Automatic currency counters are common in large stores and small businesses that handle large volumes of cash. These machines count paper money and coins quickly and flawlessly. Although traditional currency counters could only count bills and were restricted by the need for each bill to be oriented correctly, modern machines are flexible and reliable workhorses that work perfectly with few limitations.
If you are considering purchasing a new or used automatic bill counter machine for your business, the following are just a few of the benefits you can experience while using one.
Reduce Human Error
No matter how experienced your workers are, no one is perfect. Even the most methodical worker will occasionally miscount bills while giving out change or closing for the night. If you want to almost completely eliminate human error from your store's cash-handling process, an automatic bill counter should be on your list of future purchases. Whenever an employee needs to give out a significant amount of bills as change or cash back, the bill counter can ensure they give out the right amount. When your employees count all of the cash in each register drawer at the end of the night, the machine can ensure they always report the amount with perfect accuracy.
Improve Workplace Efficiency
It doesn't take long for most employees to count the cash in a few register drawers, but if your business deals in large volumes of cash or you have a lot of registers that get used every day, bill counting can take a significant amount of time. Every time bills are counted, an employee would need to carefully count each bill while paying close attention to the types of bills they have. A machine can do both of these steps in a fraction of the time a person could. If your employees are staying late to count all of the cash in the store at the end of the night, a bill counter can help your employees get out the door in a timely manner.
Catch Counterfeit Bills
No business owner wants to receive a counterfeit bill. These bills can be difficult for employees to catch during busy shifts, but they can't be given to banks and have no real value. If every bill is run through a bill counter with counterfeit detection technology, you can be sure that every customer in your store is paying with real money. Even if you only run large bills through the machine, if you get counterfeit bills on a regular basis, this feature could help pay for the machine and improve your profit margins.
Look for someone who provides used automatic bill counters.