Tharstern Desktop

Standard Plan

The Standard Plan provides a complete suite of tools to manage your estimating, job management, procurement, shipping, and financials. Whether you need to speed up estimating, cut production costs, streamline your procurement process, or gain insight into your business performance, our Standard Plan has got you covered.

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ePS Tharstern Desktop Standard Features
Included in the Standard Plan:


An estimating engine dedicated to print, packaging, and graphic arts that helps you select the best option for your business, your customer and your profits! You can use the intelligent estimating logic of our MIS to quickly compare production solutions and be presented with a list of the most viable manufacturing options, associated costs, and suggested selling prices. Choose the price recommended by the MIS software or select your own – the choice is yours!

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Request for Quote

Allow your customers or internal CSR team to request quotes quickly and easily from your estimators.

Job Presetting

Have your MIS automatically come up with the imposition layout that you would have selected manually.

(You may have seen this feature previously referred to as Layout Library.)

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Web Portal

Allow your customers or CSRs to create quotes and track jobs on any smart device in any location.

Job Management

Communicates to the team everything they need to know about the job to get it out on time, while also capturing all the activities, costs, and status of the job from start to finish.

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Organize shipping from within your MIS, using our integrations to leading courier services. Your operators will be able to quote for and arrange shipments for orders without leaving the MIS.


Ensure you’re utilizing existing stock, identify material shortfalls, and automatically initiate purchase orders for materials and outsourced items.

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Tharstern Desktop allows for the creation and customization of Sales and Purchase invoices, credit notes, and proforma invoices. It also allows for purchase order limits and vendor invoice number entries and includes support for settlement and line discounting.

Business Intelligence & Reporting

Analyze the data in your MIS to identify trends and actionable insights, and use data visualizations to make these findings easier to understand and share.

No MIS system would be complete without all the tools you need for business reporting and forecasting. That’s why Tharstern Desktop comes with a set of management dashboards and a comprehensive library of business reports to give you the insights to analyze, understand and drive your business.

Using our integration with Microsoft Power BI, you can create easy-to-understand dashboards based on the data in your MIS. Create simple charts, or highly complex illustrations that instantly respond to changes in context. The choice is yours! 

Example dashboards include: 

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