Clinical Trial Logistics


Marken is the only patient centric supply chain organization 100% dedicated to the pharmaceutical, life sciences, and clinical trial industries. Marken maintains the leading position for Direct to Patient (DTP) services and biological sample shipments and offers a state of the art GMP compliant depot network and logistic hubs in 45 locations worldwide.

Over 800 Marken staff members manage 50,000 drug and biological shipments every month at all temperature ranges in more than 150 countries.  Additional services such as biological kit production, ancillary material sourcing, storage and distribution, shipment lane qualifications, as well as GDP, regulatory and compliance consultancy add to Marken’s unique position in the pharma and logistics industry. 

The Marken global depot network offers temperature controlled storage at all levels from 2-8 degrees C, controlled room temperature and -20C to ensure product integrity.  Each of our depots also offers drug receipt, pick and pack, dispatch and drug return/destruction services. Project management teams make sure your clinical trial logistics are closely monitored from beginning to end, and you can manage shipments and inventory with full visibility using our cloud-based IT solutions.

In addition to investigational medicinal products and other study-related drugs, Marken provides supply chain logistics for ancillary supplies required by clinical trials sites including diagnostic, testing and medical equipment, centrifuges, disposable products, refrigerators, computers, eDiaries and ECG machines.