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Summary of Windward System Five software from Windward Software Inc.

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Since 1984, Windward Software has specialized in providing point of sale and accounting integration software to small and medium-sized businesses. Today, our powerful systems are used in over 31 countries around the world.

Because Windward System Five is more than simple POS software, we can solve your unique inventory control, point of sale, accounting and customer management software needs with our solutions. System Five is easy to install and easy to learn. To ensure that you and your staff 'hit the ground running' - our trainers and technical support staff will help you to take full advantage of our system's many features.

Contact Information
Website: http://wws5.com
Phone: 1-800-663-5750

Company founded
1984

Software installs
Over 3,000

Consumer reviews:
9 POS software reviews available

Size of businesses targeted
Tier 3 - Mid Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 50 to 1000 employees with annual revenue of $25 million to $250 million. POS software packages will cost around $25,000 to $250,000 for 5 to 200 computer users. The implementation costs are usually .75 to 5 times the cost of the software.

Tier 4 - Lower Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 100 employees with annual revenue of $.5 to $50 million. These are smaller companies that have outgrown the Tier 5 solution. POS software packages will cost around $1500 to $75,000 for 1 to 40 computer users. The implementation costs are usually .5 to 2 times the cost of the software.

Geographic locations supported
United States
Canada
Africa
Australia / New Zealand
Europe (west and north, including the United Kingdom)
Middle East

Operating platforms supported
Windows

Training offered
On-site training
Classroom training
Telephone training
Computer based training (CBT)

Database(s) supported
Pervasive SQL


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for Windward System Five 6.0

* The information for this product was last updated on 1/11/2011.

Point of Sale (POS)
Bar code scanning at the POS
Integrated credit card processing/authorization from the POS
Ability to issue, track, and redeem gift certificates from the POS
Customer loyalty card support (ability to swipe and authorize loyalty cards at POS)
Frequent buyer program support (ability to track points for each customer)
Issue, track, and redeem gift cards at POS
Create, track, and view quotes from POS
Integrated gift registry system  
Create work orders (repair/service orders)
Create and track customers (name, address, email, etc)
Track and calculate commissions for each sales person
Marketing promotion & advertising campaign tracking (track promotions at the POS so you can tell which ads pull the best)
Inventory
Integrated (built in) purchasing
Track inventory by category/classification
Track inventory by department
Track inventory by matrix or color/size tables (at least 250 tables)
Track inventory by serial number
Support kits (allows you to group products together and sell them all at once)
Handle gasoline pricing (to 3 decimal places)
Consignment inventory tracking
Handle special order tracking
Automatic purchase order generation based on order levels
Interface to a 3rd party Open to Buy Planning application  
Integrated (built in) Open to Buy Planning module
Accounting & Bookkeeping
General
Peripherals
eCommerce / Shopping Cart Interface
Restaurant Industry Features


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