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India Has Removed Import & Export Licence Requirements for Biological Samples in Logistics Blog

The Indian government has allowed for easier import and export of various biological samples by removing the mandatory requirement of an export and import license for these samples, announced Mr Anup Wadhawan, Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), on August 4, 2016. The new ruling will save CROs, biotech companies and research centers significantly shorter import and export approval times. Read more...

Severe Summer Weather and Your Business in Logistics Blog

The summer usually creates an opportunity for relaxation and trips to the beach. Though the months of summer come with temperatures and weather conditions that many desire, the typical summer weather can create havoc for the workplace. The ever-changing weather conditions are those that can cause a great amount of damage--especially from a business standpoint. Read more...

Quick Expands Global Healthcare Logistics Service Capabilities to Transport New Immunotherapy and Personalized Medicine That Treat Cancer in Logistics Blog

Quick has expanded its specialized domestic and international personalized medicine logistics capabilities to meet the changing needs of the life science and healthcare communities. Read more...

QuickSTAT Opens Additional VIP Packaging Conditioning Facilities In Singapore and Australia in Logistics Blog

As part of a global expansion plan, QuickSTAT has opened four new locations that will provide a market leading, Just In Time (JIT) solution to improve turn around times of phase change shipper solutions, and other Vacuum Insulated Packaging (VIP) Systems. Read more...

New Regulations For Importing Placebo Products to Australia in Logistics Blog

Effective July 1, 2016, new quarantine clearance regulations will be implemented in Australia affecting the import of placebo products. Pharmaceutical placebo products, which are usually made out of sugar, milk or a similar ingredient, are classified as a food product due to their composition (i.e. not containing active drug). Read more...

UPDATE: New Regulations in Mexico Will Affect Export of Biological Samples in Logistics Blog

New regulations in Mexico that will require all exports to be accompanied by a legal Commercial Invoice processed by the Tax Authority (SAT) were recently amended by the Mexican authorities. Read more...

Sarajevo Airport Has Lifted Its Embargo on Pharmaceutical Products in Logistics Blog

On June 9, 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina lifted the import embargo for Pharmaceutical products arriving a «Sarajevo International airport» subject to compliance with the below new control measures. Read more...

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day in Logistics Blog

Every year, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety and availability of blood and blood products for patients in need. Read more...

Colombia Reduces Clinical Trial Evaluation and Approval Processes to 60 Days in Logistics Blog

To make its country more attractive for clinical research, Colombia's National Institute of Food and Drug Monitoring (INVIMA) recently announced that it has reduced its study protocol evaluation and approval processing times. Read more...

April is a National Donate Life Month in Logistics Blog

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Celebrated in April each year, NDLM features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Read more...