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South Africa Customs and Port Health Authority Temporarily Suspend Operations

Operations at The South Africa Customs building at JNB port is currently suspended due concerns related to COVID-19 employee infections. They are currently preparing their offices for a deep cleaning and disinfecting before they will re-open. Marken is closely monitoring ...

  • South Africa Customs and Port Health Authority Temporarily Suspend Operations

    Operations at The South Africa Customs building at JNB port is currently suspended due concerns related to COVID-19 employee infections. They are currently preparing their offices for a deep cleaning and disinfecting before they will re-open. Marken is closely monitoring the situation, we are in direct contact with the Port Health Authority and are awaiting… Read more »

  • COVID-19 Critical Supply Chain Updates

    We are pausing the Supply Chain Update based on the evolving world situation and phased re-openings around the world. Updates will be published as appropriate based on global or regional changes. We thank you for your continued interest and support. We wish you all good health and continued safety. GLOBAL HIGHLIGHTS Click here to view… Read more »

  • MARKEN CONTINUES TO DELIVER BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES DURING COVID-19

    CHARTERED A PRIVATE PLANE IN GEORGIA TO TRANSPORT TO TESTING FACILITIES   With limited time to maintain lab sample viability and no cargo flight options available, Marken chartered a private plane today to transport biological samples from clinical trial patients to testing facilities outside the country of Georgia. GOAL Pick up from various investigator sites… Read more »

  • ARCHIVED COVID-19 CRITICAL SUPPLY CHAIN UPDATES

    Subscribe to Marken’s COVID-19 Daily Critical Supply Chain Updates to gain insights on the latest news and updates for: Status and condition for each country Transportation Logistics operations and cancellations Import / Export changes and regulations Marken’s immediate priorities and actions taken, particularly Marken’s Direct to Patient (DTP) services Archived COVID-19 Global Updates April 30… Read more »

  • COVID-19 Updates

    Following recent updates regarding COVID-19 in several countries including Italy, South Korea, and China,  Marken remains committed to the safety of our clients, patients, and our own team members while we continue to ensure that your shipments are cleared and delivered with minimum disruption. You should contact your local Marken office if you wish to… Read more »

  • Coronavirus Update

    As a follow up to recent communications surrounding Direct to Patient (DTP) services in China during the coronavirus outbreak, we continue to update you as the situation evolves.   Marken teams are providing DTP services in many cities across China.  Challenges to the process do exist and each DTP opportunity will be implemented as requested… Read more »

  • Marken Update – Coronavirus

    While we work with local and national health authorities as well as local service providers to understand what service changes can be implemented in China, we are closely monitoring any regulatory updates as well as legal or privacy positioning shifts in policies of the Central Chinese government.  Throughout this process, we are committed to maintaining… Read more »

  • Updated Information on Shipments to/from China (related to Coronavirus)

    We are closely following the growing list of carriers with flight embargoes now in place with restrictions or cancellations of flights to and from China in light of the coronavirus. Recent announcements of extensions to the Lunar New Year holidays in several Chinese cities will likely impact ground operations and processing times for Customs and… Read more »

  • 7.7 Caribbean Earthquake

    Marken is closely following reports for islands in the Caribbean following a 7.7 underwater earthquake between the coasts of Cuba and Jamaica. Contingency plans are in place to ensure there is no delay to shipments and Marken will continue to follow any further updates of damage or impact.

  • Wuhan Coronavirus

    While concerns regarding the Wuhan Coronavirus have escalated globally, Marken is committed to the safety of your shipments and is confident in the ability of our teams to serve our clients around the world. While authorities have enacted strict travel bans for the several Chinese cities, all other cities in China continue to operate normally… Read more »

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