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2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast in Logistics Blog

The hurricane season for the Atlantic officially starts June 1, 2017 and continues through the end of November. Occasionally storms can form outside those months as happened last season with January's Hurricane Alex and late May's Tropical Storm Bonnie. Read more...

Airline Laptop Ban Likely to Expand to Europe in Logistics Blog

There is an ongoing uncertainty regarding the expansion of the in-flight electronics (laptops, tablets, etc.) ban to Europe. Currently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security official position is that the expansion is being considered but no decision has been made. 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.

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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...

New Regulations Proposed for Transport of Lithium Batteries in Logistics Blog

Over the years, a number of incidents where overheated lithium ion and lithium metal batteries have caused smoking packages and fires onboard cargo and passenger aircraft has led to stricter and increasingly complex shipping regulations.

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5 Most Logistically Challenging Life-Saving Deliveries in Logistics Blog

While every shipment is important, and many critical to both the sender and receiver, there are some that begin and end with the goal of saving a life. From organs and bone marrow for transplant, to immunotherapy drugs and radiopharmaceuticals - each type of life saving shipment comes with its own logistics challenges. Following are the five most critical life saving shipments, along with the specific considerations required to keep each safe during transit.
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