Overflow Fulfillment: Getting it Done in Crunch Time

July 25, 2011 | Josh Haynes

The Back to School period and the holidays are notoriously stressful and busy times for retailers. It can be extremely difficult to get promotions planned, printed, and to the end user in time for a promotion to start. Since fulfillment is the final cog in the promotion machine, it is imperative for marketing departments and… Read more »


Woman-Owned Certification In Progress for Alive Fulfillment & Warehousing

June 14, 2011 | Matt Rogers

Alive Fulfillment has filed the necessary paperwork with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council(WBENC) to become certified as a Woman-Owned company.  Barb Lund, an industry veteran of over thirty years, is currently the majority owner of Alive Companies, an order fulfillment, warehousing, and inventory management company located in Rogers, MN. Upon official certification, which is… Read more »


Regis Salons Go Digital with Picture Frame Fulfillment from Alive

May 3, 2011 | Matt Rogers

When Regis Corporation, owner and franchisor of over 12,700 salon locations worldwide, wanted to incorporate digital picture frames for several of their store brands, they knew who to call. Behind the digital signage expertise of AlivePromo and the fulfillment expertise of Alive Fulfillment, all areas of the initiative could be met seamlessly. Knowing that digital… Read more »


Fuel Surcharge Rates for UPS, FedEx, Long Haul and LTL

April 14, 2011 | Josh Haynes

Fuel surcharges can have a direct relation to how much you are paying for freight.   All freight carriers charge you for them, but they usually will not tell you how much they are unless you ask specifically. UPS & FedEx fuel surcharges change on a month to month basis.  Example:  UPS Ground Surcharge Monday… Read more »


Small Package Carrier Changes for 2011

March 29, 2011 | Josh Haynes

You may have noticed that in 2011 you seem to be paying more for your UPS & FedEx deliveries.  Below is a quick look at package delivery increases for both carriers and the United States Postal Service (USPS). UPS rate changes 2011 Ground package rates increased by an average of a net 4.9% Air and… Read more »

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