SimpleConsign Overview

What is SimpleConsign?

SimpleConsign is a cloud-based management system for consignment stores, which includes a point of sale (POS) system, consignor access portal, and inventory management, credit card processing, customer history tracking, eCommerce integration, and consignor management capabilities.

SimpleConsign’s POS can process sales, purchases, and consignments in a single transaction, as well as supporting voids, returns, partial payments, and credit card processing for online purchases, and the ability to apply discounts to single items or whole transactions. Items can be searched for by name, ISBN, SKU, or entered manually at time of sale, and transactions can be saved and resumed later on. The system also allows users to put items on layaway, with the option to set minimum down payments and layaway expiry dates, which are tracked by SimpleConsign.

SimpleConsign allows users to manage consignors in a single screen, with inventories, account activity, payout histories, and account balances all presented in one view. Consignors can be paid individually or in batches, with QuickBooks integration allowing for check payments to consignors. Donated items can also be marked directly from the consignor view. Items can be added to consignor inventories individually or in batches, with drop-down menus for entering brands, colors, and sizes. Consignor inventories and store inventories can be tracked separately, and searched using keywords including item names, brands, categories, and colors.

SimpleConsign offers a consignor portal, through which consignors can access their accounts in real time, and view their recent items, expiring items, donations, and returned items. Users can create and store multiple contracts and assign different contracts to consignors, who can view and print these through the portal. Users can customize the consignor portal with their own logo and URL, and can also charge a monthly fee to consignors for portal access.

SimpleConsign Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$129.00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

15-day free trial, no credit card required.

SimpleConsign Basic: $129 per location per month

SimpleConsign Standard: $179 per location per month

SimpleConsign Professional: $279 per location per month


SimpleConsign Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, Australia
Supported Languages
English

Media

Customers can be given reward points, based on their spending, and users can set reward tiers to define the worth of points
Consignors can be offered access to their accounts online, with users able to charge a fee for this service
Users can view consignor account balances, payout histories, inventories, and account activity in a single screen in SimpleConsign
SimpleConsign also includes integrated credit card processing capabilities
Customer transactions are automatically stored in SimpleConsign, with customer details including name, email address, and notes
SimpleConsign allows users to search inventories using keywords including name, brand, category, color, and more
SimpleConsign can be used for layaways, with the option to take minimum payments and set expiry dates
SimpleConsign includes a point of sale (POS) system, which can process buying, selling, and consignment of items in a single transaction
SimpleConsign video SimpleConsign screenshot: Customers can be given reward points, based on their spending, and users can set reward tiers to define the worth of points SimpleConsign screenshot: Consignors can be offered access to their accounts online, with users able to charge a fee for this service SimpleConsign screenshot: Users can view consignor account balances, payout histories, inventories, and account activity in a single screen in SimpleConsign SimpleConsign screenshot: SimpleConsign also includes integrated credit card processing capabilities SimpleConsign screenshot: Customer transactions are automatically stored in SimpleConsign, with customer details including name, email address, and notes SimpleConsign screenshot: SimpleConsign allows users to search inventories using keywords including name, brand, category, color, and more SimpleConsign screenshot: SimpleConsign can be used for layaways, with the option to take minimum payments and set expiry dates SimpleConsign screenshot: SimpleConsign includes a point of sale (POS) system, which can process buying, selling, and consignment of items in a single transaction

SimpleConsign Reviews

SimpleConsign Reviews

Overall rating
4.8
/
5
Excellent
264

Very good
46

Average
9

Poor
4

Terrible
0

Value for Money
4.4
Features
4.4
Ease of Use
4.7
Customer Support
4.8
96% recommended this app
Eric jackson S.

Early Adopter Here

We've been very pleased with everything about this software. Most importantly (in my book) their customer service is VERY responsive and extremely helpful. Considering how much our operations rely upon their interface, any downtime would be catastrophic. The handful of times that we have had issues, they really have dropped everything to work with us to get it resolved in short order. That means pretty much everything for our store.


Suzanne W.

Excellent Product

Excellent. We moved from a Google Sheets entry system to Simple Consign and it has made our lives much easier.


Kim K.

Outstanding Product

Overall, our experience with SimpleConsign has been positive. I highly recommend this software. Plus, the staff support is superior. No matter what the challenge a support person is responsive to our needs. THANKS!


