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February 4 is World Cancer Day in Logistics Blog

Everyday researchers around the world look for new therapies in hopes to shape the future of cancer treatments
in the forthcoming years.


Mexico City Official Name Requires Modification to Forms in Logistics Blog

Effective February 1, 2017, Mexico's capital name will officially be Mexico City or Ciudad de Mexico (CDMX).


Highlights of the 2017 Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy World Conference in Miami, Florida in Logistics Blog

With more and more gene and cell therapies approaching final stages of the clinical trials, the industry is nearing its historic breakthrough point - to provide people around the world with access to revolutionary treatments that save, extend and improve lives. 


The Americas Regulatory Agencies Meet to Strengthen Cooperation and Exchange Knowledge for Medical Products in Logistics Blog

The Americas regulatory agencies accredited by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) as regional reference authorities met on December 14-15, 2016 in Washington, DC to discuss  strengthening  the regulatory cooperation across the region.


REGULATORY UPDATE: Clarification on New CFDI Export Regulations in Mexico in Logistics Blog

Mexico's Tax Authority (SAT) has decided to revisit their stance on whether the export of patient specimens will require the use of the electronic invoice system. They are now considering March 1, 2017 as the implementation date for the electronic invoice process if they decide to move forward with its application to patient samples. 


Quick International Delivers Shipment of Precious Breast Milk to Orphanage in South Africa for Premature, Sick and Orphaned Infants in Logistics Blog

October Delivery of 2300 Pounds of Milk is Now Feeding Malnourished and Immune System-Compromised Babies


Argentina’s Authorization Form Has Been Simplified for Importing Clinical Research Pharma Products in Logistics Blog

The Ministry of Health in Argentina (ANMAT) has revised the form used to manage the import of materials and equipment intended for Clinical Research Pharma. The new simplified form will require completion of only “12 points” instead of “15 points”.


How Good Distribution Practices (GDP) Protect Your Medicinal Products in Logistics Blog

GDP guidelines are designed specifically to regulate the distribution of medicinal products from the manufacturer to the end user -- the patient. The fact that drug distribution reaches to every corner of the world today means there are more stakeholders involved in the process.


India Has Removed Import & Export Licence Requirements for Biological Samples in Logistics Blog

The Indian government has allowed for easier import and export of various biological samples by removing the mandatory requirement of an export and import license for these samples, announced Mr Anup Wadhawan, Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), on August 4, 2016. The new ruling will save CROs, biotech companies and research centers significantly shorter import and export approval times.


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.