RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken announced today that they were selected as the Best Life Science Logistics Service Provider at the 4th BioPharma Asia Industry Awards. The award was announced at a dinner on Tuesday night and a ceremony was held in conjunction with the BioPharma Asia conference in Singapore. The conference was attended by more than 1000 participants.
The Biopharma Asia Industry Awards is the leading event for the biopharma industry in the region. The conference brings decision makers together from pharma, biotech, academia, Clinical Research Organizations and Contract Manufacturing Organizations to collaborate and decide on trends within the industry. The best organizations in the industry are recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the biopharmaceutical sector in Asia. Five nominees were selected for each category in drug discovery, manufacturing, clinical trials and supply chain / logistics. Marken won in the logistics category after being nominated for the first time this year.
Michael Culme-Seymour, Marken Vice President, Asia Pacific Region said this about the award, "Marken proudly accepts this award as an acknowledgment of our growing service to the industry in the APAC region. Our dedicated staff at the depots and branches in Singapore, Beijing and the entire region provides the passion and service to our clients that drive the key indicators behind this award. We applaud our employees and thank our clients for their trust and confidence in awarding Marken with this distinction."
The award recognition comes just as Marken commemorates the opening of their fully GMP compliant depot in Beijing. The depot event will take place on March 26th, 2014 and will be preceded by an industry symposium.
Wes Wheeler, CEO of Marken shared his thoughts about the award, "Being recognized as the Best Life Science Logistics Service Provider in our industry confirms that our 100% dedication to the pharmaceutical industry is the right direction for our organization and is valued by our clients in the clinical trials industry. We are proud that our business in Asia continues to grow not only our depots and drug distribution services, but also for our biologic sample shipments and kit building services."
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 into solutions that extend the reach of clinical trials to even the most remote treatment-naive geographies. www.marken.com