Logistics

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|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

ShipChain Launches New Final Mile Delivery Platform

Over the past few years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to understanding the ins and outs of the shipping and logistics industry. During that time, we noticed a space that was in serious need of more visibility, Final Mile delivery. To that end, we have decided to make the Final Mile capabilities of our multi-functional visibility platform

By |2020-01-15T10:24:15-08:00December 11th, 2019|Blockchain, Final Mile, Industry, Logistics, Product, Supply Chain, Tech, Updates|0 Comments

ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore

This past November, ShipChain was honored to win the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore. Last year, ShipChain bagged The Business IT Innovation award, which was received by Mr. John Monarch, CEO, ShipChain at #DataccioConnect Dubai.  Since then, there has been a lot of momentum, and the organization has welcomed several new partnerships. Prominent among

Exploring the Growing Talent Gap in Supply Chain Management

If you work in supply chain and logistics, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about the growing talent gap. While the trucker shortage has been a hot topic of conversation during this last year, the industry is starting to realize that the talent gap extends far past just trucking. In fact, it’s becoming a

By |2019-11-12T16:26:42-08:00November 12th, 2019|Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Astonishing Benefits of Supply Chain Visibility and Their Impacts

Supply chain visibility is essential to modern success, but according to Supply Chain Dive, as few as 6% of companies have achieved full supply chain visibility. The problems existing within supply chain visibility go back to issues with tracking shipments after shipping to consumers. At the same time, supply chain visibility and transparency rank as

By |2019-10-10T09:46:44-07:00October 10th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Here’s What the Future Will Look Like Once the Industry Embraces Public Blockchain

You may have noticed a few prominent private blockchains popping up here and there. The problem with these private blockchains is, at their core, they are not truly decentralized. By joining a private chain, you do not get all of the benefits that blockchain promises. In fact, you could argue that your data is even

By |2019-09-18T13:43:20-07:00September 18th, 2019|Blockchain, Logistics, Public Blockchain, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Private Blockchains Could Hurt the Shipping and Logistics Industry

The past few years have been big for blockchain.  But many people still don’t understand what blockchain is or how it works. Some companies are even hopping on the “blockchain bandwagon” without considering whether it's actually useful in their industry. And according to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, misapplying the technology in this way is a