Oliver POS vs. OpenPOS

How do we stack up vs. the competition?

WooCommerce Point of Sale Register

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Oliver POS vs. OpenPOS
  • Installation
  • POS Interface
  • WooCommerce Integration
  • Reports
  • Support
  • Adaptiblity
  • Performace for Cost

Oliver POS

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OpenPOS

Free Plugin + Paid Plugin
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Let's see how we compare!

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Installation

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Oliver POS

Oliver POS offers a simplistic installation process.Β  Install the plugin on your WordPress site and signup for your Free Plan directly from within the Plugin.Β  Launching Oliver POS is a as simple as a few clicks.Β  Here’s how you get started.

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS offers an equally simple installation. However, launching OpenPOS requires first manually allowing users access to the register.

Interface

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Oliver POS

Oliver POS boasts a simplistic and intuitive interface where products are organized in a customizable list form using Product Tiles.Β  Oliver POS also allows users to process custom fees, discounts and customized tax rates.Β  A huge positive within the Oliver POS system is Oliver Hub; the all in one location to manage settings & staff, view reports + more.Β  Β  Β  View more about the hub here.

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS offers an equally functional interface, with custom discounts and tax rates. Products are neatly organized in tiles, however they are not customizable as in Oliver POS. OpenPOS also displays detailed daily sales reports, and other shop settings in the sidebar menu. For a more detailed comparison, read our blog.

WooCommerce Integration

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Oliver POS

Both systems are quite seamlessly integrated with a users WooCommerce shop. Updates push from online store to Oliver POS instantly, while inventory can be adjusted in the POS register. Here’s more info on how it works.

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS also pushes everything from your online store to your POS. However, it is a slow process and does not handle bulk products well. OpenPOS does allow the manual addition of a new product in the register, but only with their Premium POS.Β 

Reports

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Oliver POS

Oliver POS’ Free Plan includes daily, weekly, hourly reports + more.Β  The types of reports available in the Free Plan include tax reports, discount reports, sales reports, and store credit reports.Β  Reporting range is completely customizable as well.Β  Advanced reports found through paid subscription models include product reports, location reports, customer reports, and employee reports.Β  Β Β 

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS’ reports include detailed daily sales reports, and customer purchase history reports. Date ranges are not customizable.

Support

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Oliver POS

Oliver POS’ methods of support are extensive with an expansive Knowledge Base & FAQ, Video Tutorials, self-service Support Tickets and Contact Forms available.Β  Included in their paid subscriptions is Live Chat functionality as well.

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS offers a Knowledge Base, Support Tickets, and Video Tutorials. Support from the author is offered with their Premium version.Β 

Adaptability

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Oliver POS

What makes Oliver POS stand out is its adaptability. With an open-source framework, it is designed to integrate with unlimitedΒ AppsΒ  to create a completely customizable and personalized point of sale system. Can’t find the right app? Oliver POS allows for custom development, so you can develop your own features.Β  Oliver POS is uniquely designed to meet the specific requirements of any shop owner. In the Oliver POS register Tiles can also be customized to make product filtering simplistic and intuitive.

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS allows for custom discounts and tax rates. On top of that, OpenPOS also allows for integrations with other WooCommerce plugins.Β 

Performance for Cost

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Oliver POS

Oliver POS starts with a Free Plan and no Credit Card entry required. Oliver POS’ four paid plans come with a variety of other features, but at a higher cost than OpenPOS’ Premium plugin.

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OpenPOS

OpenPOS is a free WordPress plugin. Their Premium plugin comes with a one time fee, and no monthly payments. However, features may be limited.

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