Standard Operating Procedures Standard Operating Procedures Pick up at each facility between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM* * After hours pick-ups are available providing there is access to the facility or lock-boxes and cut off times for shipping are met. Log specimen count and pick up time on Daily Manifest during each stop. Consolidate all specimens and/or related materials in one shipping container. Package according to IATA 650 packaging instructions. Fill out airbill and all necessary paperwork. (FAA/TSA and/or Airline security forms) Tender shipment at required time according to designated airline. Ensure flight is on schedule for planned departure. Fax, phone or EDI transfer information to designated Laboratory and Laboratory Express. Manifest to include specimen counts, time of pick up, tracking number for shipment, also pieces and weight of shipment. Retain hard copy of daily manifest and airbill for records.