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Summary of Platinum Point of sale software from Platinum Solutions

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Platinum has developed the only all in one pos system for any type of business. It especially works well for people running let say a restaurant with a retail section or a hotel with a restaurant, gift shop and a spa. Platinum has a restaurant, retail, spa, hotel modules built in. So you never have to purchase anything else. Platinum also comes standard with an accounting system built in.

Contact Information
Website: http://www.platinumpos.co.za
Phone: 0861 900 000

Company founded
1995

Software installs
162

Size of businesses targeted
Tier5 - Shrink Wrap Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 20 employees with annual revenue of $0 to $3 million. POS software packages in this tier will cost around $200 to $1,500 for 1 to 5 computer users. The training and implementation of the software is generally done in-house - to keep costs down. You can often find these systems bundled with hardware and sold on the internet.

Geographic locations supported
United States
Africa
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
Microsoft SQL Server


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for Platinum Point of sale 2.0.126

* The information for this product was last updated on 7/21/2008.

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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