ShipChain Joins Baseline Protocol Initiative

ShipChain will use Baseline Protocol to help facilitate both fully private transactions on both the public Ethereum network and the ShipChain sidechain, as well as facilitate the flow and synchronization of data between disparate ERP and other enterprise-class systems. As per the press release put out by ConsenSys, “the Baseline Protocol is an open-source initiative

The World Economic Forum Publishes its Blockchain Toolkit

On April 28th,  the World Economic Forum (WEF) officially published its much-anticipated document about how to properly leverage blockchain technology.  The paper, called ‘Redesigning Trust: A Blockchain Deployment Toolkit,” was first announced last May as a means to, as per the WEF's statement, "enable leaders to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of the technology."

By |2020-05-07T10:17:27-07:00May 7th, 2020|Blockchain, John Monarch|0 Comments

Understanding the Issue of Supply Chain Fragmentation

Global supply chains are growing and transcending traditional borders. As businesses continue to expand, outsource, and enter new markets, supply chains will continue to increase in complexity. While there are several noteworthy benefits associated with globalization, the downside is the difficulty in ensuring that all supply chain functions and partners are working together harmoniously. Unfortunately,

By |2020-04-27T11:25:45-07:00April 27th, 2020|Blockchain, Data, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Trucking Industry In The COVID-19 Era

Professional truck drivers are currently facing a surging demand like none other. As critical workers, they must put themselves in harm's way on the front lines to make sure that essential medications, supplies, and foodstuffs are readily available to our communities in this time of need. During these unprecedented times, truckers need additional support to

By |2020-04-08T09:25:03-07:00April 8th, 2020|Blockchain, Trucking|0 Comments

ShipChain Donates Petaflop of Computer Power to Help Find COVID-19 Cure

ShipChain, a blockchain-based logistics solutions provider, announced today that it is donating up to one Petaflop of computing power - approximately one quadrillion calculations per second - to assist Folding@home scientists attempting to find the cure for the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Folding@Home is a wonderful decentralized group effort in finding effective treatments for numerous diseases and

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

It all began in late December 2019 when the World Health Organization was informed of several cases of severe pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The strain was subsequently named Coronavirus (COVID-19), and since then, it has spread like wildfire across the world. What was once thought to only be an issue in China is now a

By |2020-03-17T10:08:12-07:00March 17th, 2020|Supply Chain|0 Comments

How Data Can Improve Last-Mile Delivery

The last-mile of delivery is a pain point for many companies. From missed delivery times to damaged products, it can be an area that many managers spend a lot of time on. According to Business Insider, last-mile delivery costs comprise 53% of overall shipping costs. But dedicated managers have found a solution to help improve

By |2020-03-10T09:23:46-07:00March 10th, 2020|Data, Final Mile, Industry, Logistics|0 Comments

How Blockchain Can Reduce Food Fraud

Food fraud has been a global problem for what feels like forever. It first came about as an attempt from dishonest individuals to make a profit, and since then has only increased in prevalence as lower-cost alternatives continue to be passed off as their high-value counterparts. Food fraud has now become a pressing issue in

By |2020-02-25T11:34:09-08:00February 25th, 2020|Blockchain, Food Supply Chain, Supply Chain|0 Comments