A Look at Some of the Biggest Trends in Shipping and Logistics

Nowadays, evolving technology can dramatically change the way society functions. I can still remember my very first cellphone. The most high-tech things it could do were make phone calls and send text messages, all hand-crafted in T9 of course. Fast forward fifteen years and now my cellphone also doubles as my HD camera, portable music

By |2019-05-07T11:03:29-07:00April 17th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Supply Chain|1 Comment

Why Walmart is Paying Truckers Almost $90,000 a Year

Near the end of 2018, Walmart announced it plans to raise trucker salaries to approximately $87,500. That is in stark contrast to the current median clocking in at roughly $44,281. Now if your first thought is to quit your job immediately and apply to drive for Walmart, I don’t blame you. The salary is impressive,

By |2019-04-10T09:43:08-07:00April 10th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain, Trucking|0 Comments

A Win-Win Situation: Electronic Device Manufacturers and Blockchain Solutions

As blockchain is now a frequent topic of discussion among supply chain circles, it is essential to consider how it could affect electronic device manufacturers. Marrying electronic device manufacturers and blockchain software vendors will have a profound impact on reducing the spread of counterfeit products and more. According to Maja Vujinovic of CoinDesk, 30% of

By |2019-04-02T11:15:50-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Top 5 Practical Freight & Logistics Applications of Blockchain-Based Systems

It’s easy to get caught up in the hype over blockchain. When it comes to supply chain, the vast promises of renewed visibility and traceability are abundant. While there is much truth to the hype, it is important to stay practical and understand the logistics applications of blockchain and what they mean for you and

By |2019-03-18T10:23:49-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|1 Comment

ShipChain and Scanlog Partner Over Blockchain-Based Track-and-Trace Platform

ShipChain, the blockchain-based end-to-end logistics startup, has announced the integration of its platform with Scandinavian logistics company Scanlog, to help with the track-and-trace of Scanlog’s freight moving across the company’s global logistics network. The importance of transparency in supply chains can never be stressed enough, with businesses that deal with cargo movement across international borders

By |2019-02-28T10:19:00-07:00February 28th, 2019|Blockchain, Industry, Press, Supply Chain, Updates|0 Comments

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019, one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Industry players have already begun experimenting with technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence. Drones are already delivering packages, and self-driving vehicles are being produced and tested

By |2019-02-26T12:22:11-07:00February 26th, 2019|Industry, Supply Chain|0 Comments

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 |2019-02-14T09:56:41-07:00February 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 |2019-02-01T11:13:10-07:00February 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 |2019-01-31T09:43:07-07:00January 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 |2019-01-24T10:35:04-07:00December 20th, 2018|Industry, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain|11 Comments