Case Studies

Stories from the field...
Earthquake in Chile

Earthquake in Chile

From Earthquakes to Incarceration, Nothing Stands in Marken’s Way... Challenge: A massive earthquake (8.8 on the Richter scale) rocked Chile in the early morning hours of February 27th, 2010. When the earthquake struck, nearly one hundred people lost their lives, and...

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Delivery to Sick Child

Delivery to Sick Child

Marken Delivers Medicine to Help Save a Child’s Life...Challenge: It is 11 p.m. on a Wednesday in early September 2014, and a child at Mater Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia is critically ill and in immediate need of a drug available only in the United...

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Marken Goes Extra Mile!

Marken Goes Extra Mile!

Marken has been asked to travel to remote places in previous years but none as remote or as dangerous as the island village of Rio Tuba.Rio Tuba is located at the southern tip of the tropical island of Palawan, near the Mindanao region of the Philippines. This...

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Infectious Mosquitoes

Infectious Mosquitoes

Marken Took the Sting Out of a Difficult Shipping Problem...Challenge: A client needed to move malaria-infected mosquitoes across the United States as part of a clinical trial for a new malaria vaccine. Mosquitoes, particularly those infected with malaria, are...

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High Import Costs

High Import Costs

Marken’s In-depth Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements Pays Big Dividends For Clients Challenge A Marken customer is bringing an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) into the US for testing and further manufacturing. They’ve chosen Marken as their supply...

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Dry Ice Disruption

Dry Ice Disruption

Marken Delivers in Spite of a Dry Ice Disruption in Moscow Challenge In August of 2010, both of the dry ice factories in Moscow, Russia were shut down for unplanned technical upgrades. At the same time, the weather in the region was unusually hot (40°C / 104°F), which...

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Earthquake in Japan

Earthquake in Japan

Rapid Response to Earthquake Damage Keeps Critical Shipments Moving Challenge Following the major earthquake (8.9 on Richter scale) that struck Japan on March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered severe damage to multiple reactors. Due to the damage...

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