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Significant Changes to the IATA DGR 54th Edition (2013) in Logistics Blog

New Dangerous Goods regulation updates in the IATA DGR 54th Edition will take effect on January 1, 2013. Below is a summary of the important changes for your reference. As always, the IATA DGR should be consulted for details: Read more...

Quick and Employees Help Colleagues Affected by Hurricane Sandy in Logistics Blog

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Quick delivered generators to employees without power and organized relief response to those that suffered damage to their homes, or lost their homes completely. Read more...

Quick employee organizes a relief convoy to a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy in Logistics Blog

Hard times during natural disasters bring people together in the most unexpected ways. A Quick employee learned it first hand when his initiative to deliver fuel to Quick operations in NY turned into a full-blown relief effort for a Hurricane Sandy-battered NY community, literally overnight. Read more...

Quick Delivers Precious Cord Blood Despite Floods and Devastation of Hurricane Sandy in Logistics Blog

Kamaljit Singh, a veteran Quick International Courier driver in New Jersey knew his work day would be different as he headed out to pick up and deliver urgent packages on Tuesday, October 30. However, he did not expect to climb through fallen trees covered in torn electrical wires in complete darkness to collect a cord blood kit from a family in Marlboro, NJ who had just had a baby.  Read more...

Storm Sandy--Service Update for the NY Metropolitan Area in Logistics Blog

The Quick Team is providing alternative priority transportation solutions to ensure continuous service. We are coordinating with the airlines and our ground partners to provide the most reliable and safest delivery options, and are are utilizing alternative airports not affected by the storm, as well as ground services or charter flights. Read more...

Preparation for Storm Sandy in Logistics Blog

The Quick Solutions Team has created full contingency plans and alternative solutions in order to provide continuous service to all of our customers in preparation for Storm Sandy hitting the East Coast of the US. Read more...

Severe Summer Weather and Your Business in Logistics Blog

The summer usually creates an opportunity for relaxation, vacations 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, and should be monitored. The ever-changing weather conditions are those that can cause a great amount of damage--especially from a business standpoint. Read more...

UN 3373 Biological substance, Category B Confusion - Dangerous Goods Classification in Logistics Blog

Many shippers of biological commodities overclassify their shipments as UN3373. They believe this will protect them against underclassification. But there are transportation consequences to these precautionary measures. The following are some guidelines to use when faced with this dilemma. Read more...

Summer 2012 Olympics Activities in London in Logistics Blog

The city of London has been elected the host city of the XXX Olympic Summer Games in 2012. The Games Opening Ceremony will commence on the 27th of July and run until the Closing Ceremony on the 12th of August 2012. The London 2012 Games will be centered around the Olympic Park in East London. With 9 million tickets sold, up to 180,000 spectators will enter Olympic Park each day making this area the primary focus of Olympic activities. Read more...

Infectious Biologicals Category A and B - Classification Guidelines in Logistics Blog

Many shippers of biological commodities, such as DNA, tissue samples, or blood products are unsure of how to classify the commodity for transport purposes. The following are some guidelines to use when faced with this dilemma. These tips are based on the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, as most biological commodities are shipped by air.  Read more...