Blockchain

The Arguments For and Against Supply Chain Redundancies

For most companies, the ability to continue business operations regardless of what may be occurring externally is crucial. This rings especially true when you think about critical industries. So how do these companies stay afloat when a crisis hits? More often than not, it’s their supply chain redundancies.

By |2020-06-19T12:10:03-07:00June 10th, 2020|Blockchain, Supply Chain|0 Comments

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 |2020-06-19T11:57:29-07:00April 8th, 2020|Blockchain, Trucking|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 |2020-06-19T09:44:25-07:00February 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 |2020-06-19T09:27:34-07:00February 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|2 Comments

(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