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
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
Blockchain technology is a major disruptor in the supply chain. It stands to change the game as we know it by giving companies a better way to ensure traceability throughout vast supply chain networks. In order to properly disrupt the supply chain of today, you need to know everything there is to know about it.
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
People cannot improve on what they do not understand or know. This statement applies to shippers as well. While this comparison is most commonly associated with benchmarking, it is also part of the reason why more people in the shipping industry are turning to blockchain for supply chain management (SCM). Blockchain SCM is poised to
The inception of blockchain technology for use in logistics and supply chain management represents one of the most significant innovations in the industry. Blockchain is a technology that stores incorruptible blocks of information; in logistics and supply chain management, it has the potential to eliminate inaccuracies and hold all supply chain entities accountable. In the
Africa Energy & Infrastructure’s Arvy Nahar recently sat down for an exclusive interview with ShipChain’s CEO, John Monarch, and CRO, Sami Rusani. They talked about the mission of ShipChain to use blockchain technology to improve the global freight and logistics industry. “It was an honor being interviewed, because I think there are lots of international
Did you catch the latest interview with our CEO, John Monarch? He was recently interviewed by TechBullion on how ShipChain is disrupting transport & logistics on the blockchain. John discusses some of the biggest problems currently affecting the logistics industry and the different ways ShipChain is going to solve them, including the need to eliminate
Shipping & Freight Resource Interviews John Monarch On Eliminating the Barriers to Blockchain in Logistics
ShipChain CEO, John Monarch, was recently interviewed by Lewis King on eliminating the barriers to blockchain in logistics. John talks about one of ShipChain’s most impactful goals and that is inclusiveness - making its platform accessible to smaller shippers and forwarders. Currently, the costs associated with entry and technology are too high for smaller companies.
Several weeks ago, Clinton Senkow, ShipChain’s VP of Partnerships attended several events in both Maine and New York City to raise awareness for ShipChain’s global mission which is building a unified platform to track and trace all kinds of goods along the supply chain. The first stop on the trip brought Clinton to Maine where