NorthClark Computing, Inc.
  P.O. Box 2096, Oregon City, OR   97045
503.632.5671    Fax:  503.632.5688
 

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NorthClark applications are designed to enhance and extend the life of your Manfact* ERP System.   Increase productivity with added functionality, a familiar spreadheet interface, flexible search features, and integration with Microsoft Office.

Current Products:   
Product Overview Flyer:  PDF
ENGINEERING: Bill of Material, Bill of Material and Where-Used Reporting, Parts Query, Routing Maintenance
FINANACE: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable Reporting, Cost Estimating, General Ledger Entry, Project Workbench
MANUFACTURING: Inventory History Query, Inventory Reservations, Work Order Batch Release, Work Order Entry and Reporting
MARKETING: Sales Order Pricing, Sales Order Workbench
PLANNING: Capacity Planning, MRP Planned Order Release, Sales Forecasting
PURCHASING: Buyer's Workbench, Purchase Order Approval, Purchase Order Confirmation, Supplier Portal
QUALITY CONTROL: Quality Control, Receipts Entry, Supplier Corrective Action Requests, Supplier Messaging
SYSTEM UTILITIES: Currency Exchange, Data Warehouse Management, File Audit, Universal Notes, Word DOC to PDF
ENGINEERING
Bill of Material Maintenance
and Parts Master Update
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A flexible spreadsheet format allows the user to easily add and delete items or change the structure of a multi-level bill of material.   Bill of Material structures may be imported from an Excel spreadsheet, providing integration with virtually any CAD application.   Efficiently update the Manfact Bill of Material (BOM), Engineering Bill of Material (ENGBOM), and Work Order Bill of Material (WOBOM) files.   View and update all standard and custom fields in the BOM and PARTS files.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    Presentation    User Guide:  PDF
Bill of Material and Where-Used Reporting       Return to Product List   

Select one of the built-in reports, or create your own custom Report Map.   Choose to explode, summarize, or normalize your results.  

Standard reports include:

    - Indented Bill of Material
    - BOM Sales Order/Quote Impact Analysis
    - BOM Reference Designator Detail
    - Summarized Bill of Material
    - Indented Where-Used
    - WU Sales Order/Quote Impact Analysis.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Part Number Search       Return to Product List   

Search for a Part Number using 8 different criteria.   Use "wildcarding" to search using a portions of the Part Number of Description.

List the contents of a specific Location or Bin.

Display part information, including inventory availability, and on-hand quantities by lot number and bin location.

Paste the selected Part Number into any Manfact application.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guide:  PDF
Routing Maintenance       Return to Product List   

Maintain Manfact BOO records.   View cost impact of proposed lot size changes.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    Presentation    User Guide:  PDF
FINANACE
Accounts Payable       Return to Product List   

The Accounts Payable Workbench includes the following key features:

    - Entry of "Unmatched" Accounts Payable Invoices.
    - Support for Invoices with Multiple Purchase Order Numbers.
    - Point and Click / Drag-and-Drop Invoice Matching.
    - Automatic Invoice Matching.
    - Receiving Electronic Invoices (EDI or XML).
    - Option to Automatically Distribute Freight and Sales Tax Amounts to Line Items.
    - Optimizes "Date to Pay" Calculation.
    - Electronic or Printed Checks, with Check Reconciliation.
    - Accounts Payable Reporting.
Additional Information
User Guides (PDF):   Workbench     Payments     Reporting
Accounts Receivable Reporting       Return to Product List   

Produce collections, aging and payment reports.   Select one of the built-in reports, or create your own custom Report Map.

Standard reports include:

    - Accounts Receivable Collections Report
    - Accounts Receivable Detail Aging
    - Accounts Receivable Payment Detail
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Cost Estimating Module       Return to Product List   

The Cost Estimating Module is designed to help you create accurate project cost estimates utilizing your existing Manfact Data such as Bills of Material, Routings, Vendor Quotes, Purchase Records, and Work Order Histories.   The estimate is calculated with user-defined parameters such as Labor and Overhead Rates, Mark Up Percent, Escalation Rate, Complexity Factors, and Cost Of Money.   The hiearchial environment allows costs to be rolled up and reported at all levels.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    Presentation    User Guide:  PDF
General Ledger Entry       Return to Product List   

Import transactions from an Excel spreadsheet to create General Journal Entries.  
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guide:  PDF
Project Workbench       Return to Product List   

Search, create and update Projects.   Explode the Project Cost Analysis to any desired level in the Project Structure.   Project Cost information including Budget, Actual and Estimate at Complete is available by Project and Resource.  Drill-down to Transaction Detail for selected Resources.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
MANUFACTURING
Inventory History Query       Return to Product List   

Provides inventory usage statistics by period, including Beginning Balance, Manufacturing Usage, Shipments, Receipts, Scrap, Adjustments, and Ending Balance, along with recent Sales Order and Work Order activity.  Includes printing and Excel export features.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Inventory Reservations       Return to Product List   

This manual inventory reservation system includes a powerful search query and an ATP display.   Reserve material for special purposes without creating a work order or sales order.  
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF
Work Order Batch Release       Return to Product List   

A list of proposed work orders, based on the bill of material structure, is displayed in spreadsheet form for the user’s review.   Review on-hand balances for each sub-assembly, then click to add/remove work orders from the list.  
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guide:   PDF
Work Order Entry and Reporting       Return to Product List   

Search, create, and update Work Orders.   Generate a Work Order As-Built Analysis to identify discrepancies between the Bill of Material and actual material usage.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
MARKETING
Sales Order Pricing       Return to Product List   

Selling prices for each Customer Type are calculated automatically by the system based on user-defined mark-up percentages.  
Additional Information
Application Helps:   Windows Help
Sales Order Workbench - Order Entry and Fulfillment       Return to Product List   

