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FAA Experiences Computer Outages Resulting in Impacted Flights Throughout USA

Update: The FAA has resolved their computer system outages and normal air traffic operations are gradually resuming across the USA. Due to a recent Federal Aviation Administration system failure, flights are being delayed at multiple locations across the USA. As the...

  • FAA Experiences Computer Outages Resulting in Impacted Flights Throughout USA

    Update: The FAA has resolved their computer system outages and normal air traffic operations are gradually resuming across the USA. Due to a recent Federal Aviation Administration system failure, flights are being delayed at multiple locations across the USA. As the FAA works to restore their operating system, Marken is closely monitoring all shipments that may be… Read more »

  • Winter Storm Watch Over Central and Eastern USA

    As extreme weather conditions form over the central and eastern parts of the USA, Marken is closely monitoring the ongoing weather conditions and we understand that air freight movements may be experiencing delays and interruptions. We are working proactively with clients to provide alternative arrangements to ensure patients are unaffected and making contingency plans to… Read more »

  • Closely Monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole

    Following the landfall of Tropical Storm Nicole, we understand that many clinical sites and airports in the South Eastern part of the U.S. may be impacted. We are working proactively with clients to provide alternative arrangements and contingency plans to ensure patients are unaffected and mitigate interrupted service. We remain committed to sourcing the best… Read more »

  • Marken Service Update: UA, AA, DL Pilot Strikes

    Marken is actively monitoring the developments surrounding the ongoing airline pilot contract negotiations – specifically with the US’s largest airlines – American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Airlines.  Most recently, Pilot Unions have rejected the latest contract proposals, with Delta Airlines pilots authorizing a potential strike.  While a strike is not imminent as the process… Read more »

  • Marken Service Update: Post Elections Strike in Brazil

    Marken is aware and closely monitoring the ongoing developments of the Post Elections Strike in Brazil. While some critical airports are being disrupted at this time, our team is working 24/7 to evaluate shipments and transport services being impacted. We are committed to serving our clients and will continue to adjust operations as needed. Using… Read more »

  • Marken Operational Update – Taiwan

    Marken is aware and closely monitoring the ongoing developments in Taiwan, with respect to any impacts on the supply chain. While a few passenger flights have been disrupted at this time, Marken shipments have not been impacted, and we are operating normally. We are committed to serving our clients and will continue to adjust operations… Read more »

  • Marken Reaches Agreement to Acquire The Medical Courier Business of Cedra Express, Expands Direct Presence in New Zealand

    Marken, a critical part of UPS Healthcare, has reached agreement to purchase the medical courier business of Cedra Express, a New Zealand-based transportation and logistics provider serving the life science and pharmaceutical segment. This acquisition will enhance Marken as a clinical trial and cell and gene logistics provider in the region. “With this new direct… Read more »

  • Marken Service Update: State of Emergency Declared in Ecuador

    Marken is closely monitoring the impact of the State of Emergency declared in Ecuador. We understand your concerns and the challenges that may transpire throughout the supply chain. With close communication with our regional Marken team, we are currently receiving real-time updates and have prepared contingency plans in place, to mitigate disruption and ensure uninterrupted service.… Read more »

  • Marken Operational Update – Ukraine

    Our primary concern remains the safety and wellbeing of our staff and partners, we understand that our clients with active business in the region are concerned about their patients and shipments in the Eastern region. Marken’s Operations team is closely monitoring the situation and has deployed contingency plans to protect your products, shipments, and our… Read more »

  • National Weather Alert for the Central, Southern, and Eastern U.S.

    Marken is closely following the National Weather Alert for the Central, Southern, and Eastern U.S. A potent system has been digging across the Western U.S. over the last couple of days producing showers, mountain snow, gusty winds, and dust storms. This system will become a powerful large-scale storm tomorrow, which will roll through the Central,… Read more »

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