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7 Questions to Ask Your Ancillary Supplies Vendor

By On June 19, 2017

It’s common for sponsors and CROs to work with vendors to acquire ancillary supplies and ship them to sites. From the outset, it is important to fully understand your vendor’s capabilities and… Read More

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Ordering Study Supplies? Do You Need to Consider the Sunshine Act?

By On June 19, 2017

  We have found that many studies neglect to have plans in place regarding the Sunshine Act. Don’t overlook this! Sunshine Act reporting is required in clinical studies, and it should be… Read More

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Business Insights

7 Caveats to ‘Just Ship It’, Part 2

By On June 1, 2017

If you think logistics isn’t your business, think again… Logistics processes are not just for logistics personnel – they should be understood by everyone involved in the process in order to avoid… Read More

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Site Materials & Logistics

7 Caveats to ‘Just Ship It’, Part 1

By On June 1, 2017

If you think logistics isn’t your business, think again… I often hear the phrase: “I provided you an address, just ship it, what’s the big deal?” Logistics processes are not just for… Read More

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Business Insights

2 Tips for Shipping Your Clinical Supplies Internationally

By On May 15, 2017

Shipping clinical study supplies internationally is an art and a science. Customs departments add an unsympathetic layer of bureaucracy – if paperwork and preparations aren’t in line with the country’s regulations, you… Read More

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7 Ancillary Supplies Adventures

By On March 20, 2017

  At Imperial, we know that selecting, procuring, and delivering ancillary supplies for clinical trials isn’t just loading syringes and Fitbits into FedEx boxes and sending them here and there. It’s as… Read More

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5 Countries with Challenging Import Regulations

By On March 14, 2017

  Shipping Study Supplies Internationally: How to Avoid Customs Delays in these Five Challenging Countries Shipping study supplies internationally is a challenge, even for the experts.  I have found In my 20+… Read More

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Reclaiming the Power of Paper for Clinical Trial Materials

By On June 15, 2015

We live in a digital world.  Need directions? Use your phone app. Looking for your bank balance? Simply open your mobile banking app and log in. Want to read a book? Just… Read More

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Life-Science Events

Imperial Expands Global Footprint with UK Acquisition

By On April 30, 2015

  Global studies are the norm, more often than not in this day and age. As this trend continues, so too must the infrastructure development and the global footprint of companies that… Read More

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Podcast #05: A Proactive Approach to Outsourcing

By On January 30, 2015

Sponsors and CROs: Are you reactive or proactive in patient recruitment? Hope Cullen, Associate Director of Operations at Imperial Graphics, discusses the unique liaison between sponsors, CROs and vendors. Hear in this… Read More