BatchLine POS (formerly Bertline) is the UK trade’s most popular stock management tool for many reasons: it manages your stock, has direct ordering facilities, helps you to return slow-selling lines, streamlines the goods-in process, and runs your tills and cash management for less than £10 per week for one machine with no upfront costs except the till system and other kit. Interested? Contact us for a demo or to find out more.

"Having been gently nursed through the install/upgrade process, we can’t wait to reap the joys of speedy processing of Book Tokens through Open Bravo. No more clicking between screens!  To say nothing of easy ordering EDI from the main distributors – what a difference that will make."
Rosamund De La Hey, The Mainstreet Trading Company, Melrose

— Open Bravo EPOS software is provided free to BatchLine subscribers.
— Easy to use, even by less-experienced staff.
— Features goods-in by automatic invoice processing, scan and auto-check plus other methods.
— Integration with Batch Payments makes sure you have the invoices before goods arrive.
— See Gardners price and availability and order electronically for fast delivery.
— Order directly from suppliers including Argosy, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and PRH (including GBS). 
— Integration with Batch Returns keeps stock current.
— Full stock control includes stocktaking, auto-categorisation, non-book stock options and more.
— Reward customers with Gift and Loyalty cards.
— Synchronise stock to e-commerce platforms with our low-cost web exporter.
— Now fully integrated with National Book Tokens.
Free SMS text and email notifications.
Free custom report writing.
— Prices start at less than £10 a week.
— Backed by the Booksellers Association.

BatchLine versions

New version October 2021: Download version 4.60 to take advantage of new options for gift receipts, close cash reads, ISBN lists and much more. This version will upgrade from version 4.24 upwards: BatchLine 4.60 release notes.

⇒ Generic installation instructions for all updates

To read about the features of each new version, download the release notes:
BatchLine 4.22 (September 2020)
BatchLine 4.23 (October 2020)
* BatchLine 4.24 (November 2020)
* BatchLine 4.30 (April 2021)
* BatchLine 4.50 (July 2021)

Retailers have the option to use the software with or without a touch screen. It is important that you have the correct kit, so speak to us about the recommended till drawer, scanner, PC, etc., before booking an installation. Our recommended suppliers are Laptops Direct for Lenovo PCs and Barcodes for Business, who have a dedicated page for BatchLine kit.

User guides

* Find Batch Suppliers' GLNs here.
* Hire a Koamtac 100 scanner
* How to Pay BatchLine invoices
Info for new BatchLine shops 
* National Book Tokens on OpenBravo
* Open Bravo user guide
Web Exporter release notes
WooCommerce Api and Url set up guide

Got a question? Check out the FAQs

Watch short how-to videos on our YouTube channel.


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