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Convenience Store POS System installed in Papua New Guinea
Convenience Store POS System installed in Papua New Guinea
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 14/12/2012 09:40:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: Access POS has been selected to supply the latest Convenience Store POS System for a new store opening in Goroka, Papua New Guinea.
Bakery POS System installed in busy Sydney Suburb
Bakery POS System installed in busy Sydney Suburb
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 13/12/2012 09:46:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: Access POS has installed it's latest Bakery POS System into a busy new store located in the Northern Sydney Suburb of Gordon.
Sandwich Express Opens with Aloha POS in Townsville
Sandwich Express Opens with Aloha POS in Townsville
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 12/12/2012 09:53:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: Sandwich Express will open their new store in Kirwan (Townsville) with the Aloha POS "Quick Service" System.
POS System Counter Design
POS System Counter Design
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 14/11/2012 09:58:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: We have provided a design guide of an ideal counter for a POS System.
Access POS completes Office & Showroom Renovations
Access POS completes Office & Showroom Renovations
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 26/09/2012 14:52:00
Comments: 3
Synopsis: Access POS has just completed major renovations to its office and showroom located in the central Sydney suburb of Hunters Hill.
Cash Register Sales in Tonga, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Fiji and Vanuatu
Cash Register Sales in Tonga, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Fiji and Vanuatu
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 12/09/2012 14:54:00
Synopsis: Access POS has been quietly selling Cash Registers and POS Systems to our Pacific Island friends for many years. In the last few weeks we have seen a number of Cash Registers sales to Tonga.
POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 05/07/2012 15:07:00
Comments: 18
Synopsis: The POS Lavu iPad Restaurant POS System may look sexy on the outside but has little substance on the inside according to a Sydney Café. It created nightmares for kitchen staff due to wireless kitchen printer connectivity issues and the app stopped opening on the iPad. “After 7 days from our café’s opening we had no choice but to switch to the Aloha POS System.”
Small Business Tax Concessions on POS Systems
Small Business Tax Concessions on POS Systems
Category: Blog
Author: Geoff
Posted: 01/07/2012 15:07:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: From 1 July 2012 new tax concessions designed for small business in regards to increased instant write-off threshold will come into effect.
Newsagency POS System Sales Increase
Newsagency POS System Sales Increase
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 29/06/2012 16:34:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: Access POS is experiencing a large increase in sales of it's Newsagency POS System. A further up-swing is expected post 1 July 2012 when the new generous small business depreciation allowances are introduced.
Enviro Wash Cleans up with Access POS
Enviro Wash Cleans up with Access POS
Category: News
Author: Geoff
Posted: 27/06/2012 16:39:00
Comments: 0
Synopsis: Over recent years we have seen a huge up-surge in the number of high-tech car wash establishments. Many of these offer full cafe / restaurant facilities for waiting customers. Access POS has recently installed the Aloha POS Quick Service system into Enviro Wash at North Rocks.

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kim on POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
After being a customer of lavu for almost 3 years, we have had enough. We are a small business selling less that 20 items & no more than 5 employees. lavu pos had problems from day one that caused hours of time on the phone with lavu trying to fix issues to make it run smoothly. We never got to a point where our issues were resolved. One correction would cause another problem.
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JWooldridge on POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
Please do your research before buying ANY POS, but believe that those who have negative reviews have nothing to gain by being truthful about Lavu. Horrible, horrible company with no experience or track record for POS.

Geoff on Multi Store POS System Rollout in Queensland
Flash Harry's variety / Discount stores have increased to eight (8) and eighteen (18) POS terminals since writing the original article.

Jeff Patterson on POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
poslavu has released their product way before it’s time. Untested in a real scenario, they are using real customers that are stupid enough to buy it as beta testers, and the sales department is pushing this as the next great thing that ISN’T. 24 hour customer service is a joke, “no operators are available, please email your questions” at 10PM when we are the busiest. David Miles keeps promising...

Ron Restaurant on POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
Living in a Lavu Nightmare!
This system might work for a very small cafe/shop; but, for a fast paced, fast moving food and beverage operation, L A V U is an absolute NIGHTMARE!!
I have over 25 years experience in hotel and restaurants: Hyatt, Ruth' Chris, Mortons, Etc,...
I have finally met my nemesis due to the L A V U contract our restaurant family shares.
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Geoff on POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
Happy to have your comments re POS Lavu. I have very pleased you are having a positive experience. Would you like to put in a "plug" for your restaurant and tell us the restaurant name and location? That way people local to you could visit and see POS Lavu in action otherwise some readers may believe your comments are from POS Lavu themselves.

A little integrity goes a long way on POS Lavu iPad POS System became a Sydney Cafes Nightmare
I did a lot of research into the different types of iPad POS systems out there for my restaurant including reviews such as the one on this site. I must admit i was concerned about POSlavu after going on this site. However, i did also realise that this is an Aloha pro website. So to any other readers out there, take that into account as i have found POSLavu to actually be very good and...