INTRODUCING MULTIPLE CASH DRAWERS
It may be come necessary for Dealers to create and maintain multiple case drawers. For example:
- The Dealer may have separate "point of sale" cash drawers (ie Merchandise section / Parts section / Service section) physically on the premises and each section looks after balancing their own till at the end of the day.
- By setting up each "point of sale" cash drawer as a separate cash drawer on Blackpurl, it will allow the end of day balancing to be a lot simpler to process.
Setting up the Multiple Cash Drawers
Setup will only need to be done once or whenever you need to add an additional Cash Drawer.
- From the Blackpurl Header > click on > System Settings
- From the System Setting Dashboard > click on
- Blackpurl will be automatically have a default Cash Drawer - Main cash drawer
- To add new Cash Drawer, simply click on and the Add a new drawer window will pop up for you to give the new Drawer a name and then click on
- Once you have completed the setup, all cash drawers will list:
- On each Cash Drawer you can see the status of the Cash Drawer ie Active
- To edit, simply click on for the Edit Cash Drawer window to pop up. Once you have made your changes, don't forget to click on
- Once the multiple Cash Drawers have been setup, the first time each user clicks on on a Customer Order, they will be prompted to select to set their default Cash Drawer:
- Next time they use the Checkout section on a Customer Order, it will be automatically be set to their default Cash Drawer. In our example below we set the default for this user to Parts Counter:
- If the user moves around to different sections at your dealership, the user can change the cash drawer to suit by clicking on .
CHANGES TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MULTIPLE CASH DRAWERS
Blackpurl has had to change how we handled and store multiple cash drawers on the database. Prior to update 2.7.0 (released June 2019) we stored the multiple cash drawers as a UUID (universally unique identifier) on the database.
After update 2.7.0 - we are now storing them locally in the browser cookies - therefore we will now need to preserve the browser cookies.
How to Preserve the Cookies on your Computer
Managing browser cookies will vary from browser to browser.
- From the Google Chrome menu in the top right corner of the browser > select Settings
- Scroll to the bottom of the Settings page > click Advanced
- From the Advanced > Privacy and security section > select Site Settings
- Under Permission section > click Cookies
- From the Firefox Tools menu in the top right corner of the browser > select Options
- From the Option menu, select Privacy & Security
A. Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed - this checkbox should remain unchecked
Then scroll to the History section:
For the other browsers, please click on this link - https://kb.iu.edu/d/ajfi - to find out how to preserve the Cookies on your computer.