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Business, Technology, Logistics

FedEx CEO Fred Smith Sees Blockchain as ‘Next Frontier’ for Logistics

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Convinced that blockchain is on the brink of transforming the package-delivery business, FedEx Corp. is testing the technology to track large, higher-value cargo.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
May 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain on Verge of Revolutionizing Shipping Industry

Akos Stiller/Bloomberg News

Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast computer databases tracking cargoes. But it all still relies on millions and millions of paper documents.

Kyunghee Park | Bloomberg News
April 18, 2018
Business, Technology

IBM Chairman Ginni Rometty Promotes Blockchain’s Effects on Shipping

Ginny Rometty, Brian Sandoval Ginni Rometty, Brian Sandoval by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Blockchain’s effects will extend to transportation and facilitate the movement of goods, according to IBM Chairman Ginni Rometty.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 25, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

Take a deep dive into three topics that can help fleets gain greater visibility into their trucking operations: Blockchain, predictive analytics and remote diagnostics. 

Transport Topics
February 21, 2018
Business

Trimble's Tim Leonard: Why Carriers Should Care About Blockchain

Tim Leonard, chief technology officer at Trimble Transportation, talks about the opportunities blockchain presents for fleets and discusses key business cases in this segment that is part of our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, "Mega Trends in Trucking Technology." More at bit.ly/TT-LOW0221

Transport Topics
February 21, 2018

Paper Transport's Peter Covach on Predictive Analytics

Paper Transport's Peter Covach discusses ways in which the trucking industry gains efficiencies through predictive analytics and blockchain. The interview is part of our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, Mega Trends in Trucking Technology. More at bit.ly/TT-LOW0221

Transport Topics
February 21, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Commodities Shipper Seeks $150 Million to Start Digital Coin

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The shipping agency that struck the first freight deal settled in Bitcoin is now seeking $150 million to launch its own cryptocurrency.

Isis Almeida | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2018
Business, Technology

Replay: LiveOnWeb's Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

Clevenger, Legler Clevenger, Legler by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

Still puzzled by what blockchain is? Unsure of the value of predictive analytics, or not taking full advantage of remote diagnostics? Our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, "Mega Trends in Trucking Technology," is for you. Watch the replay.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2018
Business, Technology

Understanding Blockchain

Blockchain is one of those concepts people often say they need to get their heads around. So what, exactly, is it?

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain for Trucking

Freight contracts, document transfers, food safety, driver security, parts management and asset tracking are among the many elements of the trucking business that could become easier and more secure through new applications built around the shared digital ledger called blockchain.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018

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