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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...

Argentina to Shorten the Clinical Trials Approval Timelines in Logistics Blog

On April 26th, The Ministry of Health in Argentina (ANMAT) has issued a new regulation that shortens the timelines for the approval of clinical trials from 160 business days to 70 days (60 days for review and 10 days for administration paperwork).

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Complexity and Time Sensitivity of Transporting Living Organ Donations in Logistics Blog

In 2012, a Good Samaritan kidney donation by a California man began a kidney chain, resulting in 30 donors giving their organs to 30 strangers on behalf of their loved ones. Read more...

April is a National Donate Life Month in Logistics Blog

Today 119,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States alone. Every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list; 22 people die each day waiting for an organ. Read more...

Survey: Assessing the Current and Future State of Clinical Trial Supply in Logistics Blog

In order to gain a deeper understanding of the rapidly evolving Clinical Trial Supply market, Sonoco ThermoSafe, Berlinger & Co. AG and Arena International Events Group conducted a survey across global regions. Read more...

Regulatory Update: New CFDI Export Regulations in Mexico in Logistics Blog

Mexico's Tax Authority (SAT) has confirmed that the CFDI (electronic invoice process) will be mandatory for the export of patient samples from Mexico effective March 1, 2017. The following process will be required: Read more...

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. Read more...

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). Read more...

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. Read more...

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. Read more...