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Stock Transfers Improved

ROBOTILL improved multiple branch support and stock transfers between branches. Version 7.05 of the ROBOTILL Point of Sale Software system was just released and is is available for download.

Branch updates (new products, prices, etc) and transfer instructions are now received automatically throughout the day (with previous versions it was only downloaded automatically once a day or when requested by the user).

In ROBOTILL Manager it is also now easy to see when new transfer instructions are received.


Data can also be received and reports can be uploaded to the head office without needing any user interaction at the branch. This is useful when there is only a cashier at the branch and no manager to log into ROBOTILL Manager.

Other enhancements in version 7.05.00:
New Stock Sales report added to the Branch Module at the head office.Logging of branch transfers and updates improved to help solve problems faster.New Branch Updater added that runs as a background process at the branch.In th…

Change VAT but keep original prices

In a previous article we explained how easy it is to do the VAT change from 14% to 15% in South Africa if you are using the ROBOTILL Point of Sale System. We have received a couple of requests from customers that want to change the VAT, but keep the original price including VAT the same. This article explains how to do this.

If you want to change your VAT from 14% to 15% but keep your Price Including Tax the same - with other words you want to decrease your base price so that customers pay the same price as before, then follow these steps:

Step 1: Change VAT from 14% to 15% - click here to see how Your prices will not be slightly higher. Your product prices did not change, but as your VAT increased with 1%, your prices including tax went up.

Step 2: Change your prices back From ROBOTILL Manager, go to 'Products and Stock' > 'Price Maintenance and Specials'.


Before you select any products, in the 'New Items Settings' section, enter -0.87 for the 'Increas…