Blockchain

Before You Eat That, Do You Have Any Idea Where It’s Been? Food Supply Chains on Blockchain

Before you pick up that cherry tomato or prep the chicken, do you really know what you’re about to eat? How often do you think about the actual processes and activities that go on behind the scenes in food supply chains? Produce is grown. Meats are raised. Dairy foods are processed. Others are prepared in

By |2019-06-17T10:41:18-07:00June 17th, 2019|Blockchain, Food Supply Chain, Industry|0 Comments

Does Blockchain Have Limitations?

Blockchain refers to a distributed ledger technology that restricts post-data entry changes and ensures a network of trust and valid data, reports Steve Banker via Logistics Viewpoints. Such technology runs on multiple nodes (transactions), which give supply chains access to like information and enable data-driven decision making. Blockchain ensures the integrity of data, preventing changes

By |2019-06-10T10:06:44-07:00June 10th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The State of Technology in Food Supply Chains 2019: Produce

Please enjoy this informative webinar on technology and it's role in food supply chains. We will explore current issues and opportunities in the industry and how technology can be utilized to enhance current supply chain operations. Our esteemed panel is comprised of Lisa Curtis, Founder and CEO of Kuli Kuli; Chris Kupillas, Regional

By |2019-06-06T09:55:45-07:00June 6th, 2019|Blockchain|0 Comments

Blockchain and Sustainability: Making the World More Eco-Friendly, One Business at a Time

We’ve discussed the impacts that blockchain will have on supply chain and logistics day in and day out. It’s poised to revolutionize the industry. But let’s take a step back and analyze blockchain’s bigger picture impact and what global adoption could mean for the green movement. Blockchain and sustainability go hand in hand, and leveraging

By |2019-06-03T12:52:41-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Sustainability|0 Comments

How Blockchain in the Supply Chain will Empower Supply Chain Management

What is Supply Chain? Supply chain is essentially the entire behind-the-scenes network that links a product from its point of origination to its final destination. Think from manufacturing to consumer, and every single step in between. Supply chains are often very complex as they encompass all vendors, warehouses, retailers, and so on that bring a

By |2019-05-29T09:48:42-07:00May 29th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Supply Chain|0 Comments

ShipChain Joins the World Economic Forum to Build the Blockchain Toolkit

ShipChain has been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the roughly 100 supply chain companies and experts that will help build and come up with the parameters for the Blockchain Toolkit. ShipChain CEO, John Monarch, will be the primary delegate. According to the WEF’s formal announcement made on May 1, 2019,

Introducing ShipChain’s Backend Services

If you’ve been following our blog, trends in logistics, or just the news in general, by now you know that blockchain is a big deal. Imagine a world in which all of your data is virtually unhackable, secure, and unable to be tampered with. Now imagine removing third-parties and their added costs entirely. You’re looking

Food Recalls: What Makes Romaine Lettuce So Special?

If you’re like me, you have probably wondered why the same foods keep getting tangled up in the major recalls. For example, what is it about romaine lettuce that makes it so susceptible to bacterial contamination? I always thought salads were the best choice on the menu, but have I been wrong this whole time?

How a Blockchain Platform Will Help Truckers Be More Efficient and Earn More Money

The trucking industry moves more than 70% of America’s freight, and gross freight revenues from trucking exceeded $726.4 billion in 2015, reports TechCrunch. Today, shippers are demanding more availability, time and capacity, and truckers are struggling to meet these demands. In response, the value of a blockchain trucking platform will grow, and according to our

By |2019-05-07T11:03:00-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Shipping, Trucking|0 Comments

5 Reasons That 3PL Companies are Looking for Blockchain Technology Partners

Shippers have traditionally turned to third-party logistics providers (3PL) to augment their logistics strategies. However, recent developments in the supply chain and globalization of the supply chain have triggered a surge of value-added services. Instead of merely providing logistics management and expansion of available capacity, today's 3PL offers a whole host of additional services, including

By |2019-05-07T11:04:03-07:00April 25th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain, Tech, Trucking|1 Comment