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Blockchain

By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2018
With a focus on providing more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade through the usage of blockchain technology, ocean cargo giant A.P. Moller-Maersk and technology powerhouse IBM announced plans this week for a joint venture (JV). IBM and Maersk said that the objective of this JV is to provide a jointly developed global trade digitization platform that is built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem
By LM Staff · January 10, 2018
Peerless Media’s 2017 Virtual Summit shows how creating a data-rich ecosystem can eliminate borders, establish visibility and optimize logistics and supply chain management operations to meet the digital mandate.
By APQC · January 5, 2018
This Infographic from APQC explains how Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, provides a secure way to record transactions made among key business partners.
By Becky Partida · December 14, 2017
Blockchain’s potential is great, but most organizations have not yet made the investment.
By Gary Forger · December 12, 2017
No one knows for sure what is the potential of blockchain, but everyone wants to know what they should do!
By Ken Cottrill · December 12, 2017
Is it for your supply chain: : Blockchain is still a largely unproven innovation in the supply chain, but it’s also one that companies can’t afford to ignore. This fourth part of four in this issue of NextGen Supply Chain offers some guidelines for deciding if blockchain has a future in your supply chain.
By Gary Forger · December 12, 2017
While blockchain has tremendous potential in the supply chain, for now, it is primarily limited to pilots and small scale deployments
By Ken Cottrill · December 12, 2017
Smart contracts: Blockchain is still a largely unproven innovation in the supply chain, but it’s also one that companies can’t afford to ignore. This third part of four in this issue of NextGen Supply Chain details how smart contracts work on the blockchain platform.
By Ken Cottrill · December 12, 2017
Potential applications: Blockchain is still a largely unproven innovation in the supply chain, but it’s also one that companies can’t afford to ignore. This second part of four in this issue of NextGen Supply Chain details how blockchain technology might benefit various supply chains including food and pharma.
By Ken Cottrill · December 12, 2017
The basics: Blockchain is still a largely unproven innovation in the supply chain, but it’s also one that companies can’t afford to ignore. This first part of four in this issue of NextGen Supply Chain details what the technology is and how it works to make the supply chain more effective.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2017
In another sign of the increasing relevance of blockchain technology on freight transportation and logistics, UPS said today it has become a member of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, which is a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight sector.
By Jeff Berman · October 5, 2017
When assessing the state of the 3PL (third-party logistics) market, it truly does go without saying there is something for everyone, especially in terms of the needed, and varied, services 3PL’s provide on behalf of their shipper customers. And it stands to reason that a premier source of these services comes in the form of the 2018 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study published by Penske Logistics, Infosys Consulting, Penn State University, and Korn Ferry.
By Patrick Burnson · September 29, 2017
Will digitalization reshuffle the deck in the marketplace of logistics services? The IT experts at AXIT, a Siemens company, believe it will.
By Bridget McCrea · August 29, 2017
As global supply chains become more complex and customers more demanding, the race is on to develop software applications that can effectively manage and make sense of the zettabytes of data being generated by our digital world.
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2017
A panel of experts participated in a "brown bag" lunch discussion this past week, hosted by the Federal Maritime Commission, where the topic of blockchain technology and its applicability to supply chain management and increasing efficiency in international trade was explored.

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