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Tutorial

The Northway Ordering System, which you are about to use, has been designed for quick learning and ease of use for the returning customer. The cabinets that are ordered here must be within the Northway Standard Cabinet configuration. The closets that are ordered here must be within the Northway Standard Closet configuration. The instruction set that follows assumes that you are a new user who has not yet received a username nor a password.

Securing a Username and Password

Starting Your Order

Cabinet Tab

Selecting Job Options

Adding Rooms

Placing Cabinets in a room

Closet Tab

Adding Closet

Placing parts in a closet

Quoting

Saving

Shipping

Ordering Summary Page

Conclusion


Securing a Username and Password BACK TO TOP

Note: Username and password are used to protect our customers by price assuring that we do not compete directly with them. Company information will be required for us to be able to set your pricing structure appropriately. As stated in the privacy agreement, this information will not be used by any other company other than Northway Industries Inc.

  1. Click on the login link at the top right of the page.
  2. Click on the "create new user" link below the login boxes.
  3. Fill in a user name and password in the appropriate fields

    Note: The username that you pick must be at least 5 characters long and must be less than 20 characters in length. The password to which you assign yourself must fall within the same length restrictions and is case sensitive.

  4. Enter in your Full Name
  5. Fill in your company information

    Note: Your company information may only be entered once. If you receive a message saying that your company has been entered already please contact the admin for your company or Northway Industries if you believe your company has been entered falsely.

  6. Read the User Agreement located at the bottom of the form.

    Note: A printable version is also available.

  7. Click the agree and submit button at the bottom of the form to create your account.

Starting Your Order/Job Tab BACK TO TOP

  1. Login with the username and password which you have just created.
  2. Enter your job name in the pop up box.

    Note: Job names must be between 1 and 24 characters long. If a popup box does not appear enter the Job name into the Job ID/Name field within this tab.

Cabinet Tab BACK TO TOP

  1. Click on the Cabinet Tab at the top of the Order Form to display the Cabinet Order Form.

    Note: Presets and other selections only specify the options for the cabinets configured on this page. Closets can be configured by using the Closet Tab.

Selecting Job Options BACK TO TOP

  1. Select Hinging Type for your job from the Hinging drop down menu.
  2. Select Lock type from the Locks drop down menu.

    Note: The lock type you pick here does not mean that they will be included. See Step 3 for whether or not to include locks.

  3. Select whether you want locks included on the cabinet.

    Note: This determines whether the "Lock" option is checked or not when a cabinet is added.

  4. Select the type of pull that you would like from the pull selection menu.
  5. Select the type of slides from the slides pull down menu.
  6. Select the type of drawer construction from the pull down menu.
  7. Select the level at which you want your cabinets assembled.

    Note: Please review the construction descriptions on the Cabinet Standards, a link has been provided at the top of the order form.

  8. Select the type of door/drawer fronts that you wish to have on your cabinets.
  9. Choose between .018 PVC, 3mm Door, and Laminate Edging for your room from the drop down menu.
  10. Select the height of light rail you would like on your wall cabinets.
  11. Select whether or not to include the light rails on your wall cabinets.

    Note: This determines whether the "Light Rail" option is checked or not when a cabinet is added.

  12. Select the type of kick you would like on your base cabinets.

    Note: Choose between Integral Toe Kicks or Sub-bases. If you choose sub-base your cabinet will be shipped to you with a flat bottom. To include the sub-bases, choose the sub-base icon from below.

  13. Select the interior color of your cabinets

    Note: The interior color selection replaces the white melamine sections of the cabinet with what you have selected here.

  14. Select your hangrail option from the drop down menu.

Adding Rooms BACK TO TOP

  1. Click on the "Add a Room" button at the bottom of the page.

    Note: The Room Level options will default to the Job Level. You can make changes to the Room Level options without affecting the rest of the job.

  2. Enter your room name/number in the pop up box.

    Note: Room names/numbers must be between 1 and 14 characters long.

  3. Configure any Room Level options that need changed in a similar manor to Selecting Job Options.
  4. Choose a Laminate Company from the drop down menu.
  5. Select a type of laminate from the Laminate drop down menu.
  6. Choose "Matching" or "Other" for the edge band for the door/drawer and cabinet edges.

