Marken is a company that provides medical supply logistics and support services. It offers drug storage, distribution, temperature control shipments, regulatory assistance, customs prepayments, and supply chain management services. The company also provides additional services such as biological kit production, ancillary material sourcing, shipment lane verification, and qualifications, as well as GDP, regulatory, and compliance consultancy. Marken serves pharmaceutical, clinical research, and biotechnology sectors globally.

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Parent CompanyUPS
HQDurham, NC, US
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Marken was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Durham, NC, US
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Key People/Management at Marken

Ariette Van Strien

Ariette Van Strien

Doaa Fathallah

Doaa Fathallah

General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, Polar Speed
Simon Kirk

Simon Kirk

Chief Technology Officer
Andrew Gravatt

Andrew Gravatt

Senior Vice President, Finance
Thomas C. Grundstrom

Thomas C. Grundstrom

Senior Vice President – IT Strategy, Technology and Business Analytics
Gerit Offenhauser

Gerit Offenhauser

Senior Vice President, Global CTD Operations and EMEA Logistics
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Marken Office Locations

Marken has offices in Durham, Aston, Bensenville, Burlington and in 50 other locations
Durham, NC, US (HQ)
1009 Slater Rd STE 120
Aston, PA, US
215 Bridgewater Rd
Bensenville, IL, US
425 Country Club Dr
Burlington, MA, US
67 S Bedford St #400
Doral, FL, US
NW 84th Ave
Inglewood, CA, US
720 Hindry Ave
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Marken Financials and Metrics

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Marken is a subsidiary of UPS

Marken Revenue

Marken's revenue was reported to be £111.35 m in FY, 2020 which is a 48.9% increase from the previous period.
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Marken Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PCX International Co. LtdAugust 01, 2019
Der KurierJuly 15, 2019
HETOJuly 15, 2019
Touchdown International LtdOctober 05, 2017
Marken Germany GmbH
Marken Japan Holdings Limited
Marken Korea LLC
Marken LLC (Russia)
Marken Switzerland AG
Marken Taiwan Limited
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Marken Revenue Breakdown

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Marken revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 86.1% from EMEA , 7.0% from Latin America and 6.9% from Asia-Pacific

Marken Cybersecurity Score

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Marken Online and Social Media Presence

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Marken News and Updates

Insights on the Clinical Trial Supply & Logistics for Pharmaceutical Global Market to 2026 - Featuring Bilcare, Catalent and Marken Among Others

Dublin, Dec. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Clinical Trial Supply & Logistics for Pharmaceutical Market Research Report by Phase, Sector, Therapeutic Area, and Region - Global Forecast to 2026 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19" report has been added to's offering. The G…

UPS unit Marken expands network to support clinical trial logistics demand

Expansion plans include new locations, additional cold chain services and packaging solutions, said Marken, which is based in Research Triangle, North Carolina. As part of the geographic expansion, Marken will develop facilities in South Korea and sub-Saharan Africa, the company said. The company wi…


UPS Healthcare’s clinical trial logistics unit, Marken, and THREAD, an innovative decentralized clinical trial technology provider, announced a partnership today to bring the first ever, unified, decentralized clinical trial solution into patients’ homes.

Marken’s Complete Supply Chain Infrastructure Meets Nation’s Vaccine Trial Distribution Needs in 8 Weeks

Marken was requested by the Ministry of Health to propose an end-to-end solution as a single supplier for vaccine trial storage, distribution and logistics on a national scale. To meet this request, Marken’s dedicated team of experts expanded their GMP depot footprint and electrical infrastructure t…

Marken Continues Expansion Of Global Footprint

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken, the clinical supply chain subsidiary of UPS Healthcare, announced today they are adding a GMP-compliant depot in Los Angeles, California and a new GMP-compliant depot in Kiev, Ukraine. In addition, two GDP-compliant...
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Marken Blogs

UK Consultation on Proposals for Legislative Changes for Clinical Trials

Author: Anna Cesar – Manager, Regulatory Compliance EMEA The United Kingdom Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has ran, from January 17 to March 14, a public consultation on 10 issued proposals regarding the regulation of clinical trials in the UK. These proposals aim to revi…

Biologistics World Japan

The post Biologistics World Japan appeared first on Marken.

Biologistics World Korea

The post Biologistics World Korea appeared first on Marken.

ARCS (Australia)

The post ARCS (Australia) appeared first on Marken.

Biologics World Taiwan & Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Asia

The post Biologics World Taiwan & Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Asia appeared first on Marken.

ISPE Conference Japan

The post ISPE Conference Japan appeared first on Marken.
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Marken Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Marken founded?

    Marken was founded in 1980.

  • Who are Marken key executives?

    Marken's key executives are Ariette Van Strien, Doaa Fathallah and Simon Kirk.

  • How many employees does Marken have?

    Marken has 2,000 employees.

  • What is Marken revenue?

    Latest Marken annual revenue is £111.3 m.

  • What is Marken revenue per employee?

    Latest Marken revenue per employee is £55.7 k.

  • Who are Marken competitors?

    Competitors of Marken include DSV, Blue Dart and World Courier.

  • Where is Marken headquarters?

    Marken headquarters is located at 1009 Slater Rd STE 120, Durham.

  • Where are Marken offices?

    Marken has offices in Durham, Aston, Bensenville, Burlington and in 50 other locations.

  • How many offices does Marken have?

    Marken has 54 offices.