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

Track and Trace in the Food Supply Chain: Eggs

Modern-day food supply chains are extremely complex. Especially in today’s age in which recalls are seemingly an everyday occurrence, consumers are wary of what’s on their plate. Thankfully, ShipChain’s Track and Trace Platform tackles this lack of trust by bringing visibility to the food supply chain via blockchain technology. If you’re scratching your head and

By |2020-02-20T09:38:17-08:00February 20th, 2020|Blockchain, Food Supply Chain, Industry, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Why Final Mile Logistics Matter So Much

Final Mile, also commonly referred to as Last Mile, refers to the very last leg of any shipment’s journey: from the transportation hub to the end-user. A lot of times, this is a customer, and their location is a residential address. That said, Final Mile is not just about parcel deliveries, even though that’s usually

By |2020-01-29T09:50:36-08:00January 29th, 2020|Blockchain, Final Mile, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|1 Comment

(NEW WHITE PAPER AVAILABLE) Private vs. Public Blockchain: Separating Fact From Fiction

The hype over blockchain has created some confusion, especially over the use of private versus public blockchains, and which is better for the industry. Today, companies across the globe are leveraging blockchain to improve visibility and hold one another accountable, but which is the better option? To clear up the confusion and provide clarity, this

By |2020-01-22T09:45:56-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Blockchain, Public Blockchain, White Paper|0 Comments

Who Eats the Cost When Your Delivery Contains a Damaged Product?

We’ve all been there. The package you’ve been patiently waiting for (probably no more than two days with how we’ve become accustomed to fast, free shipping) finally arrives, and the contents are damaged. Luckily for you, today’s companies are all about top-notch customer service. Within a few minutes, they’ve processed a refund for your item,

By |2020-01-08T10:11:03-08:00January 8th, 2020|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Shipping|0 Comments

How Blockchain Can Increase Your Supply Chain Security

Supply chain security is something that all supply chain managers should be closely monitoring. Today’s supply chains face a unique array of threats, both in the physical and digital realm. Several years ago, the biggest supply chain issues to combat were things like supply chain terrorism, theft (internal or external), and piracy. Nowadays, you must

By |2020-01-02T10:20:27-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Knowledge is power in the world of supply chain management, and every company is searching for the next best way to save money and meet consumer demand. While you could turn to the troves of the internet for information, it helps to know which journalists and publications to trust. That’s why we’ve created this list