Rapid Scan Till trialled at York ASDA

A new till that will make it faster for cashiers to scan goods at the checkouts has been trialled by ASDA at its York Monk’s Cross outlet.
The Rapid Scan Till has a 360 degrees laser scanner that will always point at a barcode and will allow members of staff at the supermarket to concentrate their efforts on bagging.
Although the difference between this new system and old tills may seem minor, it has been proven to increase processing speeds by up to 300 per cent and could save vital minutes in the Saturday rush.
A trained colleague will always work the scanner and ASDA’s retail director Mark Ibbotson thinks it will prove popular.
“Mums tell us one of the main things they want us to do for them is save them time. We’re always looking at ways we can improve their shopping experience,” he added.
The Rapid Scan Till system may prove as popular as the self-scanning utility available at most supermarkets, which has revolutionised the way many people shop.