Lagos – Local hotels are set to enjoy a reprieve
from some of the major accounting and reconciliation challenges they face in
This follows the launch of a new technology solution by
SlimTrader, Sub-Sahara Africa’s leading turn-key ecommerce solution provider
for businesses, together with Interswitch, the integrated digital payments and
The new innovation, Personal Computer-Point of Sale’
(PC-POS), features on SlimTrader’s ‘MoBiashara for Hotels’ (MFH) platform.
It is aimed at addressing the challenge of accurately
consolidating payments made on their hotel Point of Sale (POS) terminals with
hotel records and room inventory; resorting instead to manual reconciliation.
With SlimTrader’s new PC-POS solution, all POS terminals and
PCs within a hotel can be networked.
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The new feature allows hotels to link their hotel computers
to POS terminals, such that hotel room payments are immediately reflected in
the hotel’s computer and online records.
The Chief Executive Officer of SlimTrader, Femi Akinde, said
PC-POS was part of its vision to facilitate effortless transactions for
businesses across Sub-Sahara Africa.
“In working with hotels, we discovered that they face
significant challenges in tying reservations to offline payments. SlimTrader
gladly took on this challenge and we are pleased that today we can launch this
much-needed solution for the hotel industry in Nigeria, tying multiple payment
terminals to their physical and online reservations,” said Akinde.
SlimTrader for this solution, the Divisional CEO, Switching
and Processing at Interswitch, Akeem Lawal, said their position as Africa's
leading integrated payment and transaction processing company, they were always
seeking new ways to help improve business efficiency with our funds monitoring,
payments collection and fraud management solutions.
“This partnership with SlimTrader is one of the ways we are
bringing our company vision to life,” Lawal said.
- CAJ News