Blockchain

Blockchain and its Implications for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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

By |2019-02-14T09:56:41+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Do More Shipping with Less Work

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

By |2019-02-07T15:47:07+00:00February 7th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Shipping|0 Comments

Recalls and Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Aid in and Ultimately Prevent Recalls

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

By |2019-02-01T11:13:10+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Summary of Road Dog Live Show With ShipChain CEO John Monarch

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

By |2019-01-31T09:43:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, John Monarch, ShipChain Team, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Dispatch Report + Full Product Launch | January 2019, Issue No. 10

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.

By |2019-01-24T10:34:19+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Blockchain, Dispatch, Industry, Product, ShipChain Team, Tech, Updates|0 Comments

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 |2019-01-24T10:36:18+00:00December 12th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Leeward Bailey, ShipChain Team, Tech|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