MACCS 2 : Market and Town Centre Management System

MACCS, (Market Administration and Cash Collection System) is the leading MARKET MANAGEMENT Software solution for markets of ANY size.

MACCS 2 Caters for indoor and outdoor street trading markets. MACCS produces numerous reports regarding performance indicators, diversity levels, Market income, all the information you need at the touch of a button. Create Trader licences, keep accurate PLI details and clear audit trails across all your markets whether they are Market Halls, Street Markets, or Specialist Markets, MACCS keeps track of them all, and if you run CAR BOOT SALES, then check out our BOOTLOGGER software too. Using the rugged waterproof Allegro Field PC's or IPAQ PDA's with the attached BLUETOOTH receipt printers MACCS is able to collect cash, cheque or even CREDIT & DEBIT CARD payments from traders. MACCS can also take ELECTRICITY PAYMENTS too.

Simple to set-up:

MACCS 2 is simple to set up and KPR will do your initial set up for you to save time in getting you up and running.  Create markets, adding stalls and pitches as well as retail units, kid’s rides or any other item or space you charge for on your market.  Changes or updates to market information can be made by accessing the Add / Edit management system. Use or configure modules such as Invoicing or Car boot software to be switched on or off and configure your reports from our comprehensive reporting module.

Easy to use...

MACCS 2is easy to use and highly intuitive.  Market managers, operators and officers will all appreciate the clear, logical and consistent look and feel of MACCS 2. With it’s easy to use interface new users can be up and running in no time at all, training on the PC and hand held sides of the system are tailored to your requirements and extra training days can be purchased if required, we realise not everyone is a “techno wizard” so we go at your pace and explain everything at a level your comfortable with and should you get lost MACCS 2’s built in help system will get you back on track.

Multiple Users:

Whether you operate one market at one location, multiple markets at one location or multiple-  markets at multiple locations MACCS 2 can handle it. We also cater for Market Halls and Car Boot sales, so whatever your market set up MACCS 2 has the ability to cope with it and allows traders from any market to pay any amount against their account by cash, card or cheque.

System flexibility:

MACCS 2 was always designed to be flexible, and has proved to be so since it first came to market in 1998 coping with every kind of market scenario, from small Town Council markets such as Ludlow to large city markets like Manchester, so no matter how simple or complex your configuration is MACCS 2 can cope.

Mutiple Markets:

Whether you operate one market at one location, multiple markets at one location or multiple-  markets at multiple locations MACCS 2 can handle it. We also cater for Market Halls and Car Boot sales, so whatever your market set up MACCS 2 has the ability to cope with it and allows traders from any market to pay any amount against their account by cash, card or cheque.

Markets Administration System:

MACCS 2’s web-service system enables full management control of all aspects of running your market in line with current legislation. The MACCS 2 management system allows the transfer of information, to and from the hand held system used by officers out on the market with a high level of encryption to protect your data and backups of the data are made every time the system receives or sends information and also when the   system records are changed.

Trader incentives:

Casual and Regular trader stall pricing incentives can easily be set up to encourage Casuals, and Charities to stand on your market or monitor and manage unique incentives to encourage regular trader attendance.  Incentives based on consecutive attendances, time accrued or any other means to promote trader loyalty during slack periods on the market.

Document Management:

Keep records for each trader all in one system, held directly against the trader record in the MACCS 2 database. Keep PLI, national insurance, Visa, Food Hygiene, Lease, Licence and tenancy agreements all in one place, create documents and templates, scan and copy and paste existing letters and records into the traders file, reduce the paper trail in your office and banish scrawled paper work to the past. 

Efficiency Improvements:

MACCS 2 reduces administration time when compared to paper based systems cutting out task duplication and errors filling in spread sheets and allows users to concentrate on their markets, traders and enforcement issues on the market. Having immediate access to up to date information allows for more efficient management processes and reports, faster collections on the ground and faster license and insurance checks.

Variable Cost Setting to suit your needs:

MACCS 2, when compared with other systems will return significant savings, MACCS has been in development since 1998 and is proven to  work unlike some newer alternatives which promise much but deliver little!  Remote updating capability and dependable support 24/7     including weekends and Bank Holidays  all contribute to making MACCS 2 value for money and show that KPR support is second to none.

Audit Proof:

MACCS 2 users can be confident in the security and accuracy of their market data, since its inception in 1998 the MACCS system has been scrutinised by many local authority    audit departments and passed with flying colours. Unique audit numbers, event logs, password protection and encryption are built into MACCS 2.   

Dedicated helpdesk:

KPR Helpdesk is open 24/7 including Bank Holidays and weekends, a service not offered by all software providers.  With remote access, updates and application error reporting tools the majority of issues can be diagnosed and resolved quickly and efficiently over the phone. We also provide a “next working day” hardware replacement service not offered by other system providers, so if your hardware breaks or is lost we will replace it like for like.

Pricing Structure:

Our pricing has always been based on the individual requirements of a market operator and the methods they use to collect tolls, whether by Direct Debit, physical cash collection at a stall, payments made via the markets office or traders paying into our markets self service payment kiosks MACCS 2 has a pricing structure and flexible options to suit your needs.

           

     

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