It’s easy to get caught up in the hype over blockchain. When it comes to supply chain, the vast promises of renewed visibility and traceability are abundant. While there is much truth to the hype, it is important to stay practical and understand the logistics applications of blockchain and what they mean for you and
ShipChain, the blockchain-based end-to-end logistics startup, has announced the integration of its platform with Scandinavian logistics company Scanlog, to help with the track-and-trace of Scanlog’s freight moving across the company’s global logistics network. The importance of transparency in supply chains can never be stressed enough, with businesses that deal with cargo movement across international borders
According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019, one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Industry players have already begun experimenting with technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence. Drones are already delivering packages, and self-driving vehicles are being produced and tested
Blockchain in the pharma supply chain can dramatically affect the success and verifiability of pharmaceuticals. Unlike other industries, pharmaceuticals are subject to intense regulation. Failure to maintain proper temperatures or traceability within the pharma supply chain can have disastrous outcomes that directly impact patients and their family members. Adding Blockchain to the pharma supply chain
Shippers everywhere face an uncertain future. The constant threat of a trade war and increasing consumer demands have pushed existing operations to their breaking points. Customers want information and visibility at any given time, and any misstep in the supply chain could result in permanent losses to profitability, productivity, and efficiency. The situation leaves very
There is a problem with food and drug supply chains. In the last few years, numerous recalls have occurred following the identification of cancer-causing chemicals in medications, and foodborne illness outbreaks, including the E. Coli Romaine lettuce recall of Thanksgiving. These recalls make one thing clear: there needs to be better traceability in the supply
Blockchain is a term that evokes both excitement and fear. The abstract concepts powering blockchain can be overwhelming, and ShipChain CEO John Monarch, and Trucking CFO and Certified Public Accountant, John Turner, recently had an opportunity to sit down on the Road Dog Live Show to discuss the value of blockchain and its potential
Dear Community, If you care about our company and/or the freight and logistics industry (which we really hope you do!), then this is the email you’ve been waiting for. Because today, we have something extra special for you. No, it’s not some announcement of an announcement about an announcement or any blockchain hype. It’s better.
Blockchain technology is a major disruptor in the supply chain. It stands to change the game as we know it by giving companies a better way to ensure traceability throughout vast supply chain networks. In order to properly disrupt the supply chain of today, you need to know everything there is to know about it.
Dear Community, As 2018 begins to wind down, we want to give you a sneak peek at some of the exciting things we’ve been working on—some fantastic updates that we have for you today—and the major milestones we can’t wait to share with you in January. Overview The past few months have been a whirlwind!