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MISSION-CRITICAL SHIPMENTS REQUIRE A HIGHER STANDARD OF QUALITY
Mission-critical shipment values are orders of magnitude higher than what have traditionally been called “high value” shipments. The categorization includes precious cargo whose failure to arrive on time and intact puts businesses in jeopardy, and, at their most critical, can be a matter of life and death. From life-saving drugs and organs for transplants to components for assembly lines or retail items that are essential to a manufacturers’ bottom line (and the sellers they do business with), mission critical shipments require critical thinking, planning and execution.