EnSys-Connex Point-of-Sale (POS) system developed by Encorp is shown in black. EnSys-Connex is planned to be made available to all RCs and installed as of 2022. EnSys-Connex will allow RCs to process ALL beverage containers received from consumers under the BCP (alcoholic beverage containers, non-alcoholic beverage containers and refillable).
Self-serve Re-Express Kiosk (and bag drop-off area) is shown in yellow.
As part of our investment in the BCP’s modernization, Encorp has started piloting its EnSys-Connex Point-of-Sale (POS) system. The pilot — which began in April – involves two RCs for eight months. The pilot period will be followed by a gradual roll-out to all RCs across the province — expected to be completed by the end of 2022. EnSys-Connex is the first large investment in technology we are making at the RC level and will provide many tools to you as an RC operator.
EnSys-Connex will be used to process all deposit-bearing beverage containers received from consumers under the BCP (alcoholic, non-alcoholic, and refillable), pay out deposit refunds, and manage commercial accounts and inventory. EnSys-Connex will provide traceability of containers back to the consumer transaction.
For RC operators, there are many benefits in having such detailed information: labour efficiencies in counting and sorting since each container needs only be counted once to have corresponding bulk bag inventories automatically adjusted, faster shipping and reconciliation process since the system will generate shipping labels that can be scanned at pick-up, improved cash management, and better insight into your centre’s operations thanks to reporting tools with the ability to analyze historical volumes, performance data, productivity levels, etc. Plus, your customers will be able to see their container counts live on the terminal screen and offered a receipt. This will reduce counting errors and/or disputes, making life easier for your staff and increasing the transparency of redemption transactions. Finally, your centre will be offered free high-quality count/sort tables designed by Encorp along with your POS equipment.
Most exciting of all, EnSys-Connex will be the backbone of Encorp’s future province-wide Re-Express program, giving RCs who wish t offer a drop & go service to their customers the ability to process and credit bags received from drop & go users. Adding a drop & go kiosk (self-serve customer terminal screen next to a designated bag drop off area) inside your facility is the simplest, most cost-effective, and immediate improvement you can choose when we are ready to roll out our Re-Express branded bag drop technology across New Brunswick (tentatively scheduled for 2023). Other options will include retrofitting your facility to include self-serve drop & go windows or installing self-serve drop & go depots in your parking lot or at satellite locations (similar to the Re-Centre depots currently used for our bag drop pilot project in the Moncton area).