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Online Inventory and Order Management Software: Alive Announces Upgrade to DOCK

August 4, 2014 | Matt Rogers

Alive Companies, an eCommerce fulfillment and web solutions company located in Rogers, MN, announced today that it is re-platforming its online inventory and order management software with a phase 1 beta scheduled for release November 1st, 2014. The Phase 1 upgrade will include a modern interface design, real time inventory tracking, a wholesale ordering portal,… Read more »

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Amazon Fulfillment Alternatives: Debunking World Takeover Myths

June 23, 2014 | Matt Rogers

When I tell people we’re in the fulfillment business, I very often get looks of surprise that we still exist when Amazon is basically taking over the world. With all the talk of drones, same day shipping, new 1 million square foot warehouses popping up every day, is there any hope for Amazon fulfillment alternatives?… Read more »

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Dimensional Weight Pricing: Time to Reevaluate Those Boxes

June 20, 2014 | Amy Criswell

UPS and FedEx have recently announced they will price all ground shipments using dimensional weight, also known as DIM Weight, starting January 1, 2015. Dimensional weight pricing, used in shipping and freight, is billing based on the length, width and height of a package instead of just the package’s weight. Before these announcements, dimensional weight… Read more »

Jeffrey Kemnitz to Lead Marketing Services Division

February 14, 2014 | Amy Criswell

Rogers, MN – Alive Fulfillment is excited to announce that Jeffrey Kemnitz has joined the team to lead our newly established digital marketing services division. Jeff was most recently with ClickToShop, an Inc. 5000, Internet Retail Second 500 and Minneapolis-St Paul Business Journal Fast 50 company. As head of marketing, Jeff grew the multi-brand internet… Read more »

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Shipwire Alternatives: Beyond One-Size-Fits-All Fulfillment

February 10, 2014 | Matt Rogers

At Alive Fulfillment we often talk to prospective clients about their experience with Shipwire. Though there are many benefits to using Shipwire, such as comprehensive online management software and a network of global warehouses, not everything is peaches and cream. Here are the common complaints: Inventory and order minimums Stringent labeling and barcoding requirements Lack… Read more »

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