Outsourcing of testing and services has become more common in the clinical trial industry. This trend is due to expedited study demands, increases in the number of studies and complexity of the studies. When a company decides to use outside vendors, implementing expert vendor management is critical. Identifying the appropriate laboratories, qualifying the laboratories to ensure regulatory compliance, and monitoring the laboratories’ performance over time is critical to success. LabConnect has extensive experience in providing this service to our clients through our functional outsourcing services, focusing on both analytical and operational processes.