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How Do CGMPs Affect Pharmaceutical Shipping?

In any industry, quality is of the utmost importance. However, in the pharmaceutical industry, quality takes on a whole new meaning. Medicines and prescription drugs that do not adhere to the highest standards risk more than customer dissatisfaction and legal trouble. They gamble with a patient's health. Best Practices for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing The FDA has [...]

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What Makes Expedited Trucking So Fast?

If you manufacture and distribute any kind of product, then chances are you know the importance of efficient and timely delivery. Slow delivery methods can result in lower customer satisfaction, decreased sales, and in general, a stagnant business.   According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, about 5.9 million commercial motor vehicle drivers operate [...]

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National Motor Freight Classification, Explained

In any industry, extensive guidelines govern how nearly every item imaginable should be handled and hauled. National Motor Freight Classification categorizes different goods to regulate shipping rates for different commodities, for a more standardized and predictable pricing structure.   Overall, National Motor Freight Classification separates freight based on four key characteristics: density, handling, stowability, and [...]

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Common Examples of Specialty Freight

Not every good or product fits neatly into a box. Even large storage containers, pallet wrapping, and other modes of shipment cannot accommodate sensitive, fragile, or unusual items. If you're considering running a manufacturing business but are unsure of what items require special shipment, here are a few that might qualify as specialty freight: Sensitive [...]

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Basic Trade Show Questions, Answered

Every year, hundreds of businesses share ideas and products by attending trade shows. Use the following guide to answer all of your basic questions about the purpose of trade shows and about how to get your products to a trade show display safely. What is a trade show, anyway? One innovative way businesses share their ideas and [...]

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Top Safety Tips for Pharmaceuticals Transportation

Transporting pharmaceuticals is an incredibly complicated process, and it's arguably more important than manufacturing them. This is because pharmaceuticals transporting allows the valuable medications to make it to the place they are needed the most. Shipping these products requires an extra level of care to ensure that medications make it to their destination. This is [...]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Pharma Logistics Services

Pharmaceuticals have become a necessary expense for almost all Americans. In fact, nearly 60% of Americans are taking prescription drugs and 80% are taking over-the-counter drugs. The number of nominal spending on medicines in the United States was $425 billion and is expected to increase to $574 billion in 2019. The stakes are high in [...]

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4 Best Practices for Spare Parts Management

Industrial machinery transport services are essential if you need large pieces of machinery moved from one place to another. After your machine is on site and set up, you will typically need replacement parts. That's where industrial machinery parts replenishment comes in. Industrial machinery movers typically offer the service to help you manage your spare [...]

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New to Trade Show Shipping? Here Are Some Important Things You Need to Know

Trade show shipments can be confusing as there is a lot involved in the process. Not only do you have to prepare for your presentation, but you have to worry about getting all of your things to the convention center. Here are some helpful trade show hints that will ease your stress and lead you [...]

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How to Measure Your Freight (and Your Freight Class)

Getting your freight from point A to point B isn’t as simple as putting it on a truck and waiting. You have to choose the right freight service, and then you have to measure your freight.   While the best expedited shipping services can simplify this process, savvy shippers also know how to accurately measure [...]

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