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Disrupting Transport & Logistics on the Blockchain

Private Blockchains Could Hurt the Shipping and Logistics Industry

The past few years have been big for blockchain.  But many people still don’t understand what blockchain is or how it works. Some companies are even hopping on the “blockchain bandwagon” without considering whether it's actually useful in their industry. And according to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, misapplying the technology in this way is a

Why Counterfeiting Is So Dangerous

If you’ve been following our blog, you’ve noticed the term “counterfeiting” here and there. It’s a huge issue in shipping and logistics, but it certainly doesn’t stop there. For the majority of people, the first thing that comes to mind is counterfeited goods. Fake handbags, knock-off sunglasses, inauthentic sneakers, and so on. And while finding

By |2019-10-10T09:51:13-07:00August 27th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry|0 Comments

ShipChain and ParceLive Announce New Partnership to Advance Global Blockchain Shipment Tracking

New Partnership Will Enable Real-Time Temperature, Light, and Location Monitoring Across the Global Supply Chain ShipChain, a blockchain-based logistics solutions provider, today launched a new partnership with ParceLive, a real-time supply chain visibility platform, furthering its efforts to increase transparency, efficiency and quality control across the global supply chain. Under the new partnership, ShipChain will

By |2019-08-22T08:48:03-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Blockchain, Partnership Announcements, Press, Updates|0 Comments

Globalization and International Supply Chain Management

Ah, globalization. One of the great buzzwords of the 21st century. Although we see the term brought up less frequently nowadays, globalization is still very much an ever-present phenomenon, and it has profound implications for international supply chain management. So what exactly is globalization? In simplest terms, globalization is the process by which organizations gain

By |2019-08-05T12:28:33-07:00August 5th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Attracting Logistics Talent in a Rapidly Evolving Industry, ShipChain Welcomes Mark Coady to Expand Biz Dev Operations

Logistics talent is amid a battle. Traditional logistics workers, including truckers, warehouse workers, load planners, and freight brokers, have become viewed as unstable and “dirty” by new generations.  At the same time, major companies continue to focus on attracting fresh, new talent to deploy the latest technologies and services. As Amazon continues to lowball other

By |2019-07-25T08:21:03-07:00July 25th, 2019|Mark Coady, ShipChain Team|0 Comments

ShipChain and GTX Corp Launch Global NFC Blockchain Shipment Tracking Solution

New partnership will track temperature-sensitive shipments using energy-efficient NFC smart tags LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA July 17, 2019 - Blockchain-based logistics ShipChain and GTX Corp (OTCQB: GTXO), a global tech leader offering a suite of GPS and NFC tracking location-based services, today announced a new partnership for a new global NFC blockchain shipment tracking solution. Under

Retail Needs to Leverage Blockchain, Here’s Why

“Retail is dying,” or so they say. But that certainly isn’t the case; rather, retail is changing. The way that we shop today is drastically different than it was ten years ago, and the same will probably be said in another ten years. That is just the world we live in, thanks to technological innovation.

By |2019-07-11T10:34:43-07:00July 11th, 2019|Blockchain, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|1 Comment

The Fireworks Supply Chain

The 4th of July is one of the most revered and cherished holidays in the United States, and rightfully so! Those celebrating take part in grand and patriotic celebrations, usually involving barbeques, apple pie, red, white, and blue, and of course, fireworks. Ellen Chang from TheStreet estimated that approximately 219 million Americans partook in 4th

By |2019-07-03T10:02:23-07:00July 3rd, 2019|Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Future of the Digital Supply Chain: IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, Predictive Analytics, and More

Understanding the future of the digital supply chain is essential to success. We must embrace the possibilities of Big Data, the Internet of things, blockchain technology, predictive analytics, and the growing unrest that these things bring to the industry. Let’s take a closer look at how these technologies will affect the future of supply chain

By |2019-06-25T09:54:01-07:00June 25th, 2019|Blockchain, Supply Chain|1 Comment