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Season’s Greetings from Marken

This holiday season, Marken is making a difference by giving back. We have partnered with Americares, a global non-profit dedicated to providing access to medicine and clinical services to improve community health in times of crisis.

  • Season’s Greetings from Marken

    This holiday season, Marken is making a difference by giving back. We have partnered with Americares, a global non-profit dedicated to providing access to medicine and clinical services to improve community health in times of crisis.

  • Winter Storm Diego (Southeast U.S.)

    Winter Storm Diego is expected to affect the Southeast United States, bringing a mix of freezing rain, sleet and heavy snowfall. The system could cause flash floods and power outages, snarl air travel and down trees as it makes its way east.   Marken has put contingency plans into effect to redirect shipments and minimize any… Read more »

  • Marken Establishes New Collaboration with RareChannels

    Collaboration Paves Way for Manufacturers to Find Logistics Solutions for Patients   Research Triangle Park, NC, November 20, 2018 – Marken announced a new collaboration with RareChannels, a global web-based reference which allows manufacturers of rare disease therapies and their affiliates to find customized logistic solutions.   According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 7,000… Read more »

  • Marken Assists in Fight Against Polio

    Marken Leads Logistics for Urgent Vaccine Need in Papua New Guinea      Research Triangle Park, NC, November 6, 2018 – Marken shared news today of a coordinated project for shipments of biological samples to test for the presence of the polio virus in Papua New Guinea (PNG).  An outbreak of the virus across areas… Read more »

  • Preparing Clinical Trial Logistics for a No-Deal Brexit

    Pharma’s Almanac – Q4 2018 Despite many discussions, no agreement has been reached on the exit of Britain (Brexit) from the European Union. With less than six months to go, it is increasingly possible that a no-deal, hard break will take place on March 29, 2019. To prevent the worst scenario — interruption of the… Read more »

  • Hurricane Willa (Mexico)

    Hurricane Willa, a Category 5 hurricane capable of catastrophic damage, is nearing Mexico’s Pacific coast. As the storm strengthens, it is expected to make an impact on Tuesday afternoon (October 23). Marken has contingency plans in place for shipments located the region. Clients may reach out to their local Marken office for information on a… Read more »

  • The Changing Face of Clinical Trials

    Traditional trial strategies often bring challenges to patient recruitment and retention. Sponsors are eagerly embracing the value that hybrid and virtual trials offer, and are exploring how logistics and supply chain experts like Marken can work closely with them and with patients through these types of trials.

  • Marken Announces Global Brokerage Management Services for Clinical Trial Materials

    New Centralized Service Speeds Shipments and Reduces Import/Export Risk     Research Triangle Park, NC, October 16, 2018 – Marken announced today the launch of their brokerage management services in conjunction with UPS Brokerage to create one seamless offering with optimal visibility and ease of use for clients.   The addition of this service will… Read more »

  • Hurricane Michael

    For information on shipments moving into or out of regions in the path of Hurricane Michael, please contact your local Marken office for more details about the contingency plans that are already in place to reduce impact on shipments.   Update – Wednesday, October 10: Hurricane Michael has made landfall as a powerful, Category 4… Read more »

  • Pharma’s Almanac: Personalized Logistics Solutions for Virtual and Hybrid Clinical Trials

    The pharmaceutical industry is moving toward siteless/hybrid clinical trials. Implementing such complex studies requires participation from all members of the supply chain and the support of an experienced service provider that can ensure the development of appropriate protocol designs.

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