Bill Payment & Cellular Phone Service Providers. The Wave Of The Future For Merchant Retailers.

Written by Prepaid Wireless Direct

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Retailer trying to minimize inventory costs often create out-of-stock problems. In general, stock outages costrepparttar average retailer 6% of its sales, resulting in loss of billions of dollars every year and high customer dissatisfaction.

To make thing worse, today's airtime hard cards, also know as vouchers, scratch cards, replenishment cards, recharge cards, and hanging cards, increaserepparttar 133341 likelihood of fraud. The biggest problem seems to be atrepparttar 133342 point of sale where easily concealed, high-value airtime cards can berepparttar 133343 target of both retail customers and employees alike. To prevent comsumer theft, retailers often put cards under lock and key but still suffer losses due to employee pilferage. Inrepparttar 133344 conveience store industry, it is believed that as much as 80 percent ofrepparttar 133345 store's shrinkage is attributable to employees. Retail employess often feel underpaid and rationalize theft as a way to make up for what they're owed. As prepaid wireless airtime cards often range in denominations from $10 to $150, employees can easily conceal thousands of dollars of product in their pockets or purses. Cards are also attractive because they can be easily converted to cash onrepparttar 133346 street by offering them for sale at a discount of their face value. Because they're close cash equivalents, prepaid wireless cards have become tantamount to an underground currency in some places including Europe. Because ofrepparttar 133347 proliferation of theft reduction isrepparttar 133348 number one investment priority among convenience store executives.

Additionally, each ofrepparttar 133349 supply chain participants lacks efficient inventory controls and reporting while battling fraud. Because ofrepparttar 133350 difficulties they face, and retailers that sell traditional hard cards are in dire need of cost-effective distribution solutions.

Electronic Distribution Solutions

Prepaid Wireless Direct products and services solverepparttar 133351 distrbution problems of retailers that sell prepaid wireless (mobile) and other prepaid services.

Retailer. Retailers are increasingly demanding electronic delivery forrepparttar 133352 significant benefits they derive.

By delivering prepaid products electronically, on demand, with point-of-sale activation(POSA) techniques, Prepaid Wireless Direct essentially allows any retailer to sell prepaid wireless or other prepaid service without carrying any inventory. This eliminates prepaid inventory costs that acted as enormous cash barriers, prohibiting many retailers from selling prepaid wireless or other prepaid services. What once tied up thousands of dollars in inventory, now requires no up front cash from retailers. Now virtually any retailer not only can afford to participate in selling prepaid services, but also can expand their product portfolios to include phone cards, wireless, dail tone, credit cards, internet and more. In addition, they can also afford to represent all ofrepparttar 133353 popular prepaid wireless service providers in their areas.

Also, because products are automatically replenished at POSA terminals electronically in PIN or real-time formats, retailer never run out of inventory. With Prepaid Wireless Direct POSA solution, retailers avoidrepparttar 133354 heavy costs of out of stocks and resultant customer dissatisfaction.

Once installed in a retail location,repparttar 133355 POSA terminal virtually eliminates theft by retail customers and employess. Because only inactive products are on display, retail customers can no longer steal valuable airtime. And because all retail employees are assigned unique passwords required to accesssrepparttar 133356 POSA terminal,repparttar 133357 system creates an audit trail that details all sales activity by date, time, shift and employee. This audit trail provides a monitoring system that virtually eliminates employee theft. Withrepparttar 133358 POSA system, retailer no longer need to count and reconcile scratch card inventory amounts atrepparttar 133359 beginning of every shift.

POSA also reduces shelf space requirements and simplifies a retailers job by consolidating all prepaid products into one convenient POSA platform. POSA delivers operating flexibility torepparttar 133360 retail marketplace that traditional point of sale products fail to provide.

Retailers also have 24/7 online access to reports that show real-time sales activity by each of their locations. Retailers can also print real-time sales report directly for their POSA terminals. Reports can drill down to sales activity at individual retail outlets by product, clerk, day, and time. Reports come standard but may be customized to matchrepparttar 133361 retailers unique information needs. Retailers use sales activity reports can also highlight sudden changes in sales at a particular location. Subsequent investigation often reveals a simple solution to boosting sales such as replacement of signage that has been taken down by a window washer. Timely awareness of problems and simple remedies often make a significant difference torepparttar 133362 amount of sales at retail.

Prepaid Wireless Direct is proud to be leadingrepparttar 133363 way inrepparttar 133364 electronic distribution of prepaid services through retail environment. By delivering unique, industry-first features and benefits, while supporting a growing list of platforms, methods, suppliers, and products. Prepaid Wireless Direct is poised to leadrepparttar 133365 electronic distribution movement intorepparttar 133366 future. In addition to its current suite of products. Prepaid Wireless Direct intends to introduce many more electronic product delivery solutions as it continues to leveragerepparttar 133367 leading technologies to create cutting-edge, customized products for emerging customer segments.

Whether you are a small business retailer or a large retail chain store, Prepaid Wireless Direct hasrepparttar 133368 SMART solutions for you and your customers. Retail licensing provider of walk-in electronic bill payment services for financial banking Bill Payment Institute & Cellular Services Technologies Systems. 866=707-8498

Think about it. This is all about how to increase traffic by deploying innovative strategies to make retailers more competitive with greater option innovations in technology, that hold the promise of generating additional capital to allow retailers to compete more effectively. costs.

Mobile Railway Wheels Turning Device

Written by Alexander Avdenja

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The holder ofrepparttar turning tool is moving torepparttar 133340 wheel surface to be turned andrepparttar 133341 turning process starts.

The surface processed is checked by a locomotive profile gauge.

Locomotive battery can be used asrepparttar 133342 power supply source.

40V voltage is tapped offrepparttar 133343 battery by a portable copper cable of 40 mm???2 and applied to rheostat terminals.

During a wagon wheel turningrepparttar 133344 wheelset preliminary should be lifted by 30 t lifting capacity hydraulic jack and leveled against railhead by 15-25 mm.

Support is placed underrepparttar 133345 wheel being turned.

An actuator is placed underrepparttar 133346 opposite wheel ofrepparttar 133347 wheelset.

One jack is placed onrepparttar 133348 surface ofrepparttar 133349 support body, another - atrepparttar 133350 level ofrepparttar 133351 surface ofrepparttar 133352 actuator body.

The jacks arerepparttar 133353 basic fixing link betweenrepparttar 133354 support and actuator roller againstrepparttar 133355 wheelset turned.

The device is connected to 220 V AC, 40 V and 100 A power supply.

Withrepparttar 133356 aid ofrepparttar 133357 rheostatrepparttar 133358 actuator roller rotation rate is set to minimal - 100 r/min.

According torepparttar 133359 principle of friction gearrepparttar 133360 actuator roller is brought to contact withrepparttar 133361 wheel tread,repparttar 133362 rheostat increasesrepparttar 133363 actuator roller rotation rate andrepparttar 133364 rotation rate ofrepparttar 133365 wheel turned is brought up to 200-240 r/min.

The cutter holder withrepparttar 133366 cup-tip tool is moving torepparttar 133367 surface turned andrepparttar 133368 turning process starts.

The processed surface is checked byrepparttar 133369 wagon profile gauge.

The further turning process is identical torepparttar 133370 previous one.

Video and photos of Mobile Railway Wheels Turning Device you can see at

Alexander is the owner of patents for Mobile Railway Wheels Turning Device and Universal Heating System. For more info visit website at

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