- Shop equipment
Types and purposes of commercial equipment
For the organization of the process of trade, special equipment is used. With its help, compactly place the goods, provide the proper conditions for its storage, sales and attract the attention of buyers. The trading equipment allows to optimize work of the enterprise, to mechanize labor-consuming operations, to reduce loss of the goods and to improve an aesthetic registration of a shop, a supermarket or any other commercial object.
Racks are designed to present the products in the best possible way, complement the interior of the store and create conditions for a comfortable purchase. For the manufacture of racks mainly use metal and chipboard, and as an additional material - plastic and glass. The surface of shelves, racks and walls of metal racks is covered with special enamel. Due to the variety of shapes, shelving is installed in the middle of the room, at the walls or form angular structures.
Cash registers, fiscal printers and modems
The modern cash register guarantees the simplicity and accuracy of calculations, keeps a record of incoming money and prints a check. Data from the cash register is needed to process information such as the level of demand, sales volumes and other data. A cash register machine connected to a common computer system via a communication channel and equipped with fiscal memory is called a fiscal printer. To transfer data you need a modem compatible with one or another model of the device.
In connection with the growing demand for more compact and functional devices, POS-systems are becoming more popular. They are used in large shopping complexes and small shops, at gas stations and in public catering establishments. POS-terminal automates the work of cashiers, includes a card reader and a bar code scanner. The functions are controlled via a touch screen monitor.
Printing, marking and reading equipment
Quickly print a label with a bar code, price, basic information about the product and the company logo on the self-adhesive tape allows a special printing printer. Etiquette gun not only prints the label, but also quickly puts them on the goods. Numerators and applicators perform a similar function. To read the codes of goods, scanners are used, which are installed on the cash register, and data collection terminals. The latter are used in the inventory.
Trade enterprises are equipped with protection systems that exclude theft of goods. Cash register, calculator and a cash drawer are needed for the cashier's workplace. Also for the trouble-free operation of the cashier and sellers will need a stock of consumables - cash and self-adhesive tape, labels and price tags.