    Note: If there is an edge band color from Doellken Woodtape that matches the laminate color, you will see "Matching" and "Other" for the options. Otherwise you will see only "Other."

  7. Type in the colors of door/drawer and cabinet edge banding you want.

    Note: Doellken Woodtape edging will be assumed for all edging without a company listed with it.

Placing Cabinets in a Room BACK TO TOP

  1. Mouse over an Icon from the Cabinet Icon Bar.

    Note: Each of the Icons that you mouse over has a description of the cabinet type. A separate online version is available in the Product Matrix.

  2. Click on a Cabinet Icon from the bar.
  3. Select a quantity for this particular cabinet Selection.
  4. Check that the Cabinet Id displayed is the correct one that you wish to buy.
  5. Type in the width, height, and depth of the cabinet.

    Note: The number, which you enter, must fall between the acceptable minimums and maximums for the particular type of cabinet in which you are configuring. This measurement may be down to the eighth of an inch.

  6. Choose from the selection of finished sides, either left, right, both, or none.
  7. Select your hinging type.

    Note: This is only available for one-door cabinets. If the cabinet you are currently configuring does not allow for a hinging selection, you will not be provided with the option.

  8. Enter in the desired number of adjustable shelves.
  9. Repeat these steps until you have completed the room in which you are looking to order.

Closet Tab BACK TO TOP

  1. Click on the Closet Tab at the top of the Order Form to display the Closet Order Form.

    Note: Presets and other selections only specify the options for the closets configured on this page. Cabinets can be configured by using the Cabinet Tab.

Adding Closets BACK TO TOP

  1. Click on the "Add a Closet" button at the bottom of the page.

    You can make changes to the Closet Level options without affecting the rest of the job.

  2. Enter your closet name/number in the pop up box.

    Note: Closets names/numbers must be between 1 and 14 characters long.

  3. Select a type of laminate from the Laminate drop down menu.

Placing Parts in a Closet BACK TO TOP

  1. Mouse over an Icon from the Part Icon Bar.

    Note: Each of the Icons that you mouse over has a description of the part type. A separate online version is available in the Product Matrix.

  2. Click on a Part Icon from the bar.
  3. Select a quantity for this particular part Selection.
  4. Check that the Part Id displayed is the correct one that you wish to buy.
  5. Select the size from the drop down menu.
  6. Repeat these steps until you have completed the closet in which you are looking to order.

Quoting BACK TO TOP

  1. If you intend to use the current order for just quoting purposes click on the quote button at the bottom of the page.

    Note: Once you get your quote please print it for your records.

Saving BACK TO TOP

  1. For security of the information you are entering and the time in which you have taken to enter it, PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAVE EVERY 30 MINUTES. Failure to do so can result in LOST DATA and therefore LOST TIME.
  2. If you intend to save your order, then click the save button at the bottom of the page.

    Note: Multiple orders can be saved at this time.

  3. If you do not see a box confirming your job was saved, please try saving the job again or print out what is on your screen and fax it in to Northway.

Shipping BACK TO TOP

  1. Choose a destination from the drop down menu.

    Note: If the destination you are trying to ship to is not found in the selections provided please enter it below. If you wish to save the Destination for future use please give it a name.

  2. Select a Type of shipping.

    Note: Northway shipping costs will be agreed upon at a future date. ABF shipping costs will be added and finalized at the point of order.

  3. Select a Production Week.

    Note: This will be the week in which the cabinets are shipped to your location. If a week is not displayed it means that our production is full for that week or it is too far into the future for your current shipping method.

  4. Click the "Quote / Order Summary" button at the bottom of your screen.

Ordering Summary Page BACK TO TOP

  1. Review the order summary.
  2. Print a copy for your records.

    Note: A copy will be sent to your email, but we still suggest that you print a copy for your own records.

  3. Choose a payment method.
  4. Fill in a PO number.

Conclusion BACK TO TOP

  1. Your order is now complete. If you wish to review this order with Northway please contact us using the contact information at the bottom of the page. If you wish to place another order please direct yourself back to the cabinet order form.