Delivery to Sick Child

Marken Delivers Medicine to Help Save a Child’s Life… Challenge: It is 11 p.m. on a Wednesday in early September 2014, and a child at Mater Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia is critically ill and in immediate need of a drug available only in the United...

Marken Goes Extra Mile!

Marken has been asked to travel to remote places in previous years but none as remote or as dangerous as the island village of Rio Tuba. Rio Tuba is located at the southern tip of the tropical island of Palawan, near the Mindanao region of the Philippines. This...

Infectious Mosquitoes

Marken Took the Sting Out of a Difficult Shipping Problem… Challenge: A client needed to move malaria-infected mosquitoes across the United States as part of a clinical trial for a new malaria vaccine. Mosquitoes, particularly those infected with malaria, are...

Dry Ice Disruption

Marken Delivers in Spite of a Dry Ice Disruption in Moscow Challenge In August of 2010, both of the dry ice factories in Moscow, Russia were shut down for unplanned technical upgrades. At the same time, the weather in the region was unusually hot (40°C / 104°F), which...

Marken Overcomes a Snow Emergency to Deliver Life-Saving Drug

Heavy snowfalls, flight cancellations, and difficult driving conditions created a logistical barrier when a life-saving drug needed to be transported from Dreux, France, to a dying patient, suffering from a hemorrhage and affected with hemophelia, in London. Weather...