Nobody likes standing in a queue so finding a customer on the system quickly helps speed things up. However you still have to allow for the fact they forgot to bring their card or present it at the very end of the sale.
Muliple searches - Account, Name, phone, postode. Accounts with sub members for family or company. Speedy recognition of customers using barcoded cards
These regular trade buyers are often given credit terms and can have an A4 full invoice with vat analysis printed as an alternative. It also helps to have stored on file their negotiated discount rates and delivery details.
Credit status testing controls accounts delayed payment. A4 invoice , Optional
A4 account statement , optional. Pay off on till or in the back office
You obviously need to know the address and any special instructions , which can be held on file for registered accounts or taken at the time for one off buyers.
Post code Cd for temporary addresses. Selection of taken and to be delivered items. A4 full delivery note , optional.
Sometimes a till receipt isnt enough for a trade buyer , who needs a more paper copy on headed paper.
Printed at the till at the time or sent out later. The design can be customised with your own payment terms.
Month end statements show what is still outstanding
It helps not to have to remember the different discounts people get. The system offers
reductions per sales group and so can be tailored to a group of people or one individual.
The visits and spend per month are analysed confirming if they are a good customer or not. Especially
useful in determine what level of discount to give to newer customers
One barcode scan of their card and we not only record their spending activity
but also their pricing. It is a lot better than keeping them waiting whilst
you get the owner to confirm they are a trade account
CAN I CHECK THAT THEY ARE ALLOWED DISCOUNT OR GET CREDIT?
Usually one scan of their membership card does it, but if you want you can keep
a picture on file as well.
CAN I GIVE DISCOUNT TO A LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE LIKE A GOLF CLUB?
Yes , you can have one main account with lots of sub memebers who use
each of whom can also have a card