Sportsman: Hunting & Firearms
The most compliant, scalable & innovative retail software for gun shops and ranges. With two solutions- Cumulus Retail and Stratus Enterprise- Celerant enables dealers to manage gun sales, A&D books with e4473, range reservations, online sales and digital marketing with ease. Try a free demo of our gun store POS system and retail management software today!
Celerant is a premier provider of gun shop software, including shooting range software, gun store POS systems and firearms dealer software in the United States, serving the firearms industry for close to two decades. Sportsman retailers can leverage our solution’s integrated electronic A&D book, e4473 and digital waivers, easily import products from vendor catalogs such as Sports South, Zanders and RSR, and upload products to 3rd-party marketplaces (e.g.., GunBroker, Guns.com, Amazon, etc). As a preferred software provider of the NSSF and the NRA, we support the hunting, archery, outdoor industry and will continue to do so long-term with our gun store eCommerce and other retail management solutions.
"We've been a preferred software provider of the NSSF & the NRA for about 15 years. Where Celerant excels, is we come in and we are one software provider, with one system and one database- giving dealers the ability to better manage their store, their range, their online marketplaces- and really just run their business more efficiently."
Complete Commerce Features For Firearms Dealers
- Streamline ATF compliance with an integrated application
- Import products and reorder inventory with automated POs
- Sell products in your store or at gun shows with mobile POS
- Manage your range, classes and course scheduling
- Service your customers at the POS for rentals, repairs and buy/trade
- Offer club memberships with ID cards & recurring billing in your gun store POS system
- Display your distributors’ live inventory on your gun shop's eCommerce website with drop shipping
- Promote your website through social media integrations and digital marketing
- Expand online sales by integrating with GunBroker, gun.deals, Guns.com, Amazon, etc.
Gun Shop & Range
Manage Your Entire Store & Range Easily And Efficiently
Through our gun store POS software, firearm dealers like you can easily manage all aspects of your gun shop and range, including course and class scheduling and range management. Create reservations, check in customers, assign specific ranges or lanes, offer memberships, define any required waivers, scan driver’s licenses, accept all major forms of payment and split sales for groups. You can also enable members to reserve lanes online via your Celerant website.
"Celerant handles firearms transactions very well, but beyond that they keep you on the front edge especially on the technology and how we deal with the ATF and the FBI...We all got in this business at Jay’s because we have a passion for being outdoors. Our customers have that same passion so we love exchanging the passion and having the product. Celerant is a huge tool in the tool box so we can do it efficiently and hit the mark."
Electronic A&D Book
Streamline ATF Compliance With An Integrated eBound Book And E4473
Celerant’s complete commerce solutions for firearms dealers include an electronic A&D book fully integrated with the POS. The A&D book automatically records every gun sale, allows you to view the history of any firearm, produces ATF-formatted reports and can be backed up daily. Dealers also have the flexibility to integrate their Celerant point of sale with FastBound’s electronic bound book and e4473, backed by FFLGuard for ATF compliance. Our solutions allow 4473 forms to be completed on any device, while processing NICS background checks in minutes. Beyond that, our solutions prevent transactions when form data in invalid and will scan driver licenses to detect fraudulent IDS.
Offer range memberships with recurring billing
To increase sales and loyalty, firearm dealers can offer memberships to individuals, families, law enforcement or military who frequent your shooting range and classes. You can sell multiple levels of membership with recurring billing, both in store and online; print custom photo ID cards; track member data for promotional and email/postal mail marketing – all from the point of sale.
“We are a gun dealer and were looking for a good platform that can grow with our company. Since we went with Celerant, we about doubled our size without having to increase our infrastructure in order to handle those sales. Celerant grows with us and is adaptable. The touch screen POS is intuitive and easy to train new employees on.”
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"We talked to other firearms dealers about our system, and they're just amazed at some of the things we can do, and some of the tie-ins and partnerships. It's nice to know that you know the registers are going to start up in the morning, and people are going to be able to process their transactions. In our business, we can't do what we do without a powerful database driven software platform- and that's what we found with Celerant."
