Archive for the ‘Medical Courier’ Category

Medical Courier Services and the Laboratory Response Network (LRN)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

By Monte O’Hara

    • Federal
    • State and local public health
    • Military
    • Food testing
    • Environmental
    • Veterinary
    • International
  • CDC funding supports 62 U.S. states, territories, and metropolitan areas through the Public Health Emergency Preparedness cooperative agreement
  • Capital Express medical courier services customers have rated on-time performance of 99.875% on over 88,000 medical deliveries over a one year period

Medical Courier Services and the Laboratory Response Network

Capital Express Looking for Independent Contractors In Omaha Metro Area

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Hey!! Spread the news! Share this is you know someone looking for a unique career opportunity!

Capital Express is looking for contract drivers with newer economical vehicles to support on demand and scheduled small package delivery work in the Omaha area.  Must have clean driving record and pass a drug screen.

Submit a Vendor Profile online at : Click the form for “Delivery Contractors” at the top of the page!

OR visit us at

3326 S 67th St Omaha, NE 68106


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Types of Medical Waste

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Of the total amount of waste generated by health-care activities, about 80% is general waste. The remaining 20% is considered hazardous material that may be infectious, toxic or radioactive. Every year an estimated 16 000 million injections are administered worldwide, but not all of the needles and syringes are properly disposed of afterwards. Health-care waste contains potentially harmful microorganisms which can infect hospital patients, health-care workers and the general public. Types of waste include infectious waste, pathological waste, sharps, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, genotoxic waste, radioactive waste, and heavy metals waste. Capital Express provides medical courier service for a variety of situations.

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Medical Courier Services Are Vital for Proper Medical Waste Disposal

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Medical Courier Service by Capital ExpressMedical waste removal is a necessary component of hospital life, best served by a medical courier service like Capital Express. Hospitals have medical waste in the form of bodily fluids, organs and tissues, syringes, gauze and bandages, surgical gloves and used instruments, and anything else that has been tainted with blood or fluids. Instead of just tossing them in the trash as a common household does, hospitals are regulated by Federal and State mandates for the proper disposal of contaminated items. Medical courier services have trained their employees on the proper procedures for handling and transporting medical waste, including the federal and state paperwork required to track the waste from its source to its destination.

The Federal Government has appointed OSHA (United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration) to administer the requirements for medical waste disposal. Examples of these requirements are that contaminated needles must be placed in a container that is puncture proof, leak proof, must be color coded and labeled and must not be accessible in a way that a person could be punctured while handling the container.  The labels must be adhered to the container in a way that makes them very difficult to remove. The labels themselves must be fluorescent orange, with the labeling in large letters and contrasting color. Each medical product has a different procedure and requirement for the disposal of the article.

Along with the container types and the labeling information, the Department of Transportation regulates the tracking paperwork for the disposal of medical waste. The medical courier service is responsible for completing a tracking document that details the nature and magnitude of waste being removed. The tracking documents must be signed by both the shipper and the recipient of the medical waste. The signature verifies the correct procedures have been followed in packaging the waste, marking, and labeling the waste according to the DOT regulations.

Capital Express Expands Midwest US Network!

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Kansas City, MO 12-12- 2012

Capital Express Incorporated, the leading Midwest provider of customized, same day delivery solutions, today announced that it has purchased certain assets of Kansas City based Logistics Resources, Inc., operating commercially as AB Express.  The acquisition of AB Express’s customer distribution networks and customer relationships enhances the Company’s Midwest presence and provides Capital Express with new customer relationships.  This positions Capital Express to continue to provide its customers with superior service, coupled with added density in the markets serviced and additional regional service areas.

Capital Express Inc. Founder and CEO Monte O’Hara commented, “We are excited to be formalizing what has historically been a close working partnership with AB Express and its owners, Peter and Nora Sykes. AB Express’s service offering, customer relationships and geographic footprint help us expand our existing Capital Express network and provide services to a new set of customers. Our expanded industry experience and network creates the ideal platform for meeting our customers’ needs. We look forward to continuing to provide great service to the AB Express customer base”.

AB Express is the third acquisition Capital Express has completed in the Kansas City market since 2006. The Company continues to evaluate acquisitions of customized, same-day delivery companies as key component of its growth strategy.

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

The Capital Express Genie

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Aladdin had it easy; he just rubbed the lamp and got whatever he wanted delivered on the spot.  Well, Capital Express is your genie; ready with superior same-day and rush delivery services, taking your last-minute emergencies and turning them into business happenings…every day.

Rub the lamp – or if the lamp is not around, call us or click on our website – and experience the magic yourself.  Our lightning-fast emergency shipment services offer 3-hour, 2-hour, even 1-hour delivery for your emergency packages and shipments.  We offer same day delivery on this coast-or even on the other one!  We offer daily special fast service to hospitals, offices, banks and financial institutions, and you ought to see us speed through our regular routes!  We leave behind a sand dune’s worth of successful stops, and extremely satisfied customers.

