Firearm retailers and shooting ranges have a unique set of requirements for point of sale software including, but not limited to, creating and maintaining accurate acquisition and disposition records.

Retailer and Shooting Range Features

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Let AIM keep track of range reservations, waitlists, members and guests.

  • Comply with all ATF requirements for recording and reporting on acquisitions and dispositions with a complete electronic A&D book and report. AIM automatically tracks all serial numbers simultaneously keeping your electronic A&D book and report current as you conduct your daily business in AIM. Run an A&D report at any time and for any date range.
  • Record, maintain and manage important information within AIM for all firearm transactions such as: NICS, FFL, and 4473 numbers, state ID and concealed carry ID. Integrated e4473 with iTouch Technology.
  • Prevent the acquisition, sale or transfer of a firearm without a serial number.
  • Prevent multiple gun sales to the same customer within a specified time period when required by state and federal law or when additional paperwork must be completed.
  • Customize range functions to the individual range type using multiple ranges and types if desired.
  • Set up multiple membership types with your specific requirements.
  • Track consignments, layaways and trade-ins.
  • Complete a firearm transaction without showing delivery and disposition until the waiting period expires and the firearm is picked up.
  • Take advantage of complete class scheduling and billing features for shooting and safety classes. (Lesson/Appointment Scheduling & Billing module required.)
  • Take advantage of complete gunsmith tracking capabilities. (Repair and Service module required.)
  • Load supplier product catalogs, send electronic purchase orders, receive electronic invoices and check supplier availability from within AIM. (images/-e B2B services required.) Participating suppliers include: 511 tactical, Sports South and RSR Group.

Maximize AIM’s Potential with Add-On Features

    Repair & Service Add-on
  • Prepare work tickets and generate estimates.
  • Track inventory loaned to the customer while the item is repaired.
  • Add multiple repair tickets to the same customer account without leaving the repair ticket window each time a new ticket is saved.
  • Set up a common repairs table, then select from the table when entering tickets.
  • Attach parts to repairs when implementing the common repairs table to save time.
  • View warranty information for items purchased or rented from your store.
  • Assign a technician to the service order.
  • Establish a recommended next-service date, as well as an automatic reminder letter.
  • Assign multiple tickets for a customer to a single, easily accessible master ticket.
    Purchase Order Add-on
  • Enter special orders for customers, then convert them into sales once received.
  • List special orders that have been received but not yet invoiced to the customer.
  • Transfer special-order items that haven’t been received to new or existing orders.
  • Transfer special-order items to your available stock once you receive them.
  • Cancel, reorder or keep new purchase orders open in the event of back orders.
  • View the monthly sales history of any item upon ordering.
  • Compare best accessories prices among multiple vendors; change vendors as needed.
  • Change prices and other information when receiving.
  • Generate reports for order status, back orders and suggested inventory.
  • Print barcodes as you receive purchase order inventory. Barcode printer is required.
  • Print pick lists.
  • Quickly change order, customer and stock shipping addresses.
  • Electronically transfer order, invoice and product availability information with EDI.
    Accounts Payable Add-on
  • Establish up to two levels of discounts on invoices; the best discount available will automatically be used to pay invoices.
  • Pay invoices individually, by vendor or by date.
  • Track COD checks written to vendors.
  • Enter credit memos.
  • Display inventory transferred back to vendors and make cost adjustments.
  • Display a monthly vendor cost analysis for any 12-month period.
  • Consolidate multiple invoices into one for term payments or dating.
  • Print checks from AIM or post manually written checks.
  • View purchase order information when entering invoices.
  • Make cost adjustments to received items.
  • Void checks with ease.
  • Set up multiple checking accounts.
  • Generate invoice aging reports.
    General Ledger Add-on
  • Access complete Chart of Accounts and Control Tables, which may be changed to accommodate the accounting procedures established by you or your accounting firm.
  • Analyze inventory turns and gross profit.
  • Print check registers per checking account and cancel cleared checks in one step.
  • Save ledger details when a month is closed out and maintain them for a full year.
  • Print financial and budget statements by department and store location.
  • Compare the current year to the prior year on the income statement.
  • Create your own income statements with AIM's month-end templates.
  • Generate a monthly tax report showing total taxable sales, tax exempt sales and the sales tax payable for any period.
  • Track ledger discrepancies with discrepancy reports.
  • Take advantage of AIM's ability to export journal entries to Quickbooks™.
    Lesson Scheduling Add-on
  • Create customized schedules that enable multiple lessons per week with different times, instructors and locations.
  • Bill on a flexible weekly, monthly, annual or term schedule.
  • Allow or deny scheduling conflicts by location, instructor or date.
  • Add, swap or remove students from group lessons.
  • Assign start and end dates and automatically remove students from the schedule after the set end date.
  • Define default time increments for lessons in 15-, 30- or 60-minute blocks.
  • Track attendance and select excused or unexcused absence reasons from a table.
  • Print attendance sheets for instructors.
  • Make temporary schedule changes, such as make-up lessons.
  • Invoice and enter payments from students as they are received.
  • Pay instructors in accordance with the percentage they earn from student payments.
  • Add notes directly to the schedule or student record.
  • Generate reports showing total lesson income and amounts paid to the instructor.
  • Offer customers an autopay option for lesson invoices. Integrated credit card processing or Treasury Software is required.
    Long-Term Rentals Add-on
  • Use multiple formulas to calculate payment credit on month-to-month rentals.
  • Track inventory coded as being out on rent and control late charge assessments.
  • Collect rental income and update the inventory record as payments are made.
  • Print coupon books or rental contract statements (MICR coupon availability).
  • Set up contracts for automatic monthly credit card or bank debit payments. Integrated credit card processing or Treasury Software is required.
  • Prepare delinquency notices on demand to improve your collections process.
  • Mark a contract for collection and halt activity or continue adding payments.
  • Exchange inventory on rentals.
  • Establish payoff discounts that are automatically calculated when viewing or posting.
  • Print purchase option letters.
    Short-Term Rentals Add-on
  • Reserve inventory for future short-term rentals with specified pickup and return times.
  • Warn staff members if reserved items have overlapping dates and times.
  • Full reservations into short-term rentals when inventory is picked up or delivered.
  • View availability by category, subcategory, model, SKU and more.
  • Collect deposits upon reservation and refund them when the inventory is picked up.
  • Capture credit card information for security deposits.
  • Run reports of all outstanding short-term rentals, or only those that have not been returned by the specified return date.
  • Extend rental due dates and add late charges when needed.
    Email Add-on
  • Email correspondences or reports from AIM to customers, vendors and employees.
  • Create and transfer templated sales material, letters and labels from Microsoft Word.
  • Create HTML emails, then send to select customers in AIM.
  • Email receipts, invoices, statements, purchase orders and notices, such as reminding customers of their order status.
    Contact Management Add-on
  • Create complete customer and prospective customer records.
  • Note capabilities with date and time stamps for progress tracking.
  • Establish action codes to automatically trigger a call back, follow-up another critical step in servicing your customer base.
  • View daily, weekly and monthly calendars of upcoming activities.
  • Search by company, contact, keywords and several other key identifying fields.
  • Generate reports for daily call logs, first-time calls and follow-ups.
  • Track customer delinquencies and promise-to-pay follow-ups.

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