receive. With this level of detail you have the option of sending special offers and intimations about new stocks to the concerned audience through email conveniently. Apart from this, you also get a detailed view on the orders received every month which helps you in effective ordering of stocks and eliminate wastage. This also facilitates flexibility in refunds to your customer in case of any variances.

Improved Management

One of the most significant contributions to your business with POS is the authority over your store. It gives you a clear picture of the operations of your store and how well the staffs are performing. Every employee’s working hours and work done is recorded in the system which gives you a fair view on the resource utilization. This also gives you the opportunity to engage your employees more productively. You also get to decide on increasing your workforce whenever necessary. Tracking your cash flow is another important segment of this authority. You get to monitor every detail of payments done and adjustments made to the register. You also have the reporting interface which presents all these details in a graphical format.

What are you waiting for? Redefine the way you are operating by purchasing a sound POS and improve your profit margins by minimizing unwanted loss of revenue.

Jojo Balagosa

Jojo Balagosa

Sales and Marketing Manager at Jinisys Software Inc.
A software Consultant for hospitality and real estate solutions in the Philippines. General manager for sales and marketing for Jinisys Software. You may follow me on Jojo Balagosa
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One response to “The Use of POS Terminal in your Point of Sale System”

  1. Raquel Batiancila says:

    I am interested in POS system software and hardware. How much will it cost?