ShipChain has been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the roughly 100 supply chain companies and experts that will help build and come up with the parameters for the Blockchain Toolkit. ShipChain CEO, John Monarch, will be the primary delegate. According to the WEF’s formal announcement made on May 1, 2019,
If you’ve been following our blog, trends in logistics, or just the news in general, by now you know that blockchain is a big deal. Imagine a world in which all of your data is virtually unhackable, secure, and unable to be tampered with. Now imagine removing third-parties and their added costs entirely. You’re looking
Blockchain and Ethereum technology can be very confusing if you don’t have a background in either. It seems that every time I mention that I work for a Blockchain company, the conversation inevitably goes to how exactly it works and what it all means. One aspect that can appear daunting is understanding an Ethereum wallet.
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
Dear Community, If you care about our company and/or the freight and logistics industry (which we really hope you do!), then this is the email you’ve been waiting for. Because today, we have something extra special for you. No, it’s not some announcement of an announcement about an announcement or any blockchain hype. It’s better.
The simple problem with “private blockchains” is that they discard everything you love about the decentralization revolution. Instead of open, trustless, censorship-resistant systems, ad campaigns whitewash you with a deluge of “solutions to public chain pain points,” like faster block times, lower fees, and higher transaction throughput, while throwing the proverbial baby out with the
Guest post by ShipChain's Director of Product Development, Daven Jones I get asked this question a lot in my day to day life. Friends, family, convention goers, technology meet up participants, people I see at the gym while donning my ShipChain t-shirt - pretty much everyone. In general, the vaguely and wonderfully curious. At first,
Dear Community, As 2018 begins to wind down, we want to give you a sneak peek at some of the exciting things we’ve been working on—some fantastic updates that we have for you today—and the major milestones we can’t wait to share with you in January. Overview The past few months have been a whirlwind!
In logistics and supply chain, we've all been approached about using blockchain technology as a solution to all of the issues the industry is riddled with. It's a buzzword that seems to be very hot right now, but often times, we’re not being told the whole story. Let’s get back to the basics for a
It's the end of Q3, a little over 3 months since our last tech update! It's an exciting time here at ShipChain, with full-steam development ongoing across over a dozen codebases and new talent constantly joining our team as we grow into a powerful workforce. We've been building some interesting initiatives that we're excited to