PDI Technologies, a global convenience retail software company, announced new solutions and programs to connect operations and address critical industry challenges. According to a company press release, the expanded offerings “further the PDI mission of ‘connecting convenience’ across all parts of the ecosystem.”
"The convenience industry is in the midst of rapid transformation, and our customers are seeking innovative solutions to help navigate these changes," said Linnea Geiss, chief operating officer, PDI. "PDI is committed to fostering continuous progress by investing in integrated solutions designed to drive greater business value and growth for our customers."
Among the new solutions and programs, PDI point of sale (POS) is now available in North America. The software platform provides POS, self-checkout and foodservice capabilities. Pilot programs are in development, with wider availability in the United States planned for 2024.
"As consumer preferences change and the convenience industry embraces more options to accelerate transformation, we're excited to be at the forefront of supporting customers in scaling their markets across the globe," said Brad McGuinness, SVP, point of sale solutions, PDI. "Our cloud-centric POS solution can work with existing hardware, which means retailers can modernize their systems without having to make additional investments in their physical devices."
Other services announced include:
- PDI Firewall as a Service (small branch): Smaller distributed businesses may now use this network security solution.
- PDI Retail Site Management Subscription: This solution is now available to convenience store retailers within a subscription model.
- PDI Sustainability Partner Packages: Four new subscription-based packages that scale with various features to help businesses meet their sustainability goals.
- New PDI Enterprise programs for operational efficiency: PDI now connects its customers with effective task compliance tools from Jolt to improve daily employee processes.
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