Beijing Health Bureau Suspends the Import Applications for Human Origin Specimens in Blog Posts

Beijing Health Bureau has temporarily suspended processing import applications for human origin specimens. The suspension of the import procedure comes as a response to a new decree issued by the Chinese Ministry of Health (Decree No. 160), which replaced the previous Decree No. 230.

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Update: Mexican Export Regulations in Blog Posts

As of July 1, 2015, Mexican Customs will require all export declarations (PEDIMENTO) to include the following consignee details in the country of destination section: Read more...

Ukraine: Regulatory Changes Related to the Importation of Medical Products in Blog Posts

This year, two critical regulatory changes regarding the import of medical products into the Ukraine have gone into effect. The first eases import procedures with simpler documentation and the second levies an additional import duty on incoming shipments. Both will have an impact on Central Labs, CROs and Sponsors conducting clinical trials in Ukraine. Read more...

Exporting Biological Samples From Mexico in Blog Posts

As a CRO or central lab conducting clinical trials in Latin America, you have probably experienced the regulatory complexities when exporting biological samples from Mexico. Exporting tissue and blood samples from Mexico are subject to specific export controls often requiring Export Permits.

There is however a way to simplify the process: you do not have to request an Export Permit, as long as you have an "Approved Protocol" from an organization in Mexico called COFEPRIS.  Read more...

5 Most Logistically Challenging Life-Saving Deliveries in Blog Posts

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

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 Blog Posts

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 Blog Posts

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 Quick is well prepared for the possibility of air disruptions and has the contingency plans ready to minimize impact on our operations.

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

150-2.pngShipping 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:

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Quick Becomes an IATA Strategic Partner in Blog Posts

IATAStrategicPartner.pngQuick 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...