Health and Safety

COVID-19

COVID-19 is a challenging situation for all of us within the Grocery Industry. It has affected us all deeply on a personal level at our homes and schools. Our top priority is the health and wellness of all our customers, partners and associates.

Grocery Point-Of-Sale Software

Your BEST Solution

Providing your customers with the flexibility of paying for their groceries with *any* form of Tender.  ApplePay, SamsungPay, EMVChip, EBT, FuelCards, NFC, Contactless, PaperWic, SmartCard eWic, Online eWic, VISA, MC, AMEX, DISC, Debit, eCheck, Online GiftCards, and any combination of tenders.

Compliance and Security

Your SAFEST Solution

Full compliance and certified across the board.  PCI and PA-DSS certified.  Certified for Federal USDA SNAP and all State eWic programs.  Full Integration provides a quick, low cost solution for Government Entitlement Programs.  No need for costly Stand-Beside Terminals.

Direct Payments Integration

Your QUICKEST Solution

Experience the satisfaction of watching your customers fly through the checkout knowing that your PointOfSale register has *no reliance* on other software middleware to perform a Transaction tender.  You have purchased the Industry’s most powerful Grocery Payment system at the lowest possible price. Seriously.

UPFRONT SOFTWARE INC.

UpFront Software Inc. is primarily a computer software development company that specializes in Grocery Point-Of-Sale and Transaction Processing solutions for the Independent Grocery Industry.  Our engineers and systems development analysts have well over a decade of Information Technology expertise combined with Grocery Industry Experience.

UpFront is partnered with Independent Grocery Solutions companies that provide local Installation, Service, Training and maintenance of your technology investment.  Additionally, our working relationships, Value Added Resellers and Partners include many Industry leaders, executives within the payment processing industry and Fortune 500 companies.  UpFront is a leader in providing Federal and State Government Entitlement Payment solutions to Grocery.

MAINE eWIC CERTIFIED

Support for Maine Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program.

Direct Integration of Maine eWic 2020.

eWic Certified in ALL USA States

eWic Certified in New Jersey for 2020-21

(Georgia coming soon…)

PENNSYLVANIA SMARTCARD eWIC

Certified to offer the State of PA Offline SmartCard eWic.  UpFront communicates directly via the chip that’s located on the recipients Card.

Direct Integration. No StandBeside Terminals Required.

INTEGRATED APPLICATIONS

  • PriceBook
  • Financial Reporting
  • Electronic Journal
  • Receiving
  • Warehouse Interface
  • Accounts Receivable

24/7 MERCHANT SUPPORT

  • 911 Equipment Replacement
  • SMS Text Messaging
  • eMail Communications
  • OnSite Service and Maintenance
  • Qualified Support Representatives
  • Remote Access to Server/Registers

ABOUT UPFRONT SOFTWARE

We are a premier provider of data management systems and services for the public health community. Our diversified mix of services and solutions allows us to operate successfully throughout the United States. We have a vast array of offerings, which gives us a deeper perspective – one we can use to understand the whole picture. Built on family values, we operate with integrity. To us it’s more than just a company on the line, our legacy is at stake.

WIC EBT

900,000

AVERAGE NUMBER OF WIC TRANSACTIONS PROCESSED EACH MONTH

OPERATIONS

99.99%

AVERAGE UPTIME

CUSTOMER REACH

60

NUMBER OF STATES, U.S. TERRITORIES, OR WIC STATE AGENCIES WHERE CDP PRODUCTS ARE USED

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

100%

PERCENTAGE OF PROJECT MANAGERS WHO ARE PMP-CERTIFIED

Store Assistance

  • Support via Mobile Texting, Voice, Remote Internet Access
  • OnSite Hardware Support.  Equipment replacement.
  • 1 on 1 Training and Assistance or TroubleShooting via TeamViewer
  • Qualified Technical Staff

Data Security

System and Data Security

  • Payment Application – Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) Validated.
  • No sensitive Consumer Card Data is Captured or Stored.
  • Certified Installers and Maintenance Staff
  • Maintenance of Firewalls, AntiVirus to keep your system safe.

eCommerce Integration

  • Fully Integrated to eCommerce Applications
  • Auto and Manual Transmission of Price Data File to eCommerce
  • Promotion Data Transmission
  • Push to POS and Curbside

Hardware Compatibility

  • Compatible with Most Receipt Printers USB or Serial
  • Combination Scanner/Scales (with Scale Data Interface)
  • Equinox and Ingenico Lane PinPad Certified
  • 2nd LCD Customer Displays

Secure and Direct Communications with EMV Chip Cards

No reliance on 3rd party semi-integration Software.  UpFront communicates directly with the EMV Chip which results in a faster and more secure method of ‘talking’ to the consumer’s Credit / Debit Card.

Support for all major brands of cellular devices including Samsung and Apple.

UpFront talks to *ALL* Cellular Devices (including wearables!) that your customers walk in with including Contactless, TapnGo, Samsung MST, SamsungPay, ApplePay, NFC.

The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), incl Child Nutrition and SNAP.

Discover how UpFront has developed an integrated environment for Government Entitlement Programs for the SNAP program and eWic.

MERCHANTS THAT USE UPFRONT

The UpFront System is specially designed to operate all aspects of a Grocery store from Price Maintenance, Receiving, Back Office Delivery from WareHouses,  Integrated Accounts Receivable and more.  Additionally, the UpFront System contains a unique Transaction Engine that can talk *directly* to Major Credit Card Processors without the need for 3rd party software and supports all forms of Government Entitlement Payment Systems including SNAP and eWic.  UpFront brings an advanced high volume transaction software engine and provides these solutions as a low cost suite of applications to any sized Grocery Merchant from 1 lane and beyond.  No Merchant is too small to benefit from our products.  Here are just a couple of long term clients that own and operate their Grocery Stores powered by UpFront.

Over 15 Years of Operations

“We own and operate several supermarkets located across Colorado and Kansas. All of our locations have been running the UpFront System for over 15 years. Rick Martin and the guys at UpFront have always been quick to respond to our calls or texts. They are always willing to add new features to the system upon request, even during the chaos of the Pandemic. Thanks for the great support guys!”

Hugh & Denise Brown

Owners and Operators of Several MidWest Grocery Stores

Sign of a Good Product

“Advanced Retail and UpFront have been taking great care of our store technical operations since 2010. The UpFront System handles all aspects of our store in an effortless way. I rarely need to contact them which is a sign of a good product. Thanks for everything you do for us!”

Jessie

Natural Living Center, Bangor Maine