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Third-party online ordering systems can be helpful to businesses. They take generate sales, and even new customers, and can be convenient for restaurants. But at what costs? If you’re a growing small business, the fees can be exorbitant. Some restaurants use five or six different third-party online ordering systems, including GrubHub, DoorDash, Eat24, or Seamless. Transaction fees can take a whopping 10% cut from restaurants, and still leave businesses with operational tasks. Some orders might Read More
  Categories : Articles, Online Ordering  Posted by Heather Cox
Not All Superheroes Wear A Cape Scott Fuller is the Logistical Operations Manager here at Essential Systems Solutions and in this position Scott is responsible for running the warehouse, ensuring that the incoming POS equipment and materials from suppliers are in good order and properly stored.  He ensures that the all outgoing customer orders leave in the right quantities and in good condition. Subscribe to Our Blog Throughout the day, Scott may negotiate with shipping Read More
  Categories : Articles, Company Culture  Posted by WP Dude
Judy Manahan is company controller here at Essential Systems Solutions andas the Controller and head of the accounting department for the company, Judy Manahan oversees cash management and risk management for the company. She is responsible for the company’s financial statements, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and budgeting. If you’ve ever met or talked with Judy, one of the first things you’ll notice is that she is committed to this company and making Essential the Read More
  Categories : Articles, Company Culture  Posted by WP Dude
Last Friday, a huge ransomware attack began in Europe, Japan, China and is still lingering. The WannaCry software has locked thousands of computers in more than 150 countries. Users are confronted with a screen demanding payment in order to restore their files. Ransomware is a very fast growing and threatening type of malware attack. Everyone is a target, no matter how large or small your company is. Large companies like Target, T.J. Maxx, and Home Read More
  Categories : Industry Information, POS Security  Posted by WP Dude
All merchant POS (Point of Sale) terminals, credit card processing systems, webpage checkout software, and anywhere a Mastercard card number is accepted or housed, must be 2-series ready by June 2017. What does this mean? Bank Identification Numbers (BINs) are the first six-digits of a credit card number, and are fundamental to payments. They identify the issuing institution for the account and ensure that each transaction is routed correctly. Mastercard® has received an additional range of 2-series numbers to add to Read More
  Categories : Industry Information  Posted by WP Dude