Life Sciences Logistics Blog

Simplified Declaration Requirements Will Streamline Imports of Health Products Into Singapore in Blog Posts

The Singapore Health Science Authority (HSA) has undertaken a review of the import declaration requirements for health products, with the goal to streamline trade documentation for these products imported into Singapore, and to facilitate the submission of import permit applications via TradeNet®. Read more...

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.


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.


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:


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

150-23.jpgKamaljit 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. 


Quick International Once Again Delivers Breast Milk to HIV/AIDS-Stricken Babies in South Africa in Blog Posts

150-27.jpgIn our support for the International Breast Milk Project (IBMP), Quick International Courier delivered 11,000 ounces (2,750 bottles) of donor breast milk to South Africa, this past week. The shipment, was sent from Monrovia, California, to be split between Durban and Cape Town. The milk will be used to feed premature, sick and orphaned infants.


60 Lives, 30 Kidneys, All Linked - Quick Provides Transportation Logistics for The Largest Kidney Swap in the World in Blog Posts

150-36.jpgNational Kidney Registry (NKR) and Quick International Courier orchestrated the world's largest kidney swap from living donors all across the U.S., coordinating over four months among 17 hospitals in 11 states. Quick has been a crucial link in the kidney exchange, providing transportation logistics. 


Breast Milk Shipments for Babies in South Africa Arrive in Time for the Holidays in Blog Posts

150-37.jpgOn December 5, 2011, the US-based International Breast Milk Project (IBMP), Prolacta Bioscience and Quick International Courier joined forces once again in a major humanitarian effort to deliver donor breast milk to be utilized by premature, sick and orphaned infants in Cape Town and Durban, South Africa. The shipments, holding 10,000 ounces of donor breast milk arrived safely in both cities in the early afternoon on December 7th. The milk banks there are especially excited because they know that with the holidays coming they are going to be experiencing extreme shortages and this milk will help them considerably!


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