eCommerce Kitting: Reducing Cost by Kitting Orders in Advance

September 25, 2014 | admin

For the uninitiated, eCommerce kitting refers to pre-assembly of order items into packaged kits instead of picking and packing orders as they come in. There are several types of kitting, but for eCommerce purposes, this usually comes into play by bundling products based on ordering patterns, pre-packing kits as part of 3rd party website orders… Read more »

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

August 4, 2014 | admin

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 »

Amazon Fulfillment Alternatives: Debunking World Takeover Myths

June 23, 2014 | admin

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 »

Dimensional Weight Pricing: Time to Reevaluate Those Boxes

June 20, 2014 | admin

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 | admin

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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