UPS Drop-off Service (U.S.)

Marken worked closely with UPS® to develop a service to allow nurses to drop off clinical trial samples at The UPS Store® locations within the United States. This unique service provides patients and nurses greater flexibility for home care during clinical trials.

The key features of this service include:

  • Nurses drop off blinded shipments at The UPS Store® after sample collection at patient homes
  • Approximately 84% of the US population lives within 10 miles of a The UPS Store® location in the United States.
  • All The UPS Store® locations have the capability to handle UN3373 and UN1845, as well as pre-packed, pre-paid shipments at all temperature ranges, including ambient, refrigerated and frozen samples
  • Marken manages the booking of shipments to ensure protocol compliance, patient data blinding and data encryption
  • Leveraging a network that is three times larger than UPS’s direct competitor
  • The UPS Store® locations offer UPS Next Day Air® service, with early morning delivery to central and regional labs from many origins

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of the U.S. population lives within 10 miles of a UPS Store
The UPS Store® locations in North America

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