Marken has relocated and expanded its Singapore office to support specialty logistics services for clients. The expansion includes a new purpose-built GMP compliant facility to support investigational medical product distribution, as well as the addition of key specialty services for its programs in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
The new 14,500-sq.-ft. clinical trial supply depot offers storage conditions including: secured controlled drug (ambient), 15° – 25°C (controlled ambient), -2° – 8°C (cold storage), -20°C (frozen), and -80°C (deep frozen). Clinical trial logistics services include: storage and distribution, drug returns and destruction, kit building, and short- and long-term biological specimen storage in ultra low freezers.
Gerard Barba, chief executive officer of Marken, commented, “The opening of our directly owned depot in Singapore sets the cornerstone of an expanding global network of GMP compliant distribution centers for Marken.”