Quick answers for Boatslip Manager add-on questions
The Point-of-Sale module (POS) is an optional add-on feature to Boatslip Manager that helps track your camp store sales and manage store inventory. The module is completely integrated with Boatslip Manager so all sales activities are accounted for within one system. With the POS module installed you may check in customers and ring out store sales from any workstation. At the end of the day, revenues reports and cash balancing is all performed within one system.
Not necessarily. The POS module is an add-on module and the licenses you’ve purchased to run Boatslip Manager will also work with POS. If you require additional workstations beyond the number you currently have with Boatslip Manager then you may be required to buy more licenses.
POS will run under the same operating systems and computer hardware that is recommended for Boatslip Manager. However, you may want to consider some time saving accessories to help speed up your POS processing. A UPC scanner is highly recommended. This will enable your clerks to quickly and accurately scan a store item to register a sale. A cash drawer is another handy accessory along with a 3.5 inch receipt printer. This will help manage your till and save on printing large paper invoices. For a full list of POS options view the POS Hardware section.
Most stores have between 1500 and 3000 items. With 2 people it take about 1 to 2 days to scan in and setup the entire inventory in the store. Once complete you are ready to start selling!
Yes! POS is completely integrated with BM. The clerk’s daily cash totals will include all sales made through the POS and store sales and taxes will be displayed along with the marina revenues. Accounting journal entries will be prepared for export into your GL just like it does with Boatslip Manager.
For SaaS customers the POS module cost is built into the monthly charge. For a locally hosted system there is a one-time fee to turn the module on. Please review the Quick Quote screen for exact pricing for your preferred method.
You may add as many marinas as you wish to the module. Each marina's database is self-contained. The CRM helps to quickly switch between marinas and consolidate financial information into comparable single reports.
Yes, CRM is ideally suited for a call center environment. The call center is accessing the same data that the individual marinas are using in real-time. Accounting and cash control can be compartmentalized to work at both the call center and the marina keeping them separate and individually accountable while maintaining full data integration.
Most of the critical reports like sales, revenues and occupancy reports that can be found In Boatslip Manager are available on an enterprise level through the CRM. Reports can be set to run in batches at a specific time. Management reports and other maintenance functions can be scheduled to run overnight providing management with the prior day's results first thing in the morning. Reports can be emailed or saved as a spreadsheet for enabling further analysis.
Please contact our sales staff directly for pricing on this option.
The rates and transaction fees are competitive but must be quoted directly from an X-Charge sales agent. The X-Charge software is free to use.
A credit card reader is required to scan magnetic stripe credit cards. They can be purchased through POS World. Please see the POS Hardware section for more information.
Yes, all credit card processing is integrated within Boatslip Manager and POS.
We can process debit credit cards but true debit cards require a PIN pad and we do not support them for either X-Charge or PC Charge at this time.
The price depends on the number of user licenses required. Each workstation that processes credit cards requires a license. Support is provided directly by PC Charge. Please refer to our Quick Quote section for prices.