Marken opens expanded pharma depot in Mexico City

Published: 9-Jan-2013

To meet increased demand for clinical trial supplies in the region

Marken, a US logistics specialist has completed the expansion of its pharmaceutical depot in Mexico City to meet increased demand for clinical trial supplies in the region. The new facility is closer to Mexico City airport and provides a total of 1300m2 of GMP-compliant space for temperature-controlled storage and distribution of clinical trial supplies.

The company has also enhanced its global project management team with experienced Project Leaders ensuring seamless set-up and coordination of all global clinical trial storage and distribution.

‘We will continue to push forward in enlarging our network to provide the most efficient and flexible solutions to our clients,’ said Gerit Offenhauser, Marken’s SVP, Clinical Trials Distribution.

Marken's depots provide secure temperature controlled storage and distribution for pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and diagnostic equipment. The new depot in Mexico will supplement Marken's existing network of global depots in Germany, Singapore, US and Argentina. The network is connected through the Solo cloud based inventory management system that tracks dosages at the patient level.

Wes Wheeler, CEO of Marken, said: ‘Today's completion of our new Mexico depot is another important milestone in our global depot network expansion strategy. Through further continued investment in facilities and technologies, we will continue to ensure that our clients are served with full service, global clinical supply chain solutions and that we provide the highest quality courier and logistics services to our clients.’

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