time-sensitive

time-sensitive

adj
1. (Chemistry) physically changing as time passes
2. only relevant or applicable for a short period of time
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The company controls 44% of the market capacity for express, or time-sensitive, shipments and has seen earnings grow by 17% a year, on average, over the past five years, the author notes.
In the latest, researchers tested drone delivery of human kidney to see if the method is viable for the time-sensitive task.
He pointed out that the patients are always ready to receive a call for an organ and it is rare for doctors to encounter issues reaching the recipient during the time-sensitive moment, when the heart or lung organ has been made available.
Work is anticipated to take place throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii and will facilitate time-sensitive disaster, infrastructure, and construction support such as flood recovery, emergency management, military construction, hazardous waste recovery, and munitions work.
Missouri, US-based 1st Choice Delivery provides last-mile delivery services in the central Midwest for pharmaceutical distributers, office product suppliers and other time-sensitive commodities.
California, US-based 4SameDay provides scheduled and on-demand last-mile distribution services in southern California to pharmaceutical distributers and other companies that require time-sensitive deliveries of items of value.
The Facebook-owned messaging app is taking a page out of Snapchat's patented time-sensitive posts and rolling out a variation of its own.
Recognising the inadequacy of most network infrastructures for handling such time-sensitive data, industrial suppliers, IT vendors and electronics makers are collaborating to update the standard Ethernet protocol to a next-generation Ethernet standard called time-sensitive networking (TSN).
UPS service caters to urgent, time-sensitive, and high-value international heavyweight shipments over 70kg
The messages were generally time-sensitive, with the State Department having a narrow window to give input before strikes were carried out.
UPS said individuals and companies of varying sizes can use it, but it's geared toward shippers with time-sensitive international shipment and is available in 65 countries that make up 91 percent of global GDP.