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New Class 9 and Class 6 Dangerous Goods Label Design in Aviation Logistics Blog

In an effort to harmonize 49CFR and IATA regulations, effective October 1st 2014, USDOT will be discontinue the use of the current Class 9 and Dry Ice labels, as well as the Class 6 Infectious Substances label. Read more...

Quick is proud to be a sponsor of the Be The Match Walk+Run Events in Aviation Logistics Blog

Quick is proud to be a sponsor of the Be The Match Walk+Run Events, which raises critical funds throughout the year to help patients with blood cancers take the next step toward a life-saving marrow transplant.
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Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano: Quick’s Contingency Planning for Disruption of Aviation in Aviation Logistics Blog

We have been closely monitoring the recent eruptions of the Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano. Although no ash clouds have appeared yet, the threat remains real. We would like to ensure you that Sterling is well prepared for the possibility of air disruptions and has the contingency plans ready to minimize impact on our operations.

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Shipping Aircraft Tire Assembly by Air in Aviation Logistics Blog

Tire Assembly is one of the aircraft parts that may cause certain logistics challenges. Although aircraft tires may seem like a perfectly safe commodity, there are circumstances when they are considered Dangerous Goods. 
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Slideshow: Shipping Lithium Batteries in 4 Easy Steps in Aviation Logistics Blog

Shipping lithium batteries by air has become increasingly regulated and complex. This step-by-step approach and example will help you comply with the revised Packing Instructions: Read more...

Quick Becomes an IATA Strategic Partner in Aviation Logistics Blog

Quick Becomes an IATA Strategic Partner—Demonstrating Its Commitment to the Advancement of the Airline Cargo Industry and Service Excellence.

Quick International Courier has become a Strategic Partner of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This will enable Quick to further contribute to the development of solutions and standards for the air transport industry, as well as to participate in key areas such as policies and best practices.

 

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When We Change Our Clocks in Aviation Logistics Blog

Twice 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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5 Aircraft Parts That Are Dangerous Goods..That You May Not Be Aware Of in Aviation Logistics Blog

Most aircraft parts that are classified as Dangerous Goods are common knowledge to shippers, however, some seem to be confusing even to the most experienced ones. To help you with the challenging task of identifying Dangerous Goods, here are 5 examples of aircraft parts that are the most confusing.
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Shipping Aircraft Parts: 5 Details You Should Always Include in Your AOG Shipping Order in Aviation Logistics Blog

In the rush of placing urgent AOG orders, seemingly minor details may not be on your mind. However, information omitted by shippers is often crucial to getting your urgent aircraft parts delivered on time. 

Here is our countdown of what important details are most often missing and why it is so important to have them ready when placing an AOG Shipping order.  Read more...

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

IATA 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. This step-by-step approach will help you comply with the revised regulations. By gathering the appropriate information, you will be able to find the correct Packing Instruction for your shipment. Read more...