Hardware Store Point of Sale

Acumen has extensive experience working with leading national hardware stores. Our point of sale system is designed with the business of retailing in mind and concentrates on the operational aspects of your retail environment to save you time and money.

Acumen is developed as a complete package with seamless integration between sales, cashbook, debtors, creditors, a general ledger, orders, stock and purchases. All essential elements for any hardware store but often requiring multiple systems to manage.

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"As our business grew we needed a POS system with more flexibility and customisation for our business needs."

Hardware Point of Sale Features

All of the essential functions for a building or hardware style business in one system, tailored specifically for your business.


Cash sales, vouchers, promotions & special pricing, general details and orders.


Staff authorisation with access level control.

Accounts Receivable

Customer invoices, credit notes, balances, transactions, payments, journals and end of month processing.

Accounts Payable

Supplier invoices, credit notes, balances, transaction, payment control, journals, end of month processing.

Stock Level Management

Stock enquiring, management, branch transfers and in-house factory ordering.

Supplier Purchases

Purchase orders, orders control, auto purchases, supplier catalogue, stock requirements.


Cashbook, till banking, cheque management, miscellaneous payments & receipts and petty cash.


Standard reports and fully customised reports.

General Ledger

Accounts, GL segments, ledger balances, load postings.

Fast and accurate searching

Search by a range of fields options and scroll through results quickly and easily.

Task automation

Stock levels can be maintained through automation, saving from unnecessary overstock and reducing lost sales from understocking. Automatically identifying and allocating customer payments on accounts.

Stock level adjustments

Break down stocktakes into section to automate stock level replenishment without having to perform a full stocktake.

Management of lengths and wastage

Store and calculate custom attributes for products such as offcuts, length, packs or wastage.

POS Designed for Hardware Stores

Acumen addresses the needs of specialty retailers using its extensive retail management modules. For example our stock module covers timber and building products, monitored by the metre, cut length, square metre, packs and many other user definable combinations needed to keep accurate records in the timber and hardware industry.


"Acumen is totally integrated with our business. We transmit, fax or email orders to suppliers, manage all our stock control, POS, client accounts, promotions and backroom accounting using Acumen."


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Evolve with your customers and allow them to pay the way they want to. Our built-in general ledger allows you to facilitate all types of payments including trade accounts, creditors and debtors from the one system.

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Ongoing Support

Ongoing Support

We are entirely Australian-based and take pride in being able to offer continuous, high quality and reliable support for our clients. We want to get to know you and your business and offer a dependable level of service.

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