We know you, our prepared media customers, are looking for ways to streamline your media delivery and inventory stock management systems. The Tailored Delivery Solution (TDS) for prepared culture media improves laboratory efficiency without the need for large capital investment! Resulting in less costs, less waste and less staff involvement.
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This program is designed for short shelf life and high demand products such as Prepared Media in various formats including: plates, biplates, contact plates, bottles and tubes. As a bespoke solution, we are happy to evaluate the inclusion of further products.
We will design your delivery schedule to suit the requirements of your facility. Here are some examples of how existing TDS customers utilize this solution:
We will work with you to find your custom solution.
The trolleys measure 36” x 24” x 69”.
The trolleys are made from stainless steel with robust, lockable wheels. Each trolley has a large opening for ease of loading/unloading.
We know that some deliveries take place in the elements, so all trolleys are delivered with a weatherproof hood.
*Images are of European trolleys. The US version differs - please contact your local Thermo Fisher Scientific Microbiology representative for further information.
Crates are made with a two flap lid for durability and ability to stack for storage.
Store between 2-12°C for the shelf life stated on the certificate*, or at room temperature for a maximum of 10 days (within shelf life).
*This only applies to those Thermo Scientific Prepared Media that are mentioned on this Validation Certificate from QA.
Yes, you can design the layout of your trolley according to your needs with the possibility of altering this during your pilot implementation program.
In most case, trolleys and crates will be delivered by a dedicated driver and vehicle, taking into account your facilities goods-in requirements.
The layout depends on the total capacity of each trolley. So far we have two trolley size variations in our standard program:
This program is tailor made and therefore we are open to discuss options with you.
The maximum shelf capacity is four shelves.
Weekly or bi-weekly deliveries over 300 packs are recommend in conjunction with the TDS trolley delivery program for maximum benefit.
You will be supported by a dedicated team responsible for managing and tailoring your program to your laboratory’s unique needs.
Why did you make the transition to using the Tailored Delivery Solution from Thermo Fisher Scientific?
“…it’s much easier and faster to work with. Not only unpacking, but also booking into our merchandise management system, as well as processing the waste.”
Cornelia Quandt, Labor Mönchengladbach MVZ Dr. Stein & Kollegen
Quest Diagnostics estimates that TDS has saved around 50 manhours a week, and a significant volume of waste, at their Clifton, New Jersey facility.
Nick Serafino, National Director of Supply Management at Quest Diagnostics noted, “I would strongly recommend TDS to other companies because it's an end-to-end supply chain solution that gets the right product to the right line.”
We are clinical microbiology and our sole mission is to help laboratories work smarter, to enable microbiologists to focus on what truly matters – timely, accurate diagnosis.
Thermo Scientific™ culture media is relied on by laboratories around the world and we can relate! Many of our colleagues have laboratory work experience so they know what makes a difference to workflows and everyday workload efficiencies.
If you are considering exploring alternative media suppliers, we are the partner that will support every step of the transition.
Tailored Delivery Solution - Our most efficient prepared media delivery and stock management service