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Summary of The Pool Program software from Wise Software

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Unlimited Number of Customers
Run up to four separate companies
Automated monthly statement billing
Invoicing
Customizable inventory and catalogs
Purchase orders
Customizable work orders
Route scheduling
Chemical tracking
Accounts payable
Payroll
Over 500 pre-written form letters
Wise parts catalog - over 100,000 parts
Mailing labels
Bar code labels
Multiple tax codes
Pre-defined and customizable reports
And more!

Contact Information
Website: http://www.wisesoftwareinc.com
Phone: 661.266.9181

Company founded
1987

Software installs
20,000

Consumer reviews:
1 POS software review available

Size of businesses targeted
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
Australia / New Zealand
Europe (east, central, and south)
Europe (west and north, including the United Kingdom)

Operating platforms supported
Windows

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

Database(s) supported
Firebird
Microsoft SQL Server
MySQL
Other Desktop Based Database


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for The Pool Program Version 6

* The information for this product was last updated on 7/22/2008.

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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