Oliver POS vs. WCPOS

Hey again! We’re back, giving you another POS comparison. Next up is Oliver POS vs. WCPOS, two leading WooCommerce POS systems. Let’s review the pros and cons of each software!

Installation Process

WCPOS

Pros

  • Installation is also quick and easy! Install the plugin in your WooCommerce shop, activate, and select View POS. You’re all set!

Oliver POS 

Pros

  • Installation is a piece of cake! Install, Activate, and Launch your POS. 

Interface 

WCPOS

Pros

  • Simple and intuitive
  • Products displayed neatly in list form, can be organized by featured and on sale
  • Product Variations are easy to find
  • Menu with shop settings such as products, customers, coupons, and support
  • Customizable discounts, fees, and shipping
  • Available on a multitude of different browsers

Cons

  • Selecting product variations can be time-consuming
  • Discount option is not clear
  • Shop settings simply lead back to the backend of your WooCommerce–there is nothing on the actual register
  • No shop settings or reports available on their free plan
  • Unable to change inventory or customer information on their free plan
  • No integrated payments
  • No Split payments
  • No refunds
  • Does not offer multiple tax rates with free plan

Oliver POS

Pros

  • Intuitive layout
  • Customizable tiles for product organization
  • Shop settings and reports all available on Oliver Hub and Register
  • Customizable discounts, additional fees, and taxes
  • Customer history and notes 
  • Ability to change product inventory and customer information
  • Available on multiple devices and browsers
  • Offers split payments
  • Offers integrated payments
  • Refunds are available

Cons

  • Does not offer multiple tax rates with free plan

Reports

WCPOS

Pros

  • Pro Plan includes pos vs online, cashier, store, and payment reports.

Cons

  • Free Plan offers no reports.

Oliver POS

Pros

  • The free plan includes weekly, daily, and hourly reports, and includes data on tax, discounts, store credit, net sales, and more. 
  • Custom date range
  • Advanced plans come with in-depth data, including location, product, and employee reports.

Cons

  • Advanced reports such as location, product, and employee reports are not offered in the Free Plan.

Integration with WooCommerce

WCPOS

Pros

  • Automatically pulls customers, products, and taxes from your online shop
  • Keeps your POS and your online store synced automatically

Oliver POS

Pros

  • Automatically pulls customers, products, and taxes from your online shop
  • Keeps your POS and your online store synced automatically

Adaptability

WCPOS

Pros

  • It offers customization in its custom discounts and fees.
  • It offers multiple languages.
  • Offers POS only products

Cons

  • Does not offer much custom development, extensions, or apps
  • The receipt is only customizable with Pro

Oliver POS

Pros

  • Customizable features include product organization, taxes, fees, discounts, reports, customer information, and more.
  • Designed for advanced integration, so it can integrate any number of extensions, add-ons, or apps to create personalized POS software.
  • Offers multiple languages
  • Customizable receipts

Support

WCOPOS

Pros

Cons

  • FAQ and Docs are limited.

Oliver POS 

Pros

Performance for Cost

WCPOS 

Pros

  • It comes with free plan.
  • Pro Plan is very affordable at $129/year

Cons

  • Features are limited
  • Only two plans to choose from

Oliver POS 

Pros

  • Comes with a free plan
  • Offers four plans
  • Offers more features
  • Affordable
  • Many features of WCPOS Pro are free with Oliver POS, such as adding new customers to checkouts, customizing customer information and viewing past orders, and reports

Cons

  • More costly than WCPOS

Conclusion

Both POS softwares have their pros and cons. WooCommerce POS offers a more affordable Pro plan than Oliver POS, however both POS systems offer a free plan. It is worth noting that Oliver POS offers more diverse plans, with several features WCPOS does not. Oliver POS’s free plan even has multiple features that WCPOS’s Pro Plan does not offer. However, WCPOS still offers excellent integration with WooCommerce, an intuitive interface and offers decent customization. If you’re interested in Oliver POS, we’re happy to answer any questions

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