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

ShipChain Donates Petaflop of Computer Power to Help Find COVID-19 Cure

ShipChain, a blockchain-based logistics solutions provider, announced today that it is donating up to one Petaflop of computing power - approximately one quadrillion calculations per second - to assist Folding@home scientists attempting to find the cure for the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Folding@Home is a wonderful decentralized group effort in finding effective treatments for numerous diseases and

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

It all began in late December 2019 when the World Health Organization was informed of several cases of severe pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The strain was subsequently named Coronavirus (COVID-19), and since then, it has spread like wildfire across the world. What was once thought to only be an issue in China is now a

By |2020-03-17T10:08:12-07:00March 17th, 2020|Supply Chain|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 |2020-02-25T11:34:09-08:00February 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 |2020-02-20T09:38:17-08:00February 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

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