There are many types of POS system in Singapore and it varies in its service provided, budget plan, and type of hardware needed. It is important for you to know firsthand what features you need to have in your POS system so that it can run seamlessly and effectively according to your exact business requirements.
Based on the type of business industries, here are several examples of POS System that you may consider to choose:
- Restaurant POS Systems
The most important feature in the Restaurant POS system is the availability to accept both cash and card payments. Especially in Singapore where people love to use their credit card to do transaction, it is necessary to have a credit card integration with the POS system. Restaurant POS System can also track the sales and tax for you, so that you can make financial report with more ease. A customized POS System can also give feature of seating plan, to help you when a customer want to do reservation and making the payments for their table. Generally, restaurant POS system have tools to track inventory and food usage, so you can have better insights which ingredients need to be purchased and how much it cost.
- Coffee Shop / Café POS Systems
Since many orders in café usually have certain requests such as the different amount of sugar, ice, or shots in the drink, it is important to have a customized menu option in the café POS system so that you can take order based on their specific request. In addition to that, coffee shop POS system usually have a feature that is capable to save your customer preferences so that they can get their order quicker as most loyal customers already have their usual order. Eventually, your café will have better customer satisfaction and could attract more potential customers.
- Retail POS System
Retail POS System may include a digital scale and barcode scanner for weighing or scanning items for the ease of transactions, as the items purchased in retail stores usually in a large number with lot of customers. Retail POS system also provide several aspects that is essential in retail business such as color and size matrixing, tracking of the inventory, staff commission and schedule, gift registry, customer database, purchase orders.
- Small Business POS Systems
Most of small business POS systems is app based and on mobile platforms such as tablet, as it designed to be light, flexible, and cost-effective. Small business POS system can help you to manage the business easily without spending expensive cost of traditional touchscreen POS terminal that is usually owned in retail and big restaurant chain. You can still get the sales as well as inventory tracking with these type of POS system, so it definitely much better than using traditional cash register. With much affordable cost, you can have similar feature with POS system used by big industries.
If you are still confused which kind of POS system that is fit your business requirements the most, feel free to ask and contact us anytime so that we can follow up with discussion and further analysis in determining and building the best POS system for your company.