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Service Update – South Africa

Over the past several days, we have been closely monitoring the developments regarding Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant identified in Africa. To comply with new regulations, the majority of our commercial carrier partners have announced that they will transition to ca...

  • Service Update – South Africa

    Over the past several days, we have been closely monitoring the developments regarding Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant identified in Africa. To comply with new regulations, the majority of our commercial carrier partners have announced that they will transition to cargo-only flights out of Johannesburg, South Africa. Additionally, some airlines are operating on restrictive service,… Read more »

  • Marken Announces Storage and Distribution Expansion with Our Moscow Depot

    Marken is excited to announce that our Moscow location is now available as a regional depot for Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan, effective immediately. “This new regulation is great for sponsors who wish to reach patient populations in Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan with our Moscow depot,” Anastacia Kurianova, Regional Director, EMEA Clinical Trial Distribution,… Read more »

  • UPS HEALTHCARE EXPANDS GLOBAL COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS NETWORK

    Marken, UPS Healthcare’s clinical trial logistics unit, adds significant capacity to support increased demand for cell and gene therapies Research Triangle Park, NC, October 4, 2021 – Marken, the clinical trial logistics operation with UPS Healthcare, has expanded its global network to support increased demand for its clinical drug supply chain services, particularly for cell… Read more »

  • Closely Monitoring Tropical Storm Ida

    Following the landfall of Hurricane Ida, we understand that many clinical sites in the South-Central part of the U.S. may be impacted. We are working proactively with clients to provide alternative arrangements to ensure patients are unaffected and making contingency plans to ensure uninterrupted service. Please contact your local Marken branch or business professional if… Read more »

  • Canada New Client Portal

    AUTHOR: Anna Cesar | Regulatory Compliance Associate The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is modernizing and streamlining the process of importing commercial goods. The CBSA Assessment Revenue Management (CARM) solution will give importers and brokers 24/7 access to border services through the new CBSA Assessment Revenue Management Client Portal (CCP). Canada’s importers and customs brokers… Read more »

  • UPS HEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH THREAD TO DELIVER

    New, comprehensive in-home visit solution provides seamless digital experiences for clients and patients for decentralized clinical trials Research Triangle Park, NC, and Cary, NC, June 29, 2021 – UPS Healthcare’s clinical trial logistics unit, Marken, and THREAD, an innovative decentralized clinical trial technology provider, announced a partnership today to bring the first ever, unified, decentralized… Read more »

  • The New European Medical Device (MDR) and In-Vitro Regulation (IVDR)

    AUTHOR: Anna Cesar | Associate, Regulatory Compliance The transition period for the new European Medical Device (MDR) and In-Vitro Regulation (IVDR) will end soon – May 26, 2021, and May 26, 2022, respectively. If you are an importer of medical devices or IVDs to the EU, you must be prepared for changes. Importer role under… Read more »

  • India: New Mandatory Pre-Arrival Clearance Procedures

    AUTHOR: Reynaldo Roman | Senior Director, Regulatory Compliance India’s Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs announces a new rule requiring all air cargo arriving in India to be Customs cleared no later than the day of arrival and preferably before arrival. As of April 1st, importers must ensure that their shipment documents are complete,… Read more »

  • Marken Successfully Ensures On-Time Release Of CAR-T Cell Treatment In Spain

    OVERCOMING BREXIT CHALLENGES TO COORDINATE TIME-SENSITIVE SHIPMENTS GOAL To ensure on-time release and delivery of an autologous CAR-T Cell treatment therapy to an investigator site in Spain. CHALLENGE Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the start of Brexit, when the U.K. left the European Union (EU), many transport options were highly impacted. These circumstances caused… Read more »

  • Marken’s Complete Supply Chain Infrastructure Meets Nation’s Vaccine Trial Distribution Needs in 8 Weeks

    Marken’s Complete Supply Chain Infrastructure Meets Nation’s Vaccine Trial Distribution Needs in 8 Weeks Marken was requested by a Ministry of Health to propose an end-to-end solution as a single supplier for vaccine trial storage, distribution and logistics on a national scale. To meet this request, Marken’s dedicated team of experts expanded their GMP depot… Read more »

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