Two-Way Shipper Simplifies Logistics of In-Home Test Kit
‘Game-changing’ Cologuard test kit packaging encourages early detection of colon cancer. The kit is shipped as a prescription direct to patients who then provide a sample within packaged components before mailing the kit to Exact Sciences’ laboratory for analysis.
Exact Sciences markets Cologuard colon cancer screening test kits directly to consumer-patients with the goal of early detection by encouraging patients to ask their doctors to prescribe the test. Cologuard is designed for patients aged 50 or older and is available by prescription only.
Collection Kits are stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct sunlight.While in controlled warehouse storage, the temperature range is maintained between 15°C to 30°C.
Prior to FDA approval, UPS came to the table to help the company craft a unique logistics strategy tailored to transporting the test in a simple and efficient manner. UPS was willing to create a brand new model of logistics with Exact Sciences, while providing service to both the company and Cologuard patients.
Source: Life Science Logistics