We are a solutions aggregator for the firearms and sporting good industries. We gather together best in class services that are vetted to be firearms friendly and are open to long term business relationships.
CapriCMW and Firearms Legal Defence are a powerful and firearms friendly combination in the insurance sector. We proudly recommend Capri for your business insurance needs, and recommend Firearms Legal Defence to ALL firearms owners.
Telos Alpha recommends BigCommerce for firearms business online and is a Certified BigCommerce Partner. BigCommerce is a privately owned Software as a Service Company (SaaS) based in Austin Texas and is not only firearms friendly, but offers a best in class collection of solutions for growing firearms businesses.
Telos Alpha recommends WooCommerce for smaller firearms businesses online. WooCommerce is a free and self hosted platform that no one can kick your business off of. With thousands of plugins to add functionality and features to fit any business need, WooCommerce is a great solution for complete control over you e-commerce infrastructure.
Elevon offers some the fastest, lowest hassle onboarding for firearms companies in the world. For over 25 years, Elevon Canada has been offering some of the best rates to Canadian Firearms combines as well. We work with the adjudication teams to ensure they understand that your firearms company is LOW RISK, and can negotiate rates on your behalf that reflect that.
Hike is a leading retail POS software in the cloud with everything you need to run & grow your business. Sell in-store, at retail events, pop-up stores and even online. With all sales channels in one POS software, Hike manages all aspects of your retail business.
Merrco helps businesses thrive by bringing seamless, secure payment solutions to the market and making payments smarter, simpler every step of the way. Whether you sell in-store or online, we have the right payment processing solution for you including eCommerce, virtual terminal, mobile, recurring, card present, gift and multi-currency offerings.
Authorize.net is one of the largest gateways in the world. They are firearms agnostic and highly integrated, so no matter what your e-commerce platform or payments processor, Authoprize.net can get them connected and get the cash flowing.
ClearSale is a fraud management and chargeback protection services company. It analyzes every transaction going through your store using its global database of billions of vetted transaction and looks for suspicious activity. But more than that, it can tell when a customer may have simply made a fat finger mistake and clear a sale that would otherwise get blocked. A powerful and affordable firearms friendly antifraud solution.
Nuvei is a Canadian company that offers both gateway services and POS. Nuvei has an incredible track record of innovation and customer support, and is continually expanding its service offerings to business of all sizes.
Telos Alpha is and has been A+ Certified for over 15 years. Understanding how Cloud, Internet and your Enterprise connect is key to every implementation. From shipping and fulfillment workstations to security systems and onsite servers, we understand networking and IT and can integrate all the pieces of the puzzle into one, clear picture.
We strive for long-term relationships. We partner with our clients to take on risk and share rewards. Bringing the varied parts of your business together and preparing it for its next step, and eventual ascendancy, is what we do. From firearms credit card processing in Canada to firearms friendly advertising options, we can help you grow like never before.
What our customers are saying about their engagements with us.
We approached Telos Alpha due to a need for a new and modern website. Brent and his team helped us retain our data, transfer thousands of products, build the category structures, integrate us with new payment partners, and implemented 301 redirects to maintain our google ranking. I have no regrets about working with Telos Alpha, they provided professional service, brought a wealth of industry knowledge, and built the new site based on feedback they gathered from our team in person. Brent worked closely with us after launch to very quickly address issues, continuously coached me as I learned to resolve the problems myself in anticipation of a handoff. He even set up a test environment so I could experiment with custom code and plugins, without impacting our live site.
On the payment processing side, Hatim worked diligently to get our processing application approved with the limited information we were able to provide and has corrected a few minor issues that have come up since the launch of our new website. He understood the challenges that face firearms companies when it comes to payment processors and leveraged his contacts to get our application approved quickly (as quickly as financial institutions can be expected to move).
Thanks Guys, A+ Job all around, and I hope we can integrate Telos into more of our projects moving forwards.
Payam Khoee - Marstar Canada
Telos Alpha handled our migration from our old legacy cart system. SFRC is one of Canada’s oldest and largest retailers, so you can appreciate the size of this migration. We had first planned to go to Shopify, and then had to turn on a dime when Shopify went anti-firearm. Telos Alpha was able to stay on top of the change, manage our expectations and get us migrated on time and on budget. We are happy to be working with them and appreciate how dedicated they are to the Canadian Firearms Industry.
Ryan Harriman - SFRC
We were extremely fortunate to find Brent Lucas, and Telos Alpha. His knowledge and insight of the Canadian firearms business needs and website design are unmatched. He expertly captured our business brand, refined it, and produced a product light years of our expectations. Brent was able and more than willing to be a mentor and coach on excellent methods of e-commerce business, social media, and overall firearms business strategies.
Rob Frerichs - Gothic Line Armoury
We have been working with Telos Alpha now for 6 months and have had them take on larger and larger roles within our operation. Their services are cost effective and easy to manage, and show real ROI on our investments with them.
Maya Miller - Soley Outdoors
Telos Alpha saved us from the Shopify anti-firearms debacle on 2018, and helped us streamline and survive in a very rough time in the Canadian firearms industry.
Let's face it. Credit card statements are confusing at best and misleading at their worst. In our experience, both inside and outside the firearms industry in Canada and the US, clients look at them passingly as they are handed to
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