Shipping Solutions for Colleges and Universities

Safely Ship Biological Specimens, Research Materials, Chemicals, and Other Hazardous Materials with Industry-Leading Expertise

Shipping biological specimens can be a daunting task, given the strict transportation regulations that need to be adhered to. We assist laboratory scientists, researchers, lab operations and students with handling the shipping and transportation of biological specimens and hazardous materials by land and air. Our logistics team stays up to date on the latest regulations and best practices, providing you with peace of mind and minimizing logistical headaches for higher education. 

Mercury can provide your institution with a cost-effective, time-sensitive, and temperature-controlled logistics solution, both domestically and internationally. We fully comply with all transportation rules established by the International Airline Transportation (IATA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). 

We Offer a Wide Range of Logistics Services

  • Biological Specimen Shipping: Our specialized packaging and temperature-controlled shipping options ensure the safe and timely transport of biological specimens. 
  • Chemical and Hazardous Material Shipping: Our expertise in handling and shipping hazardous materials enables us to safely transport chemicals and other dangerous goods, complying with all relevant regulations. 
  • Import and Export Services: Our team navigates customs clearance, documentation, and international shipping regulations to provide seamless international shipping solutions for you. 
  • Dry Ice Replenishment: Mercury can offer dry ice replenishment services for shipments when needed, ensuring temperature-sensitive goods preservation during transit.  
  • Shipping Supplies: We provide validated packaging, dry ice, refrigerant phase change materials (PCMs), GPS trackers, and temperature monitors.

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We Ship Other Things Too

In addition to shipping biological samples, we can assist you with shipping laboratory equipment, IT equipment, employee laptops, and much more. 

Choose Mercury for Your Educational Institution's Shipping Needs

By partnering with Mercury, scientists and researchers can focus on their core research duties, rather than spending valuable time and resources on shipping-related tasks. You will benefit from our years of experience, dedication to safety, and commitment to customer satisfaction. 

Our team is trained to handle even the most challenging shipments. Reach out to us today for further details and discover how we can make shipping a little easier for your school. 

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We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified logistics provider

MassBio Preferred Partner

  • Mercury is a preferred shipping partner [source:] for MassBio. We were chosen due to our stellar track record and for always being there for our clients.

Biocom California

  • Mercury is excited to join Biocom California and streamline shipping for biotech companies' sensitive research materials.

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