In House Solutions

CRS Touch

Our in house Point of Sale application with a highly configurable GUI. The intuitive interface has been designed to be easy-to-use whilst offering high levels of specification.

Originally written for use in the Charity Retail sector the software has organically grown to incorporate useful features that allow it to be configured for use within a variety of sector types. In fact our current user base for the software ranges from Charity Shops to Garden Centres, Bars to Retail Stores which shows its versatility.

CRS Touch can be used as a stand alone till or as part of a multi-till system. It may also be linked to our other software which expands the scope of the software to include Stock Control, Loyalty, Cashless, Customer Accounts and Gift Aid.

  • Stable and secure Microsoft SQL Server Database
  • Intuitive easy-to-use GUI
  • Free form placement of buttons with full control over shape, size, background colour, font size and font colour with the ability to add images to button tops and screen backgrounds for full personalisation
  • Multiple operator "sign on" methods includes button, code, dallas key, swipe card, biometric and barcode
  • Function security control to limit the use of any function such as voids, refunds and no sales to only specified operators
  • Reasons function on Refunds and No Sales
  • Support for various peripherals such as Cash Drawers, Receipt Printers, Kitchen Printers, Label Printers and Barcode Scanners
  • Integrated Credit Cards available through our solution partner Verifone

  • CRS Touch Back Office

    Our in house Back Office/Head Office application that allows the customer to link one or more sites back to a centralised point.

    The amount of locations that can be linked in CRS Touch Back Office is limitless (subject to purchase of licencing) and allows the control of programming options from a central location with the ability to set pricing structures and keyboard designs by location.

    CRS Touch Back Office can be used in it base from for programming and reporting. It may also be linked to our other software which expands the scope of the software to include Stock Control, Loyalty, Cashless, Customer Accounts and Gift Aid.

  • Stable and secure Microsoft SQL Server Database
  • Back Office or Head Office capability to control the programming and reporting of one or more sites
  • SAP Business Objects reporting infrastructure
  • Choice of communication methods including LAN, WAN and FTP
  • Control of programming options of CRS Touch application software
  • Multi-user login with configurable security levels
  • Expandable scope of the software to include Stock Control, Loyalty, Cashless, Customer Accounts and Gift Aid

  • CRS Sharp Office

    Our in house Back Office/Head Office application that allows the customer to link one or more sites using the range of Sharp Electronics Cash Registers and PoS Terminals back to a centralised point.

    The amount of locations that can be linked in CRS Sharp Back Office is limitless (subject to purchase of licencing) and allows the control of programming options from a central location with the ability to set pricing structures and keyboard designs by location.

    CRS Sharp Back Office can be used in it base from for programming and reporting. It may also be linked to our other software which expands the scope of the software to include Stock Control, Loyalty, Cashless, Customer Accounts and Gift Aid.

  • Stable and secure Microsoft SQL Server Database
  • Back Office or Head Office capability to control the programming and reporting of one or more sites
  • SAP Business Objects reporting infrastructure
  • Choice of communication methods including LAN, WAN and Modem
  • Control of programming options of a range of Sharp Electronics Cash Registers and PoS Terminals
  • Multi-user login with configurable security levels
  • Expandable scope of the software to include Stock Control, Loyalty, Cashless, Customer Accounts and Gift Aid

  • Stock (Module)

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the stock control module adds the ability to keep full control of all your organisations stock.

    With the ability to add multiple suppliers to each product you have the flexibility to create purchase orders in the most cost effective way to fulfil your stock requirements.

    For those using multi location software the transfer matrix allows the user to easily transfer stock between a warehouse (or any other stock location) with the ability to automatically allocate stock based on sales or location grading.

  • Additional module for either of our Back Office software applications
  • Multiple suppliers per product
  • Ability to add supplier re-order codes, cost prices, unit sizes etc..
  • Generate purchase orders either adhoc, based on re-order levels or as a replacement for sales
  • Transfer between stock locations with the built in matrix
  • Satisfy purchase orders and maintain pricing in one procedure
  • Generate adjustments and returns for any product
  • Stocktaking module with options for full, partial or by category stocktake with various import options
  • Full reporting and audit available on demand

  • Loyalty (Module)

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the loyalty module adds the ability to reward of all your organisations loyal customers.

    With the ability to add points to customers cards based on spend or product purchase and the redemption either at the point of sale or via a voucher, rewarding your customers could not be simpler.

    By tracking the products previously purchased by the customer it is also possible to target your marketing activities towards those customers most likely to be interested.

  • Points per pound or points per product
  • Barcode based so no need for expensive card readers or encoders
  • Redemption of points at the point of sale (dependant on configuration)
  • Creation of vouchers from Back Office
  • Targeted marketing based on previous purchases
  • Reports and exports of customer details and purchases available

  • Gift Aid (Module)

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the Retail Gift Aid module adds the ability to capture, track and claim Gift Aid on goods donated into your Charity Shop by your donors.

    Compatible with the latest HM Revenue and Customs requirements the Retail Gift Aid module handles everything from the donor sign up through to the electronic submission of the Gift Aid claim.

    Support for Standard Method, Method 1 and Method 2 included in this module from September 2013.