Mara E.

Simple Consign has all the core elements we need to power our new business.


Michelle C.

Easy to Use and I know where I stand daily!

So, So glad I switched!


Eric jackson S.
Industry: Retail
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Early Adopter Here

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 13/08/2018
Review Source: Capterra

We've been very pleased with everything about this software. Most importantly (in my book) their customer service is VERY responsive and extremely helpful. Considering how much our operations rely upon their interface, any downtime would be catastrophic. The handful of times that we have had issues, they really have dropped everything to work with us to get it resolved in short order. That means pretty much everything for our store.

Pros

The software is very intuitive. We switched our software over from a piece-built Access system back in 2013, and there was a learning curve for staff, but it went very smoothly. For a high-volume consignment based store with over 7,000 consignors, I can't imagine using anything else. Additionally, being cloud-based means that when we have technological complications on one computer, we still have functionality.

Cons

There have been a few tweaks and customization changes that we have requested from the company that either haven't happened or have taken a long time to implement. Please understand, this is a minor issue, and they have become a very large company so we don't expect special treatment. The fact that this is the thing I like "least" is more testament to how great the bulk of our experience has been.

Response from Traxia

Thanks so much Eric. What a terrific review! We really appreciate you taking the time. We tweak and make changes to the system based on the number of requests we receive for a particular feature. We truly want SimpleConsign to be a customer-driven system. Believe me, we're listening to all of your suggestions. Thanks again.

Rating breakdown

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Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Suzanne W.
Industry: Retail
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Excellent Product

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 10/08/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Excellent. We moved from a Google Sheets entry system to Simple Consign and it has made our lives much easier.

Pros

Easy to install and set up. Lots of flexibility in use. Keeps track of hundreds of consignors and thousands of products

Cons

Limited search options - i.e. in layaway. No fuzzy logic - for example, if a product name is misspelled, the program will not find it.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of Use
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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Kim K.
Industry: Fine Art
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Outstanding Product

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 26/08/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, our experience with SimpleConsign has been positive. I highly recommend this software. Plus, the staff support is superior. No matter what the challenge a support person is responsive to our needs. THANKS!

Pros

SimpleConsign software is easy to use. We are able to efficiently input and track inventory for nearly 200 artists, create reports for sales and fundraising events. Consignor Payouts are now quickly generated which streamlines the whole commission process.

Cons

It would be great if Traxia (SimpleConsign) could track memberships. Otherwise, there isn't anything negative about the software that leaps to mind.

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Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Mara E.

Simple Consign has all the core elements we need to power our new business.

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 11/12/2017
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

We are a combination of consignment, resale and retail. I love that SimpleConsign supports all of these types in both POS and overall inventory management. It is also fairly easy to train our new staff on POS components of the system. Also I'm very happy with the level of customer support from the Traxia team.

Cons

Because I have a software design and development background, I am perhaps more critical than most. I find many of the workflows very clunky and some of the interfaces do not follow UX best practices -- resulting in user errors that shouldn't happen. It doesn't feel like user-centered design.

Many times when I'm trying to figure out how to get the system to support the tasks I want to do, I long for a peek at your schema and object model. The data relationships aren't always clear and results are often not what I would expect.

I would love for the software to work better with and on multiple devices.

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Ease of Use
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Michelle C.
Industry: Furniture
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Easy to Use and I know where I stand daily!

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 28/07/2020
Review Source: Capterra

So, So glad I switched!

Pros

My store does consign and new product and simple consign handles it all! I used a different product for a number of years and keeping track of my new items was a nightmare. I love how easy Simple Consign is to keep track of all of our new inventory and to make changes. The History portion is very helpful. Simple Consign has easy integration with my online store. The fact that Simple Consign gives you a daily record of your COGS without having to pull multiple reports is one of its best features. It is so easy that I was able to get rid of my bookkeeper who waded through multiple reports on my previous software. The consignment process is easy and straightforward to use. We have always had quick and friendly technical support, even with our stupid questions. Highly recommend this software particularly if you choose to carry some new product.

Cons

I would love it the POS system integrated with your choice of a credit card company. Reports can be a challenging to figure out at first.

