POS : Point of Sale (POS), a critical piece of a Point of purchases, refers to the place where a customer executes the payment for goods or services and where sales taxes may become payable. It can be in a physical store, where POS terminals and systems are used to process card payments or a virtual sales point such as a computer or mobile electronic device.
A Point of Sale system is a fully integrated application that allows any transaction, automatically registers product moves in your stock, and gives you real-time statistics and consolidations across all shops.
How to manage Tables in POS : You can run your shops or restaurants easily with the help of Point of Sale. The app runs on the browser, but is able to continue working even if you are offline.
Restaurants have very specific needs that shops do not have. That’s why Odoo gives restaurant owners several unique features to help them manage their business in the best possible way.
Floor and table management, bill splitting, bill printing, invoicing, automatic receipt printing, or even the possibility to print orders from the kitchen, everything is there to help your business shine and your employees to work efficiently.
Configuration : To activate the bar/restaurant features, go to Point of Sale > configuration > Point of Sale and Open your POS. Now select Is a Bar/Restaurant.
New features will be shown with a fork and a knife next to it, indicating that they are restaurant-specific things.
Add a Floor : When your Point of Sale has been configured, select Table management under Point of Sale > configuration > Point of Sale, Then click on floor to create and name your floor and tables.
Add Tables : To add tables, you can also open your Point of Sale interface to see your floor(s).
Then, click on Edit Mode (pencil icon on the upper right corner) to be allowed to create, move, modify tables, etc.
Register your tables order : To register an order, click on the respective table. By doing so, you are taken to your main interface. Suppose you click on T3 then this interface will be open.
Transfer Customers : If your customers want to move to another table after they have already ordered, use the transfer button. This way, the order is also moved to the new table. For this you have to select the table your customer is currently on. Now, click on the transfer button and select the table to which you are transferring your customer.
Register an additional order : When registering an order, use the + button to simultaneously proceed to another one.
Then, you can shift between your orders and process the payment when needed.