  • Compatible with HM Revenue and Customs latest requirements
  • Easy to use interface for letter/statement generation and online submissions
  • Scalable solution to meet the needs of the Charity from paper based sign up through to automated sign up from the Point of Sale
  • When using paper based sign up - packs are produced from the Back Office software to prevent expensive printing costs
  • Cost effective online postcode validation available with all solutions
  • Customisable letter threshold to reduce amount of letters sent on a regular basis <0% COMMISSION PAYABLE TO CRS - THE CHARITY RETAINS 100% OF THE GIFT AID (less your own admin fee)

  • Cash Gift Aid (Module)

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the Cash Gift Aid module adds the ability to capture, track and claim Gift Aid on monies donated into your Charity Shop by your donors.

    Compatible with the latest HM Revenue and Customs requirements the Cash Gift Aid module handles everything from the donor sign up through to the electronic submission of the Gift Aid claim.

  • Compatible with HM Revenue and Customs latest requirements
  • Easy to use interface for letter/statement generation and online submissions
  • Scalable solution to meet the needs of the Charity from paper based sign up through to automated sign up from the Point of Sale
  • When using paper based sign up - packs are produced from the Back Office software to prevent expensive printing costs
  • Cost effective online postcode validation available with all solutions <0% COMMISSION PAYABLE TO CRS - THE CHARITY RETAINS 100% OF THE GIFT AID (less your own admin fee)

  • Customer Accounts (Module)

    For use in conjunction with CRS Touch Back Office the Customer Accounts module allows you to offer credit terms to your customers in an easy to use interface.

    Once the customer has signed up to the accounts module they will be able to purchase goods and then charge to their account. The module will then handle invoicing, statements and payments at whatever frequency you desire.

  • Simple to use charge system at the point of sale
  • Invoice printing, statements and payment control can then all be handled from the Back Office
  • Multiple reports available to track and control customer spend
  • Discounts or price bands can be assigned to individual customer accounts
  • Credit limits can be set per account

  • Cashless (Module)

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the Cashless module adds the ability to add cashless facilities in your school, college, university or members club.

    Cashless methods can include swipe card, chip card, contactless card and biometric finger print.

    Cashless can be used in conjunction with traditional payment as a method of giving discount to those who have a pre-paid cashless account with you.

  • Multiple cashless methods available - swipe card, chip card, contactless card and biometric finger print
  • All accounts are pre-paid giving you positive cash flow
  • Great for schools as a secure method of payment, helps discourage bullying and can be used to promote healthy eating
  • Discounts can be assigned to those using a cashless payment method
  • Can also be used as a loyalty scheme by issuing points on payment

  • Web Reporting (Module)

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the Web Reporting module adds the ability to view, export and print reports from anywhere and on any platform using a website reporting viewer.

    Useful for area managers and home workers who do not have expensive VPN`s setup to access the full software package in the back office.

  • Your reports available from anywhere using any operating system and browser with an internet connection
  • Eliminates the need to setup expensive VPN`s or pay for cloud based solutions for area managers and home workers
  • Secure link to your data using a web service which can often be hosted within your local intranet or website

  • Handheld Stocktaking

    For use in conjunction with either CRS Touch Back Office or CRS Sharp Back Office the Cash Gift Aid module adds the ability to perform many stock features from a Windows handheld device.

    Used primarily in a retail environment the handheld software can be used to perform stock enquiries, stock taking, price changes, adhoc deliveries, stock adjustments and stock returns.

    Depending on configuration the handheld solution can either update in real time over a wifi network or in batch mode using a cradle or sync cable.

  • Works on any Windows Mobile based handheld device or tablet
  • Mulitple features within one application including:
    - Retail Price Changes
    - Performing stock takes
    - Stock level adjustments
    - Adhoc Deliveries
    - Stock Returns
    - Product Price Enquiries
    - Stock Level Enquiries
  • Can work in real time to back office or in batch mode using a cradle or sync cable

  • Android Gift Aid

    For use in conjunction with CRS Touch the Android Gift Aid apps give you the flexibility to sign up new donors and print sales labels for existing donors from an easy to use app on any Android tablet or phone.

    This addition to the point of sale range offers the Charity shop another method of signing up new donors in real time without using the main till point.

    Being mobile device based it means sign ups and label printing can be performed anywhere within the shop that has wireless coverage.

  • Cost effective apps that can be installed on Android devices running version 3 (Honeycomb) or later
  • Easy to use interface
  • Sign up new donors on the move and print out declarations at the till or on a separate printer
  • Print Gift Aid labels from anywhere in the shop to either the label printer attached to the till or a secondary printer installed in the sorting area
  • When using tablets (or phones) with built in auto focus cameras you can scan the donor label for re-prints rather than searching for the donor

  • Android Stock Take

    For use in conjunction with CRS Touch the Android stock taking app allows you to count stock on any Android device with an auto focus camera running version 3 (Honeycomb) or later.

    Stock figures are transferred via WiFi to the CRS Touch application software which in turn sends the count through to the stock module within CRS Touch Back Office.

  • Cost effective stock taking tool
  • Works on any Android based tablet or smartphone running version 3 (Honeycomb) or later
  • Utilises the built in auto focus camera on your device to scan barcodes and pass them through to the application
  • Can also be run on professional Android stock taking devices that use built in scanners
  • Figures are sent via WiFi to the CRS Touch application software and then onto the stock module within CRS Touch Back Office for processing

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