Vecsoft is a company based in Bournemouth that specialises in developing EPOS and stock control digital solutions through its Vantage software. Popular with a range of businesses such as the hospitality and retail industry, the company also provides state-of-the-art hardware such as touchscreen tills and handheld devices, preloaded with its software at a competitive monthly rental price. Whilst Vecsoft are a small company and have offered an excellent localised service in the Poole and Bournemouth areas, they also now operate a UK wide operation with customers growing across the country.
Like many software providers in the retail and hospitality industry, Vecsoft offers a comprehensive, round the clock support service and the ability to develop software solutions and add-ons that are tailored for an individual client. For most organisations though, the Vecsoft EPOS system is highly flexible and can be tailored to meet exact needs with its intuitive and feature rich interface. As with most small companies, Vecsoft take a hands on approach and will install the Vantage software and then input all a business’s stock details so everything is ready to use from the moment the system is made operational.
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Products and Features
The main product from Vecsoft is their Vantage software which they believe offers one of the most comprehensive EPOS solutions on the market. Not only does it handle all payments and transactions, businesses can monitor areas such as stock and delivery tracking as well as obtain intuitive data visualisations that give a clear insight into current and past performance. Vecsoft back this up by providing the hardware necessary to run any business including touchscreen tills and handheld devices. All this helps make the workplace a more productive and efficient place with integration available for websites and connection to cloud based utilities that means information can be accessed from anywhere in the world.
|EPOS Hardware||• Retail|
|Till Station||Fully featured electronic EPOS till, great for new merchants and SMEs|
|Delivery Station||Flexible EPOS system including peripherals like barcode scanners|
|Handhelds||Tablets great for use in hosiptality environments - come equipped with Vantage software||EPOS Software||• Retail|
|Vantage Software||Fully integrated business solution - weekly licence from £4|
Vecsoft Vantage Software
Ease of payment is critical for any business nowadays and Vecsoft’s Vantage software aims to provide everything a company needs to operate successfully and with ease. That includes many powerful functions that take the pressure of administrative heavy processes such as stock control and collating customer information.
- Real-time control from any location in the world.
- Extensive and customisable menus to suit a wide range of industries.
- Facilities for website ordering that can increase customer interaction and accessibility.
- Mobile app ordering and payment so that customers can access a business via their smartphones and tablets.
- Access to built in reports which can be customised to the business needs as well as easy access to customer details for marketing purposes.
All this comes with a comprehensive support system that also allows for Vecsoft to develop bespoke solutions that can be added onto the software for those businesses that need it.
Vecsoft Stock Control
Keeping track of stock and tying this into the whole EPOS process is an important part of the Vantage software that Vecsoft offer. It means driver deliveries can be tracked and signed off and stock maintained at an optimum level with the option of useful tools like automatic stock ordering and processing. Deliveries can be managed from a specific till, assigning jobs to drivers and signing them off when completed.
To complement the Vecsoft EPOS software, the company also provides a high quality hardware provision with the latest touchscreen tills and handheld devices that are easy to use and quick to install. The company provides training and support so that staff know exactly how to get the best out their new system. Vecsoft offer a number of packages for hardware and software installation depending on the size of a business including: a starter plan at £29 per week to the more advanced premium plan that costs around £115 per week.
Vecsoft is currently a fairly small player in the EPOS market but offers a software solution that holds its own in a competitive arena. As with many smaller companies the personal service is often a lot better than with bigger concerns and this can play a large part in the decision making process when a business is opting for a particular organisation to run their EPOS processing.
Vecsoft offer their software at a very competitive price with monthly licences available for around £35 though this can all be negotiated if a business contacts the company directly. The Vantage offer does also provide a CRM solution with the ability to track poorly performing products and contact specific customer demographics with mailshots and other marketing.
There are a number of EPOS software producers that businesses can choose from and picking the right one isn’t always a straightforward job. You can reduce the time it takes to make an informed decision by using Expert Market to do a comprehensive price comparison, increasing your chance of getting the best deal on offer today.