Going Retail POS System vs Cloud
A full retail POS system comes with advantages that you do not get with Cloud systems. Any retail business looking to update, upgrade, or expand their POS system should know these advantages. This will help you to choose between the solid system versus the cloud system. When you choose the right one, you can manage your payment system and your business better than you could otherwise.
Management and Control
Having control over your POS system is essential. You are going to have numerous people using it every day, and those people may do things they should not or may make temporary changes. Beyond that, you want the regular use to function smoothly and to fit every employee. The only way to ensure that is to have complete control over the management, appearance, and features.
Solid systems offer that control. Compared to Cloud systems, you have the ability to do more and to make it fit your business. You can trust that it will work for you on a personal level and that your employees will have far more to gain from it.
Another area where you have control is payment. A POS system needs a processor for payments, and you can, most often, choose that. By choosing the right processor for your business and needs, you can maximize potential and minimize risks. With a good processor, you can continue to use cards and experience few issues – and you will not have to worry about massive fees. With a good POS system, you can widen your options for a processor. This will allow you to find one with few to no fees, but the same services and quality that you want out of a top of the line processor.
Keeping It Running
Most retail businesses cannot manage the maintenance of a POS system themselves. For this reason, you want one that gives you access to a team that can. A support team with a solid system will be there for you when you need them. The ability to handle everything from basic maintenance to full repairs becomes readily available.
Most often, solid systems can save you money since the fees for Cloud systems can get pricey. Combined with the payment and management benefits, solid systems become a clear winner for anyone trying to find an appropriate and reliable POS system. There are plenty of options that work well and that will give you everything you need for your POS.
— Andy Nellis (@eResolveAndy) 5 de mayo de 2017