Blockchain technology is capable of providing end-to-end transparency about where food originated and traveled, which can help reduce the risk of foodborne illness and the cost of produce contamination.
Global Container Terminals Inc., a North American container terminal operator, has joined the TradeLens supply chain platform, which uses blockchain technology, according to an Oct. 17 news release.October 21, 2019
Blockchain, the technology that allows digital information to be shared across networks, has been mentioned fewer and fewer times by corporate executives, signaling what was thought to be the next big thing in trucking may already be declining.
In the transport and logistics sector, skepticism about blockchain remains, which means it’s important to note the advantages of blockchain but also clear up some possible misconceptions, says John Monarch of ShipChain.
Blockchain is more than just a tech industry buzzword; it’s a digital tool that could transform how business is conducted in a variety of fields, including transportation. While its use in trucking has not gained widespread traction yet, behind-the-scenes developments are well underway to advance blockchain applications and governance.
DexFreight, a blockchain-based logistics platform provider, has announced a contract with Veracruz, Mexico, to develop a proof of concept for a blockchain-driven port community system.November 9, 2018
Decentralized logistics platform dexFreight announced Oct. 24 that it had completed its first shipment — of frozen foods — using a blockchain-based contract system.October 25, 2018
Blockchain could serve as the much-needed replacement for the industry's legacy electronic data interchange system, updating supply chain logistics for the digital and big-data age and tackling the nation’s congestion problems in the process.
Blockchain startup Citizens Reserve announced Suku, a blockchain-based platform intended to help users open new markets, improve operations and reduce costs of running supply chains.September 10, 2018