When We Change Our Clocks in Blog Posts

150-4.jpgTwice a year, the world enters a temporary time confusion when we have to change our clocks. In the spring, we move the clocks forward by an hour to gain more daylight in the evening. In the fall, we move it back one hour to use the extra sunlight in the morning. 

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Do Dangerous Goods Regulations Apply To Human Organs for Transplant Shipments? in Blog Posts

150-6.jpgA question that sometimes arises when new Dangerous Goods regulations are introduced by IATA or any other regulatory body is how the shipments of human organs for transplant may be affected. Those of you who work with Organ Procurement Centers may feel relieved knowing that the Dangerous Goods regulations do not apply to them.

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Second Largest Kidney Swap in History: NKR and Quick International complete 56 Participant Swap in Blog Posts

The National Kidney Registry (NKR), with the specialized logistics support of Quick International Courier, performed the second largest kidney swap in history, and the largest swap to be concluded in under forty days. The "chain" involved 56 participants, 19 transplant centers and completed approximately one year after NKR's largest swap which included 60 participants.

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Protecting Confidential Data When Disposing or Recycling Hard Drives in Blog Posts

150-7.jpgA common problem many financial or technology companies face today is how to ensure that confidential data is protected when disposing of or recycling hard drives. Environmental protection is also a concern. There are two ways to dispose of drives that will meet the required safety standards:

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5 Tips for a Smooth Data Center Relocation in Blog Posts

150-9.jpgThere are many reasons why a financial institution would consider moving its entire data center to a new location, such as consolidation or streamlining of data center operations. In all cases, it is usually a very complex undertaking. Here are 5 points you should consider in your data center relocation plan.

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Shipping Data Securely - Chain of Custody Logistics in Blog Posts

150-10.jpgThe majority of technology logistics for financial institutions involve moving highly confidential data. A common question our clients ask is how they can ensure that the security of their transported tapes and hard drives is never compromised. The answer is Chain of Custody Logistics...

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Shipping Lithium Batteries: 2013 IATA Packing Instructions Step-by-Step in Blog Posts

150-11.jpgIATA significantly revised the Dangerous Goods Regulations 54th Edition Packing Instructions PI 965-PI 970, effective January 1, 2013. As a result, shipping lithium ion and/or lithium metal or alloy batteries can be confusing and complex. Here is a step-by-step approach to complying with the revised Packing Instructions. 

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

150-12.jpgNew 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:

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

150-21.jpgIn 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. 

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Quick Employee Organizes a Relief Convoy to a Community Devastated by Hurricane Sandy in Blog Posts

150-22.jpgHard 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.

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