Create an eCommerce Site to Expand Your Sales
With Celerant, you have the option of two eCommerce solutions that integrate seamlessly with your gun shop POS. Choose from a fully custom design with advanced functionality, or a ready-made gun shop eCommerce site with pre-built website department structure and vendor/distributor integrations. Both solutions let you display and sell your distributor’s inventory online in real-time while enabling your vendors to drop ship directly to your customers. Beyond that and depending on the option you choose, you can include gift card features, course, class and range reservations, FFL locator functions and more.
“Ready-Made” Cumulus eCommerce
- Choose a pre-built department structure
- Consolidate your distributors data in a centralized structure
- Customize data & layout of your site on-the-fly
- Only promote your website- no 3rd party ads
Display live inventory on your eCommerce site with drop shipping
Both eCommerce solutions let you display, consolidate and sell your distributor’s inventory online in real-time while enabling your vendors to drop ship directly to your customers. Beyond that and depending on the option you choose, you can include gift card features, course, class and range reservations, FFL locator functions and more.
Integrate with Popular Online Marketplaces & Auction Sites
Expand your online sales by selling your firearms and accessories on popular online marketplaces & auction sites. Easily push your products to the shopping site with just a few clicks from within your Celerant software, and have your orders flow directly into your Celerant software, with no need for manual data entry.
- Weapon Depot
- gun.deals (formerly Slick Guns)
- Guns.com (coming soon)
“We started having issues with the growth of our company and the current software we had at the time so we needed to find something that was more integrated and can handle our business…Complete integration of the software is the biggest key factor that we’ve needed, and we got it with Celerant.”
Our firearm industry partnerships .
Celerant is a preferred retail software provider for firearms dealer software in the United States. Our partnerships include National Rifle Association (NRA), National Shooting & Sports Foundation (NSSF), SHOT Show, National Association of Police Equipment Distributors (NAPED), Sports Inc., GunBroker, Weapon Depot, Guns.com, FastBound/FFLGuard, Smartwaiver.
Our present and future commitment to the firearms industry
Celerant has supported the hunting, archery, outdoor industry for close to 20 years, and will continue to do so long-term, with compliance as our top focus. Our goal is to enable you to operate more efficiently, comply with the growing regulations and expand your business through innovation and technology.OUR COMMITMENT
Our Commitment to Supporting the Hunting, Archery & Outdoor Industry
Some regard the firearms industry as sensitive due to its past dealings, management and impact. But thanks to the advent of technology, firearms dealers can easily maintain compliance, while becoming a significant contributor to the economy. Celerant has supported this industry and will continue to do so, with compliance as the top initiative. Our goal is to enable hunting, archery and outdoor retailers to operate more efficiently, comply with the growing regulations, and expand their business through innovation and technology.
Our Promise to You
As a preferred retail software provider of the NSSF and the NRA for close to 15 years, Celerant has supported the hunting/outdoor industry and will continue to do so. We will help dealers follow the always-changing regulations and ensure compliance within the industry. Continuously, we enhance our retail FFL software by adding new integrations, partnering with new firearm distributors and online marketplaces, and adding new features to benefit FFL dealers.
With two retail software platforms available—Stratus Retail for larger dealers and Cumulus Retail for smaller dealers— firearm, hunting, archery, fishing and camping retailers can rest easy knowing their software provider is not going anywhere and will continue to support their business and help them grow, for the long-term.
Most recently, we developed integrations to FastBound for electronic bound book and 4473, stamped by FFLGuard, ensuring that dealers logbooks are ATF compliant and up-to-date with regulation changes. This is one of the many new partnerships Celerant has developed to help firearm dealers more effectively manage their retail businesses.
We wanted [a POS system] that would not be static and continue to grow and evolve just as we would…Before everything was manual and now we’re able to scan things in, we’re able to print the tags that we need and the staff finds it easy to operate…It has just allowed us to have a better customer experience when they come in. They’re not waiting, things happen immediately when we pull them up…it has just made it a better experience overall.”
Start Small and Add-On As You Grow
Celerant offers two commerce platforms for firearm dealers. You can start small with Cumulus Retail, which is a more cost-effective solution; add-on features and integrations as you go; and if/when you are ready, take advantage of Celerant’s seamless upgrade to its enterprise platform, Stratus. Choose which solution is right for your business.