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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...

  • 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 Successfully Ships Lifesaving Treatments For Humanitarian Aid In Ukraine

    GOAL As part of a humanitarian effort responding to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, Marken was requested by a client to ship critical compassionate use medicinal products and supplies. CHALLENGES These requested clinical supplies were currently not available in the region to aid Ukrainian refugees. These shipments required a 48-turnaround time (TAT) in order to… 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 »

  • UK Consultation on Proposals for Legislative Changes for Clinical Trials

    Author: Anna Cesar – Manager, Regulatory Compliance EMEA The United Kingdom Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has ran, from January 17 to March 14, a public consultation on 10 issued proposals regarding the regulation of clinical trials in the UK. These proposals aim to revise the current Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials)… Read more »

  • CDC Noninfectious Certification Statement

    Recently the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reminded the trade community that shipments of noninfectious diagnostic specimens must be accompanied by a noninfectious certification statement. Providing CDC with a non-infectious certification statement is not a “new” requirement. Title 42 part 71 The Foreign Quarantine regulations state that noninfectious diagnostic specimens may be imported without an… Read more »

  • FDA Launches New 24/7 Drug Entry Review Pilot

    Author: Anna Cesar – Manager, Regulatory Compliance EMEA From March 13, 2022, through June 13, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Regulatory Affairs’ Office of Enforcement and Import Operations (OEIO) will run a new entry review pilot. The pilot has been developed as a way to improve their operational efficiency on account of… Read more »

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