The Sales Order Entry function allows you to create and modify customer orders, and the Order Fulfillment process is used to commit inventory to orders, and release orders for shipment.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
PLANNING
Capacity Planning and Scheduling       Return to Product List   

This tool is designed to help you manage the production schedule, and identify situations where your available resources may be over or under utilized.   Your schedule may include labor and/or machine hours using any combination of Manfact Work Orders, MRP Planned Orders, and Project Budgets.   Includes graphing, printing, and Excel export features.
Click on the icon or link above to view a factsheet with further information for this product, including some screen shots.  
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guide:  PDF
MRP Planned Order Release       Return to Product List   

Allows Buyers and Planners to quickly respond to Planned Order recommendations and Exception Messages generated by the Manfact Material Requirements Planning process.   Generate XML documents for Supplier Forecast and Order Release notifications.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Sales Forecasting       Return to Product List   

Maintain forecast by Customer.   Update Manfact’s Sales Forecast and Master Production Schedule.   Calculate projected revenue for forecast and actual orders.   Create forecast accuracy and analysis reports.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guide:  PDF
PURCHASING
Buyer's Workbench       Return to Product List   

Procurement Workflow Management.  Requisition Maintenance.   Purchase Order Entry.  Requests for Quote.   Sealed and Auction Style Bidding.   Award Based on Price and QCD Criteria.   Generate PO/RFQ as PDF and Email to Suppliers.   Automatically Prepare and Email Regret Notices to Suppliers.   Supplier Maintenance.   Supplier Performance Tracking (QCD).  Contract Pricing.   View Purchasing History.   Link Drawings and Other Attachments to a PO or RFQ Line Item.   Maintain All Documents and Attachments in the BWB Data Store.   Supports your custom fields in PO, Vendor, and Requisition files.   Integrated with Supplier Portal for Web Based Communication.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guides (PDF):   Workbench     Queries     Supplier Maintenance
Purchase Order Approval       Return to Product List   

Sarbanes-Oxley got you down?   Impress your auditors with this powerful rules-based electronic purchase order approval system.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    User Guide:   PDF
Purchase Order Confirmation       Return to Product List   

Generate Excel spreadsheets and automatically email to Suppliers requesting confirmation of upcoming delivery dates for open purchase orders.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF    Application Helps:   Windows Help
Supplier Portal   (Internet Add-on for Buyer's Workbench)   Return to Product List   

Web Based Access for Invited Suppliers.   Visibility to Quality and Delivery Performance History.   View / Download RFQ’s and Related Attachments.   Submit Questions to Buyer On-line.   Place Bids (Auction or Sealed).   Monitor Bidding Prior to Blackout Period.   Review and Respond to Non-Conforming Material Notices.   View / Download PO Documents and Related Attachments.   Submit Requests for Profile Change.   View / Download Legal and Informative Documents.
Additional Information
Flyer:  PDF
QUALITY CONTROL
Quality Control       Return to Product List   

The Quality Control Workbench is designed to streamline the inspection process by reducing data entry time, and providing quick access to current and historical quality information.   Enter details about the inspection, including Manufacturer information.   Accept, reject, and disposition Q/A lots.   Move parts out of the Q/A inventory location.   Locate drawings and other electronic files in a data store with information organized by Part Number.   Generate an Inspection Report.

Complemented by the Supplier Corrective Action Notice (SCAR) application.
Additional Information
Presentation    User Guide:  PDF
Receipts Entry       Return to Product List   

A Purchase Order Search feature combined with a point-and-click style receiving process designed to improve accuracy and reduce data entry time.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Supplier Corrective Action Requests       Return to Product List   

Formalizes communication with Suppliers when reporting quality failures.   May impact supplier performance rating without generating a debit memo.   Obtain Supplier feedback via the Supplier Portal Web Site.

Complements the Quality Control application.
Additional Information
Presentation    User Guide:  PDF
Supplier Messaging       Return to Product List   

Notify Suppliers when items are received late, and when non-conforming material notices have been dispatched.   Messages are posted to a queue where they may be reviewed and updated by the Buyer.   Messages are reported on an Excel spreadsheet which is automatically emailed to the Supplier.
SYSTEM UTILITIES
Currency Exchange       Return to Product List   

Automatically update Manfact Foreign Currency Exchange Rates.   Uses the XIGNITE Currencies web service to retrieve daily Currency Exchange Rates for conversion of your Base Rate to one or more Foreign Currency Rates, without requiring manual entry.
Data File Audit Utility       Return to Product List   

The NorthClark Data Audit Utility allows you to track changes to any Universe data file.  Once enabled, an Audit file is automatically updated each time a record is added or modified.   This can be an invaluable tool for IT professionals when trying to diagnose problems.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Data Warehouse Management       Return to Product List   

The Data Warehouse Management application provides a convenient way to view, update, and print files within the various Data Stores utilized by the NorthClark system.  Data Stores may contain virtually any type of electronic file, including drawings, images, documents, and spreadsheets.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF
Universal Notes       Return to Product List   

Create a notes file as a companion to your Parts Master or any other Manfact file to store both public and private comments.   While in an ELF screen, use the branch function to view or update the notes for the record you are currently updating.   The Universal Notes screen gives you powerful editing features, including copy/paste and word wrapping, and also includes a print option.
Word Document to PDF       Return to Product List   

The "Word Document to PDF" application was created to allow for centralized production of PDFs from Word Documents, simplifying setup and support requirements, and possibly reducing licensing costs.  Installed on a single computer, "Word Document to PDF" watches a folder for specially formatted Message files, then automates Word to produce PDFs using commercially available applications such as Adobe Acrobat and PDF995.
Additional Information
User Guide:  PDF

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