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QuickSTAT Enhances Global Network and Temperature Control Capabilities in Logistics Blog

We are happy to announce that QuickSTAT is making significant investments to enhance our global network and Cold Chain logistics capabilities to meet the evolving world of modern cold chain and the complex requirements of the Life Science industry. Our plan supports QuickSTAT's ongoing focus on customized logistics, transportation and Clinical Trial Supply Chain Integrity.  Read more...

New Class 9 and Class 6 Dangerous Goods Label Design in Logistics Blog

In an effort to harmonize 49CFR and IATA regulations, effective October 1st 2014, USDOT will be discontinue the use of the current Class 9 and Dry Ice labels, as well as the Class 6 Infectious Substances label. Read more...

Quick is proud to be a sponsor of the Be The Match Walk+Run Events in Logistics Blog

Quick is proud to be a sponsor of the Be The Match Walk+Run Events, which raises critical funds throughout the year to help patients with blood cancers take the next step toward a life-saving marrow transplant.
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Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano: Quick’s Contingency Planning for Disruption of Aviation in Logistics Blog

We have been closely monitoring the recent eruptions of the Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano. Although no ash clouds have appeared yet, the threat remains real. We would like to ensure you that QuickSTAT is well prepared for the possibility of air disruptions and has the contingency plans ready to minimize impact on our operations. Read more...

5 Most Logistically Challenging Biopharm Commodities in Logistics Blog

For several years, the pharmaceutical industry has been moving away from primarily chemical and synthesized based drugs toward biologics. And while research and development is complex for all types of drug therapies, biologics have special challenges since they are made of up living microorganisms and cells. This blog posts identifies top 5 most logistically challenging commodities: Read more...

Slideshow: Shipping Lithium Batteries in 4 Easy Steps in Logistics Blog

Shipping lithium batteries by air has become increasingly regulated and complex. This step-by-step approach and example will help you comply with the revised Packing Instructions: Read more...

Costa Rica Back in Business for Medical Research in Logistics Blog

After 4 years of prohibition, Laura Chinchilla, President of the Republic of Costa Rica, signed new legislation on April 22, 2014, which allows the private, academic and public sector to once again produce new drugs and medical devices--a breakthrough for the scientific community in the country. Read more...

Slideshow: Active and Passive Packaging Systems Comparison in Logistics Blog

Choosing appropriate packaging system when shipping biologics in temperature-controlled environment is one of the most important decision a shipper is faced with. Read more...

Quick Becomes an IATA Strategic Partner in Logistics Blog

Quick Becomes an IATA Strategic Partner—Demonstrating Its Commitment to the Advancement of the Airline Cargo Industry and Service Excellence. Quick International Courier has become a Strategic Partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This will enable Quick to further contribute to the development of solutions and standards for the air transport industry, as well as to participate in key areas such as policies and best practices. Read more...

Classifying Biological Commodities for Transport Frequently Asked Questions in Logistics Blog

One of the more challenging aspects of shipping biological commodities of all types is the regulatory requirement to determine whether or not there are infectious pathogens present and to classify the shipment for transport purposes. The following answers to "frequently asked questions" provide a clear set of guidelines in accordance with the regulations. Read more...