Ishida UNI 7 range of retail scales will be showcased at Auspack 09, Australia's International Exhibition of Packaging and Processing Machinery, Materials and Associated Technology. New in Australia from Ishida and available from Heat and Control , the UNI 7 range of retail scales is made for the fast paced retail environment.
The UNI 7 range of retail scales offers various unit types with features that facilitate speedy operations and create appealing point of sale opportunities that improve customer communications. UNI 7 range of retail scales runs on VX Works, which is a Real Time Operating System (RTOS) that is seen by many industries as the most reliable option.
The UNI 7 range of retail scales allows retailers to maximise the use of their store host system through data transfer and each unit has wireless capability as standard and therefore does not require manual link through USB or data cabling. This makes it easy to move units around the store. UNI 7 range of retail scales offers programming directly on the scale or through PC software and error log files to make error identification quicker.
Long-term traceability is made easy, with the UNI 7 range of retail scales being able to provide a virtual receipt for up to 5 years. Plus it is GS1 ready, which enables the unique identification of all trade items, processes, services, shipments, assets, companies and locations at any point in the supply chain. This system is used by all industries to facilitate trade by combining unique identification numbers with data carriers (barcodes) and electronic commerce processes.
Workflow and efficiency behind a busy counter is improved with a few clever features. Users are able to use multiple units when serving one customer, as they move around the serving counter due to a ‘Floating Operator’ function. The keypad features ‘Vibration Technology’ with audio, so that users do not accidentally make false entries or incomplete entries. Highly visual PLU menus make item selection easier. Also available (On the Elevated Twin Printer model) is dual printing of receipts and labels and it has a quick automatic cutter equipped with a receipt fall prevention function.
The compact, low-profile UNI 7 range of retail scales uses a front cassette loading method, freeing up more counter space for displaying products and making it easier to replace labels. Plus, label type changeover is made faster with the UNI 7 range of retail scales as it will automatically detect up to 7 different label cassettes as they are changed.
Customer communications can be improved by customising labels and taking advantage of a tilt-able colour LCD screens for cross promotion purposes. The UNI 7 range of retail scales has a 7-inch colour screen with scrolling advertising and screen saver to attract the customer’s attention to daily promotions.
To provide customers with easy-to-follow instructions or ingredients, visual information such as messages, traceability data, nutritional information, recipes and allergy information can be printed onto the labels. To differentiate between different brands logos can also be inserted in label designs.
The UNI 7 range of retail scales has a multiple languages setting that retailers can customise for their target market. This is set-up through one of five languages presets, plus two languages can be printed at the same time. At Auspack 09, Uni 7 will be at the Heat and Control stand number 120 in the Dome at Sydney Olympic Park.