Or, if you are REALLY in a bind (and what business doesn’t experience that once in a while?) we have Priority, the one that gets your delivery there RIGHT NOW, WOW-traveling point to point at top genie speed.  Our highly skilled and professional delivery men will get it to its destination with no stops, no pauses and no wasted breath.  Actually, it isn’t fair to call them genies; you couldn’t even get Aladdin’s genie to pull that one off!

Delivery Times and Services

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

For deliveries in Georgia, Courier Connection has several delivery time options available. The best option for a company with infrequent deliveries is one of the demand courier services. There are four different kinds of demand courier services available. For businesses that need frequent deliveries, however, the best option is probably going to be the scheduled delivery service. Packages are commonly delivered in a mere three to four hours. With the scheduled delivery service, the customer gets to decide the time and the date of delivery. 

The normal delivery service ensures that packages are delivered within two hours of order placement. For those who need even faster delivery, however, 1.5 service can be required. This, as the name suggests, provides packages delivered within 1.5 hours. If an hour and a half is still too slow for your courier needs, there is also a rush delivery service available. This service will deliver the customer’s package within the hour. The quickest option available is direct service. This service is for those who have absolutely no time to waste. Direct delivery service is when the package is picked up 20 minutes after order placement. The package is then delivered right away. 

For deliveries that are not local, Courier Connection has two more options. These options include: Courier Connection’s NFO service and a FedEx pickup and delivery option as well. The FedEx option is not available on the weekends. On weekdays it is available up until 8:30 at night. If you chose this option, Courier Connection will bring your package to the airport for you. If you chose the NFO service, however, Courier Connection will place your package on the soonest departing flight. With this option, delivery is usually made in 2-4 hours.

Capital Express – On Demand Delivery

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Capital Express has established a route system to service more than 700 different cities in nine Midwestern states. We offer expedited on demand  delivery service to anywhere in the U.S.  Regardless of when you need something picked up and/or delivered, we can provide the service. All you have to do is log-on to submit your service request online or make a quick phone call to let us know your service needs. 

Our new Pick-N-Pack operation in our Des Moines, Iowa facility receives online orders to fill from over 190 sku products which are all maintained in inventory in our facility.  We are presently averaging over 500 orders per week that are received online, filled, and shipped nationally, from our facility in Ankeny, Iowa.  We look for continued steady growth in our pick-n-pack operation through the remainder of 2011.  Being centrally located in Iowa gives great ‘reach’ in transportation time throughout the U.S. 

Find out how very convenient and easy it is to begin using the many services of Capital Express, Inc.

This is Capital Express

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

What is the best courier service in the area? Capital Express. Why? The answer is simple. Capital Express offers unbeatable service, superior customer service, and uses the most advanced courier technology available to provide their customers with real-time information. 

Capital Express began in Omaha, Nebraska. However, customers will be happy to hear that they can now find Capital Express offices in seven Midwestern states. Wherever you find Capital Express, you find quality: in their people and service! 

Omaha is home to our company’s corporate office. Even the well-known Night Owl Distribution Service is originated in Omaha. Also located in Omaha is our company’s largest Omaha warehouse at nearly 40,000 square feet. This warehouse has an incredible amount of space which is utilized for a myriad of purposes. Another large warehouse is located in Minneapolis, where customers will find nearly 30,000 square feet of warehouse. Kansas City, Des Moines, Sioux Falls, Fargo and even Tomah, Wisconsin has over 10,000 square feet of warehouse. Rest assured there is enough room for nearly anything you need stored, for any length of time.

Capital Express has the size and resources necessary to meet all of your courier requirements. We even operate regularly scheduled interstate linehaul services. Deliveries are made between all Omaha, Des Moines, Kansas City, Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis and Indianapolis. Let Capital Express take care of all your transportation, logistics and warehousing needs. You’ll be glad you did!

Our Contractors

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

In order to provide the best possible courier services to our customers, Capital Express utilizes a region-wide system of Independent Contractors to facilitate our customer’s deliveries. This business model provides the ability for independent entrepreneurs to create thriving businesses for themselves, their families and for Capital Express’ customers to receive the best possible service in the industry. 

Through 24 years of warehousing services, trucking services and distribution service, working with literally hundreds of contractors, we make sure to work with the very best. We research every contractor to make sure that every client of ours will receive reliable service from dependable couriers. The process of becoming a Capital Express Independent Contractor includes a background check, driving record and a drug test as well. Our clients can rest easy knowing that all due diligence has been done when it comes to the factor of honesty and reliability.

Capital Express fosters healthy competition among their drivers by maintaining a Contractor of the Quarter and Year program.  This program is in its fifteenth year and has proven to be very successful for our Contractors, Customers and for Capital Express.  This program provides recognition to the dedicated contractors that are providing their customers with the highest level of service possible and is based upon customer input. Some of our outstanding Independent Contractors have been providing their services for more than 18 years, with an average of 9 years experience for each contractor. The Capital Express team is an experienced group which provides unrivaled service in this industry.

At this time, Capital Express wishes to provide a very sincere THANK YOU…and wish a wonderful Holiday Season to all those hardworking contractors that help make each and every day a success.

We look forward to letting you know who received the Contractor of the Year award in our next newsletter, please keep watching right here.

Everyone at Capital Express, Inc. wishes you and those you love a very Safe and Happy Holiday Season !