The definition of best is always subjective. For example, if you walk or run daily, you might look for the best sneakers. Now you might prefer Nike over Adidas or Adidas over Nike. But, before choosing any, you may look for a few things:
After researching online and trying them on at a local store, you will end up buying the best pair based on your feel, fit, and look. Similarly, if you own a business, your business too needs the best Point of Sale (POS) system. But what is the best POS system and how can you find it?
You need to find the POS software which provides solutions to all your problems and concerns. But first, you need to look into the needs and concerns every business has, including:
- Inventory Management
- Sales Transactions and Tracking
- Employee Management
- Expense Handling
- Theft Prevention
- Support and Training
If you are running a retail store, you will need a POS that keeps track of each product. For a restaurant owner, a POS should keep track of all the ingredients according to their weight or units.
Sales Transactions and Tracking
We all know that every POS keeps track of your sales and provides a transactions module. But the best POS will also help you with the profit margin feature, which will not only keep track of sales but also help you to set a profit margin on all your inventory.
Running a store is already a cumbersome task for you, and managing every employee’s precise work hours along with their pay scale and commissions will make your day unbearable. Look for a POS, which keeps track of your employee’s clock in and clock out time, their holidays, their pay accounting, and also their commissions. The best POS will help you to set a custom percentage of commission for each employee.
Contact us today for a built-in Time Clock module like the above to be added to your POS package.
The main concern of any business is to know what and where they are spending their money. The best POS system will help you to keep each expense in the account and will provide you the feature to set an expense limit on all your bills like utility bills, rental bills, and daily recreational activities like lunch, tea, or dinner for employees. It will help you to keep your expenses under control and grow your business.
A POS can’t be amongst the best if it doesn’t have multiple Theft Prevention security mechanisms in place. CellSmart POS has built-in Audit feature that disables any attempts to delete transactions without notifying the store owners. Our software also allows store owners to assign only specific employees to perform this transaction modification ablity–so that you can only grant this permission to the most trusted employees.
When it comes to growing your business, you will need a POS that helps with your marketing efforts. The best POS software should help you in multiple ways including the ability to send SMS marketing promotions to your customers. And don’t forget about loyalty feature that will turn your visitors into loyal customers for life.
You might be thinking, what is the point of having hardware in the blog of finding the best POS? Well, the answer is that every software is not compatible with all hardware like a computer system, printer, or bar code scanners. You need a POS, which also provides a hardware setup, that is compatible with the POS. So, in case of any error, you can get your issue resolved through the same POS software company.
A reliable POS software company should also provide you with the best support during your working hours. Your employees may need training on using a new feature of the POS, and they might come across errors. So, you can’t afford to make your customers wait till the issue gets resolved. Find a POS, which provides the best and fastest support around the clock.
Finding POS software is a trial and test process. You might find a POS which is best for a restaurant shop or a POS which has the best features for retail business.
We at CellSmart POS, humbly believe that we could be the Best POS for your business because we come from humble beginnings and we are a retail / cellphone business first and software service business second and this has allowed us to learn and experience all types of issues first hand. Both our retail and software business have stood in the test of time and we genuinely believe that our software can increase your productivity and help you succeed in your business.