ECRS values form the foundation of the way we do business. Our mission, our vision, and our statement of philosophy help to articulate how those values guide our relationships with one another, our customers, and our community.
To build a sustainable technology company driven by purpose.
We can achieve this mission by:
- Pursuing pragmatic innovation in our products and processes.
- Helping our retail clients achieve and maximize their economic success and financial security.
- Providing retail consumers with a fast, informative, and delightful shopping experiences.
- Fostering a fulfilling work environment where team members can create, learn, and grow.
- Optimizing long-term positive returns for all of our stakeholders.
- Striving to leave our customers, families, communities, country, and planet better than we found them.
ECRS creates innovative retail transaction systems that enhance the individual productive power of all who use them. We strive to amaze, delight, liberate, and empower both retailers and consumers with our technology.
We seek to exemplify the transformative outcomes that are possible through independence, entrepreneurship, and free enterprise.
By recognizing the value, creativity, self-direction, and output each employee contributes, ECRS reaches for measurable financial growth, innovative cultural development, and domination of the markets we serve.
We’re in the retail automation business for the long haul, and we need profits to sustain this far-reaching effort. We believe our profits should always derive from the value that we create and deliver to our customers. Therefore, we manage our business in a long-term context, as an integrated whole, with the ultimate objective of rewarding our customers with amazing solutions and ourselves with sustaining profits.
To have excellent products, services, and client relations, we must have outstanding employees. To attract and retain outstanding employees, we must reward them financially and create an environment where they can innovate, learn, grow, and enjoy their careers immensely.
We know that change is necessary for progress – and we embrace it. However, our values are unchanging because they’re central to our corporate character.
There are nine primary values at ECRS; these values are intrinsically linked together. To fully act on any one of these values, you must also act consistently with the other values. They empower each team member to act with clarity and self-confidence. We believe that an individual’s character is of critical significance to our overall corporate character, and our ability to achieve our vision and mission depend on that character.
Self-direction and autonomy in the workplace is our goal.
Micromanagement is two people doing the job of one and is a drain on productivity, energy, and morale. ECRS seeks to hire, and invest in, the best and brightest people who are capable of managing their time, work, and life to make the most of each day.
We wish to promote a positive energy in our workplace and reject negativity when it is exhibited by the people we work with and/or when we sense it in ourselves.
We aspire to increase our positive energy by seeking first to understand the perspectives of others. Great things happen when we listen to our customers and to each other. We have learned that when we truly listen to customers and understand their needs, they constantly lead us to new opportunities, from subtle improvements in customer service, to new product lines that open up exciting growth prospects for our company.
Recognize and Reward.
At ECRS, each employee is entrusted with performing their work as an independent executive and is expected to contribute their unique capabilities every day to our success. New members to our team may find it odd when they’re not told what to do, but instead, are expected to step up, be creative, and find real and actionable ways to contribute to the company.
At ECRS, effective individual contributions are deeply valued, publicly praised and independently rewarded in a spectrum of ways.
We aspire to eliminate internal conflict and points of deceleration in our company. We understand that inertia is unsustainable and that the constant pursuit of improvement is essential. We strive each day to make ourselves a part of the momentum to improve and to find ways to reduce friction.
The truth lies in the numbers and we are each accountable for what those numbers reveal. At ECRS, we determine the feasibility of our products, the efficacy of our processes, the performance of our individuals, and the success of our company based on the real and measurable. It’s not enough to say something is great, we must have the numbers to back up the statement. To make it around here, you’ve got to measure up.
Make Your Job Meaningful.
We believe that every position at ECRS is equally responsible for the ultimate success of our company and that our work is as much about a search for daily meaning, as it is for daily bread.
At ECRS, we each seek ways to maximize the meaningfulness of our jobs to our customers, to our teammates, and to ourselves. We recognize that we all possess the power to create value; that we are solely responsible for what we choose to do with each day, and that finding purpose in our lives, and in what we do, directly connects to many other aspects of our well-being.
Be Creative. Be Bold.
Great ideas can only come to fruition when we offer each other the trust and freedom to fully explore them. ECRS aspires to create a space where the status-quo is questioned, an open dialogue is promoted, and all ideas are given fair consideration. We endeavor to harness the creative energy of all employees and promote the spirit of fun. Creativity is not just about doing something different, it is about doing something better.
Good Guys Finish First.
We strive to create strong and lasting relationships with our teammates and our customers. We honor our promises, whether those be on a contract or in a handshake. We constantly seek out ways to widen our own circles of influence and to do the most good, within our company and within the world we live in. The right way will not always be the easiest, fastest or most appealing choice but it’s the only way we choose to run the race.
The Best is Yet to Come.
ECRS’ greatest goal is to get better through our people, products, and mission. We do not know what the future holds for us but we continue to press on into the unknown, empowered by the strong foundation behind us, eager to meet the challenges at hand, embracing the transformations in our company and in ourselves, and truly believing that the best is yet to come.