Blockchain

Shepherding the Blockchain Ecosystem with Industry Chains™

The simple problem with “private blockchains” is that they discard everything you love about the decentralization revolution. Instead of open, trustless, censorship-resistant systems, ad campaigns whitewash you with a deluge of “solutions to public chain pain points,” like faster block times, lower fees, and higher transaction throughput, while throwing the proverbial baby out with the

By |2018-12-14T13:57:16+00:00December 12th, 2018|Blockchain|0 Comments

ShipChain’s Director of Product Development Simplifies: What Does ShipChain Do?

Guest post by ShipChain's Director of Product Development, Daven Jones I get asked this question a lot in my day to day life. Friends, family, convention goers, technology meet up participants, people I see at the gym while donning my ShipChain t-shirt -  pretty much everyone. In general, the vaguely and wonderfully curious. At first,

By |2018-12-10T10:49:11+00:00December 10th, 2018|Blockchain, Daven Jones, Industry, Product, ShipChain Team, Tech|0 Comments

Does Your Supply Chain Need Blockchain?

The use of blockchain and supply chain management (SCM) platforms can reshape how shippers approach everyone from consumers to carriers. A platform that combines blockchain and SCM has the potential to eliminate many of the laborious manual processes involved in tracking shipments and preparing them for transit. Instead of trying to answer the question, "Does our supply

By |2018-11-29T10:30:52+00:00November 29th, 2018|Blockchain|0 Comments

Rethinking How Enterprises View Public vs. Private Blockchains

In logistics and supply chain, we've all been approached about using blockchain technology as a solution to all of the issues the industry is riddled with. It's a buzzword that seems to be very hot right now, but often times, we’re not being told the whole story. Let’s get back to the basics for a

By |2018-11-19T09:15:08+00:00November 19th, 2018|Blockchain, Events, John Monarch|0 Comments

Using Blockchain to Better Understand the Total Cost of Transportation

Determining the total cost of transportation is essential to understanding your company’s profitability. How quickly do customers receive products? How much are they willing to pay to receive those products faster? Were any shipments damaged or otherwise subject to cargo insurance claims? What could we as a company do better? Understanding the total cost of

By |2018-11-20T11:47:32+00:00November 15th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics|1 Comment

How to Reduce Fraud in Logistics

Fraud in logistics is a major problem. So many resources are wasted on trying to negate the issues, and although numerous risk analytics systems have been developed to try to improve the situation, nothing has proven foolproof. Blockchain technology may be the closest thing we have to a solution, and therefore, it has the potential

By |2018-11-20T11:48:21+00:00November 8th, 2018|Blockchain, Logistics|0 Comments

Who’s Using Blockchain in Logistics & Supply Chain Today?

From the creation of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) to companies of all sizes developing blockchain-based supply chain management platforms, it is clear that blockchain is becoming a force to be reckoned with in freight and logistics. As blockchain gains prominence in the logistics industry, supply chain leaders need to understand who is using

By |2018-11-20T11:49:49+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blockchain, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Mitigating Logistics Risk Through Blockchain

Logistics will always contain risks, but the use of blockchain in supply chain management can go a long way in prevention and mitigation. The applications of blockchain in supply chain management are growing, and supply chain leaders now have a unique opportunity to bring end-to-end visibility to the darkest and most secluded parts of their

By |2018-11-20T11:51:05+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Integrating Blockchain With Other Supply Chain Systems

In modern supply chains, communication and collaboration are everything. Systems that work together can ensure that all parties in the supply chain have access to the information and resources necessary to fulfill more orders and please customers. The introduction of blockchain technology is no different from traditional upgrades to supply chain management systems. Blockchain integration

By |2018-11-20T11:51:34+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blockchain, Supply Chain|0 Comments

When Will Blockchain be Commonplace in the Logistics Industry?

Blockchain and logistics have been a major talking point for supply chain leaders since the creation of Bitcoin. The technology holds great promise for the supply chain and logistics industry by creating an incorruptible and easily distributed resource for shippers and carriers to streamline productivity and ensure all operations continue unimpeded. However, the necessity of

By |2018-11-20T11:50:35+00:00September 18th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments