Business Benefits


How Can Smart Safes Help My Business?

Smart-Safes have the potential to save your business time and money while also increasing overall productivity and efficiency. With amazing security features, built in counterfeit detection, and ease of use and configuration - smart safes are the ideal option for any business that wants to streamline its cash management system, regardless of size or industry.

To find out more about how smart safes can benefit your business,
click through the benefits below!

Security

Securing cash is one of the primary responsibilities of a smart safe. Carefully considered design features protect your cash from theft by either employees or burglars.

Internal Theft
Internal Theft
External Theft
External Theft

Internal Theft

  • Internal theft is a bigger problem than customer shoplifting
  • 5% of annual revenue typically lost to employee theft
  • One in three businesses fail as a direct result of internal theft
  • 40% of reported internal theft targets cash *
  • 80% of employees will steal if they are convinced they won't get caught, 10% never steal, and 10% always steal

* http://blog.vs-us.com/employee-theft-statistics-for-small-businesses-infographic


External Theft

  • No employee access to the cash acts as a significant burglar deterrent
  • Pry resistant doors
  • Anti-lock drilling features
  • Locking bolt reinforcement
  • High security locks and keys
  • Tamper siren that connects to store security system
  • B-Rated safe options: ½” steel door, ¼” steel frame

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Counterfeit Detection

Smart safes provide among the most sophisticated bill verification systems available

  • Use near point-of-sale to validate notes as received from the customer immediately
  • Trusted by banks and armored car services to authoritatively validate notes
  • Far greater protection than UV lights or counterfeit pens

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Store Operations

Smart-Safes provide managers and owners with data and service integration to run their businesses efficiently

Real-Time Visibility of
Cash Status
Real-Time Visibility of
Cash Status
Provisional Credit
Provisional Credit
Integrate with
Armored Car
Integrate with
Armored Car
Integrate with POS
Integrate with POS

Real-Time Visibility of Cash Status

  • Web portal tools to view real-time cash status on a computer, tablet, or smart phone
  • Desktop tools to view cash status in-store
  • Ability to monitor multiple safes simultaneously, and across multiple locations
  • Cash trend analysis tools
  • Data breakdown by cashier, by shift, by transaction type

Provisional Credit

  • Money deposited in your smart safe will appear in your bank account
  • Typically requires armored car or value added service provider contract
  • Reduces number of armor car pickups needed per week resulting in additional savings

Integrate with Armored Car

Armor car services such as Dunbar Armored Inc. provide a full suite of smart safe services including web portal, service, field support, and provisional credit programs.

Integrate with POS

  • Allows for the coordination between the point-of-sale system (POS) and the smart safe
  • On-screen guidance for cashiers of when to deposit cash into smart safe to avoid too much exposed cash

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Managerial Time

Save Time & Increase Efficiency
Save Time & Increase Efficiency
Streamline Register Closeouts
Streamline Register Closeouts

Save Time & Increase Efficiency

Managers can spend less time verifying money count, register closeout, and pursuing cash management error investigations. That extra time can be spent on profit generating store activities.

Streamline Register Closeouts

  • Cash till closeout process is often time consuming and stressful
  • Smart safes electronically maintain a perfect count of cash deposited by each cashier
  • Using high speed bill validators, end of day or end of shift closeouts are fast and simple
  • Top quality bill validators used in smart safes ensure there is no error in your cash totals


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