Wasp Barcode Technologies — QuickStore POS Standard Edition
From the Aug. 2012 Review of Point-of-Sale Systems.
Best Fit: QuickStore is a scalable product that will work well with retailers of any size. Currently, QuickStore is not recommended for grocery stores or restaurant businesses.
- Product is extremely scalable and suitable, with 3 versions available
- Slight learning curve means quicker system setup and use
- Offers a variety of pre-bundled software/hardware combinations suitable for most retailers
- Excellent selection of training demos available
- Solid selection of POS related products available
- Limited management reporting
- Limited accounting integration available
- Does not offer e-commerce integration
QuickStore from Wasp Barcode Technologies is a POS system that is available in three versions; Standard, Professional, and Enterprise. Wasp Barcode Technologies also offers a variety of POS related products, and their POS products are available bundled with all necessary software, making system setup simple.
BASIC SYSTEM FUNCTIONS: 4.5 Stars
QuickStore’s main user interface contains a drop down menu at the top of the screen that offers quick access to all system functions. A series of icons directly beneath offer access to frequently used functions such as New Sale, Item, Customer, PO, and Orders. Clicking on the new sale icon will bring users to the main sales/invoice entry screen.
Users can choose the sale type which includes Sale, Special Order, Layaway, Gift Certificate, and Quote. Users can enter items using a standard keyboard interface, or users can choose to scan products or enter barcode or product information into the system for quicker processing. Sales can be cash only, or users can enter or search for a customer for better tracking.
Utilizing function buttons to the right of the entry screen allows users to search for a customer or enter a new one on the fly. Once the items have been entered, simply press the payment key to process the balance of the transaction. Users can choose to accept multiple tenders for each sales transaction, and special transactions can all be entered from the same user interface screen.
QuickStore is a scalable product, making it suitable for retailers of all sizes. There are three versions available, Standard, which includes solid POS functionality, along with basic inventory and AR functionality. Professional includes all of the features found in the Standard version along with more advanced inventory options, the ability to process special orders, create purchase orders, and track AP activity, along with individual user security and the ability to process quotes.
The Enterprise version also offers multi-location functionality, making it useful for retailers with multiple store locations. QuickStores interface screens are easily navigated, with solid lookup options available throughout. All system users are entered into the system and given a unique password. Security can be set in 6 areas, customers, inventory, maintenance/miscellaneous, reporting, sales, and setup , with security levels defined for each employee. Levels range from 1 to 5 with 1 given the least amount of system access. T
he Enterprise edition of QuickStore contains multi-store capability, utilizing polling technology. Users can easily process all types of transactions directly from the main POS screen including special orders, drop-ship items, gift certificates, layaways and customer quotes. Multiple pricing levels are in the professional level and above, with up to 5 levels of pricing available as well as the Adjust Prices options where users can adjust pricing levels by percent or by fixed amount. The availability of mobile devices makes it easy to process a sale from just about any location.
SPECIALIZED FEATURES/SERVICES: 4 Stars