Biological Samples



Transporting patient samples from global clinical sites to central testing and specialty labs has challenges. Often classified as UN3373 Category B, biological samples require the appropriate labels and packaging as well as customs regulations expertise. Patient samples that need to be tested for biomarkers are also time- and temperature-sensitive. With 40 years of experience in clinical trial management combined with industry-leading technology, QuickSTAT can create account numbers by protocol or sponsor while delivering end-to-end temperature monitoring to ensure the integrity of samples are never compromised and all samples are allocated to the correct trial. Our proprietary logistics platform, QuickOnline, gives tens of thousands of sites secure and easy-to-use access to the shipping support they need to move hundreds of thousands of patient samples around the world and ensure the accuracy of trial data.

  • Comprehensive regulatory support, including brokerage services, consultation on country-specific customs and airline restrictions
  • Temperature monitoring, with data loggers that download and transmit temperatures in real-time – allowing for refrigerant to be replenished in transit if necessary
  • Expert temperature-controlled priority logistics to anywhere in the world, even the most remote locations
  • Guidance in selecting and sourcing the most appropriate active or passive packaging systems for maintaining optimal temperatures
  • Dangerous goods certified specialists, who are fully up-to-speed on classification and laws relating to dangerous goods shipping regulations
  • A market-leading online IT platform, QuickOnline, that provides you with real-time shipment monitoring and status alerts, as well as tools to help manage transportation costs and track samples by protocol or sponsor, and much more
  • Real-time GPS tracking and door-to-door optimal route planning to meet your deadlines
  • Temperature-controlled solutions including provision of dry ice, UN3373 packaging and labels, 2-8ºC packaging, 15-25ºC packaging and dry ice replenishment for in transit shipments
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