To efficiently attack your market with POS system as a service you will need the best POS software and POS product available.
There are many different Point of Sale systems today. They are made and serviced by different companies, such as: Radiant Systems, Fujitsu, IBM, etc.
POS systems are used today in different industries. Main industries are: Restaurant industry, Hotel industry, Hair and Beauty industry, Retail industry and Hardware industry.
In Restaurants, Point of Sale systems are usually POS software’s that run on the restaurant computers and tills. They can be stationed touch screen devices or wireless handheld devices. Main purpose of restaurant Point of Sale software is to assist business, track transactions in real time, print orders, follow up orders, print customer bills, process payments and run different business reports.
In Hotels, Point of Sale systems are usually integrated with Hotel Management System. POS systems are used to follow and transfer customer orders from Hotel restaurant to the customer room.
Hair and Beauty Industry:
In the Hair and Beauty industry, Point of Sale systems are used for control and increase in business efficiency. Through POS system you can create performance reports like appointments, client database, employee working roster and checkouts. In the recent times a use of POS systems in Hair and Beauty industry has evidently increased.
Retail industry would be one of the largest users of Point of Sale systems. POS system used in Retail industry would include computer, monitor cash drawer, credit/debit card readers, receipt printer, customer display and barcode-scanner. Some of retail shops also use weighting scales. Point of Sale systems are used in retail from every day stores (Tesco, Walmart, Lidl, etc.) to fashion outlets (River Island, Next, Zara, etc.).
The Hardware industry includes Hardware Stores, Timber Yards and Building Supply Stores. This kind of industry uses specialized POS software, which handles Special Orders, Purchase Orders, Repair Orders, Service Orders and Rental Orders. This industry prefers wireless hand held POS devices.
As a customer you should always choose user friendly POS software to increase efficiency of your business and improve speed of your service. Whether you run a quick service, small or large restaurant, busy hotel, large market chain or any other customer service, your customers expect the best possible service in a convenient and consistent manner.
The POS system should provide you with 4 main points:
- Increase control of your business
- Deliver a great customer service
- Increase your business revenue
- Reduce training time of your personnel
If you achieve all the points with your POS system, it means you are on the right path of success.
Tierneys Office Automation is main supplier of Aloha POS software in Ireland. Aloha in Ireland is primarily used for the Restaurant industry. Beside supply we do Aloha training and maintenance.