Marken (Formerly known as Marken Time Critical) Plans Grand Opening for New GMP-Compliant New York Depot

Published: Dec 20, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken is hosting an open house in January for their new GMP-compliant depot located in Farmingdale, New York. During the grand opening celebration and depot tour, Marken will also facilitate a round table to address key issues related to clinical supply chain management. Industry experts will share a holistic view on ways to find the optimum path between risk, cost, resource and management.

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The event will be held on January 15th and will be joined by industry-leading experts. The industry-led round table will bring focus to the complex topic of cost versus regulation: how best can pharmaceutical companies balance the mounting cost saving pressures within their organizations while being mindful of the increasing regulatory scrutiny and supply chain complexity of the industry? A panel of experts will share their experiences and real examples of how an efficient supply chain management plan can be critical and will continue to grow as one of the key elements in today's most successful organizations in the pharma industry.

Bruce Guenter, Director Global Clinical Supplies, Pfizer
Bill Wyrovsky, Associate Director Regional Logistics, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Dr. Michael N. Eakins, Principal Consultant, Eakins & Associates
Chuck Forsaith, Director, Supply Chain Security, Purdue Pharma
Technologies Inc. & Chairman, Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition
Rafik Bishara, Ph.D., is the current Chair of the Pharmaceutical Cold Chain
Interest Group (PCCIG) within the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA)

Marken's latest depot opening is part of a global phased plan to strategically build depots in key locations around the world. Frankfurt, Germany opened in October 2012, joining existing operational depots in Singapore, Mexico and Argentina. Further supplemented by its own 3rd party depot network, Farmingdale now completes Phase I of the global Marken depot network plan. This network has been built based on an extensive analysis of client needs as well as geographical needs, allowing large Phase III clinical trials to be conducted in a cost efficient and optimized manner.

Space is limited. Interested in attending? Please respond to: by January 2nd.

About Marken
Marken is the leading global clinical supply chain solutions provider dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, supporting over 49,000 clinical investigators in more than 150 countries. Marken integrates Depot and Logistics services into solutions that extend the reach of clinical trials to even the most remote treatment naive geographies.


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