Online Tools

Northstar has been on the forefront of our industry in using technology to help distributors increase efficiency in doing business.

MicrLink is an online tool to help you streamline processes. From placing orders to billing, MicrLink includes functions that speed-up the process and improve accuracy. MicrLink connects users with database information through the web. This secure encrypted connection allows you to enter orders, access orders in process, track shipments and much more.

Northstar has interoperability with the e-Quantum distributor management system. This means that as an e-Quantum user, you can send purchase orders and artwork electronically to a Northstar facility. In return, you will receive ship notices confirming order shipped and tracking numbers as well as the invoice data electronically from Northstar.

Using EOS Touchpoint, you can offer a web-to-print site with the look and functionality that best meets the needs of your customer. Whether you need a document management portal for a corporate customer or a marketing portal offering document customization for a franchisor, this platform can meet your needs.

No matter the size of your business, now you can combine industry-leading, cloud-based applications with the world’s largest web-based trading community to discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Northstar works with the Ariba Network to help connect you with your trading partners to buy smarter, sell faster, and manage your cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before.

Northstar has interoperability with the Four51 print procurement solutions. We receive your order electronically. Once we have shipped your products, the ship date and tracking number is posted to the Four51 site.

Northstar uses EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) method standards for exchanging data via any electronic means to ensure that transferred data from one computer system to another is secure. We can work with you to create the specific standards that need to be met for your company to ensure security for both of us.

Northstar uses XML (Extensible Markup Language) standards to create information formats and electronically share structured data for you and your customers. We work to create the formats you need on the documents requested.