Response from Traxia

Thanks Michelle! We are continually looking at new processors to fit our customers needs. Thank you so much for being a great partner, and we look forward to many more years of success!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
9.2/10
Based on 323 user ratings
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SimpleConsign Pricing

SimpleConsign Pricing

Starting from
US$129.00/month
Free Trial
Subscription
Value for money

15-day free trial, no credit card required.

SimpleConsign Basic: $129 per location per month

SimpleConsign Standard: $179 per location per month

SimpleConsign Professional: $279 per location per month

15-day free trial, no credit card required.

SimpleConsign Basic: $129 per location per month

SimpleConsign Standard: $179 per location per month

SimpleConsign Professional: $279 per location per month

Value for Money
4.4/5
Based on 323 user ratings
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SimpleConsign Features

SimpleConsign Features

API
Accounting Integration
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Calendar Management
Customer Database
Customisable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Document Management
Document Storage
Electronic Payments
Inventory Management
Inventory Tracking
Invoice Management
Reminders
Reporting & Statistics
Search Functionality
Third Party Integration
Features
4.4/5
Based on 323 user ratings
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Additional information for SimpleConsign

Additional information for SimpleConsign

Key features of SimpleConsign

  • API for eCommerce integration
  • Automatic data backups
  • Consignor access portal
  • Consignor management
  • Contract management
  • Custom URL
  • Customer Notes
  • Customer buying habit tracking
  • Dealer Remote Item Entry
  • Discount management
  • Individual and batch consignor payments
  • Individual and batch inventory entry
  • Integrated credit card processing
  • Inventory keyword search
  • Inventory management
  • Layaways
  • Multi-location support
  • Open API available in our Standard and Professional Plans
  • Point of sale (POS) system
  • QuickBooks integration
  • Reward points system
  • Saved transactions
  • Stores customer transactions
  • eCommerce Options

Benefits

The point of sale allows users to buy, sell, and consign items in a single transaction, with options for split payments, voids, returns, and single item or whole transaction discounts.

View consignor account balances, payout histories, inventories, and account activity in a single screen, with the ability to add inventory items and pay consignors individually or in batches.

Inventories can be searched using name, brand, category, color, and other keywords, with the ability to track store and consignment inventories separately.

Track and store customer transactions, including customer names, email addresses, mailing addresses, and any notes or special instructions.

Items can be put on layaway, with the option to set minimum down payment percentages and standard layaway lengths, with SimpleConsign tracking expiration dates.

Loyalty system offers reward points based on dollars spent, with the ability to specify reward tiers.

Consignor credit and store credit can be used across multiple store locations.

SimpleConsign FAQs

SimpleConsign FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for SimpleConsign.

Q. What type of pricing plans does SimpleConsign offer?

SimpleConsign offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$129.00/month

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Available

15-day free trial, no credit card required. SimpleConsign Basic: $129 per location per month SimpleConsign Standard: $179 per location per month SimpleConsign Professional: $279 per location per month

Q. What are the main features of SimpleConsign?

SimpleConsign offers the following features:

  • API for eCommerce integration
  • Automatic data backups
  • Consignor access portal
  • Consignor management
  • Contract management
  • Custom URL
  • Customer Notes
  • Customer buying habit tracking
  • Dealer Remote Item Entry
  • Discount management
  • Individual and batch consignor payments
  • Individual and batch inventory entry
  • Integrated credit card processing
  • Inventory keyword search
  • Inventory management
  • Layaways
  • Multi-location support
  • Open API available in our Standard and Professional Plans
  • Point of sale (POS) system
  • QuickBooks integration
  • Reward points system
  • Saved transactions
  • Stores customer transactions
  • eCommerce Options

Q. Who are the typical users of SimpleConsign?

SimpleConsign has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Non Profit, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does SimpleConsign support?

SimpleConsign supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does SimpleConsign offer?

SimpleConsign has the following pricing plans:

Subscription

Q. Does SimpleConsign support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices SimpleConsign supports

Q. What other apps does SimpleConsign integrate with?

SimpleConsign integrates with the following applications:

QuickBooks Online Advanced, Shopify

Q. What level of support does SimpleConsign offer?

SimpleConsign offers the following support options:

Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials, FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base