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The Growing Trend in Contract Packaging

September 2013 – ALF’s primary service is the assembly of point-of-purchase displays. About 40% of the displays are also filled with product. The remainder are assembled, shrouded and sent empty to either DC’s (distribution centers) or retail stores. The company also does some hand work that involves gluing, collating and stitching.

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Advanced Logistics Expands Office Space

January 9, 2013 – Advanced Logistics and Fulfillment added 90,000 square feet to its space in eastern Kansas City to accommodate a 20 percent growth rate the past couple of years, the Kansas City Business Journal reports.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/blog/morning_call/2013/01/advanced-logistics-expands-office-space.html

Advanced Logistics Expands in SubTropolis to Handle Growth

January 8, 2013 – Advanced Logistics President Karen Mathes said the company now has 241,925 square feet. She said the extra space is needed because more of the business now involves actually putting product into the displays, rather than just assembling them and shipping them empty to a distribution center or retail store to be filled with product.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2013/01/08/advanced-logistics-expands-in.html

Three Tenants Expand at Hunt Midwest’s SubTropolis

September 29, 2010 – Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development Inc. said that three tenants have expanded by a total of nearly 70,000 square feet at SubTropolis, the company’s underground business complex.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2010/09/27/daily33.html

Advanced Logistics and Fulfillment Takes Advantage of Opportunities the Downturn Creates

September 13, 2009 – The problems the recession has created for some—large retailers—also have provided an opportunity for another—Advanced Logistics and Fulfillment.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2009/09/14/smallb1.html

Advanced Logistics and Fulfillment’s Expansion Creates More Room to Grow

August 9, 2009 – Advanced Logistics and Fulfillment has expanded into a 130,000–square–foot facility that will enable it to offer warehousing services to its customers.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2009/08/10/story14.html