Blockchain and its Implications for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Blockchain in the pharma supply chain can dramatically affect the success and verifiability of pharmaceuticals. Unlike other industries, pharmaceuticals are subject to intense regulation. Failure to maintain proper temperatures or traceability within the pharma supply chain can have disastrous outcomes that directly impact patients and their family members. Adding Blockchain to the pharma supply chain

By |2019-02-14T09:56:41+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Recalls and Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Aid in and Ultimately Prevent Recalls

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

By |2019-02-01T11:13:10+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Summary of Road Dog Live Show With ShipChain CEO John Monarch

Blockchain is a term that evokes both excitement and fear. The abstract concepts powering blockchain can be overwhelming, and ShipChain CEO John Monarch, and Trucking CFO and Certified Public Accountant, John Turner, recently had an opportunity to sit down on the Road Dog Live Show to discuss the value of blockchain and its potential

By |2019-01-31T09:43:07+00:00January 29th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, John Monarch, ShipChain Team, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

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.

By |2019-01-24T10:35:04+00:00December 20th, 2018|Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Who’s Using Blockchain in Logistics & Supply Chain Today?

From the creation of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) to companies of all sizes developing blockchain-based supply chain management platforms, it is clear that blockchain is becoming a force to be reckoned with in freight and logistics. As blockchain gains prominence in the logistics industry, supply chain leaders need to understand who is using

By |2018-11-20T11:49:49+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blockchain, Logistics, Supply Chain|1 Comment

Mitigating Logistics Risk Through Blockchain

Logistics will always contain risks, but the use of blockchain in supply chain management can go a long way in prevention and mitigation. The applications of blockchain in supply chain management are growing, and supply chain leaders now have a unique opportunity to bring end-to-end visibility to the darkest and most secluded parts of their

By |2018-11-20T11:51:05+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Integrating Blockchain With Other Supply Chain Systems

In modern supply chains, communication and collaboration are everything. Systems that work together can ensure that all parties in the supply chain have access to the information and resources necessary to fulfill more orders and please customers. The introduction of blockchain technology is no different from traditional upgrades to supply chain management systems. Blockchain integration

By |2018-11-20T11:51:34+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blockchain, Supply Chain|0 Comments

When Will Blockchain be Commonplace in the Logistics Industry?

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

By |2018-11-20T11:50:35+00:00September 18th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Blockchain SCM Transformation Explained in Layman’s Terms

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

By |2018-08-29T10:07:04+00:00August 29th, 2018|Blockchain, Industry, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Blockchain and Trucking: A Match Made on the Road

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

By |2018-11-20T11:52:11+00:00August 24th, 2018|Blockchain, Shipping, Supply Chain|0 Comments