Supply Chain

Commerzbank Tests Blockchain for Managing Corporate Supply Chains

The German bank partnered with chemical companies Evonik and BASF to test blockchain’s use in managing supply-chain processes.

News  ·  21 May 2021

Rare Sneaker App Switches From Ethereum to Hedera to Skip Blockchain Fees

At $80 for minting an NFT on Ethereum versus $1 on Hedera, it was a matter of cost, said SUKU.

Business  ·  3 February 2021

US Navy Commissions $1.5M Blockchain System for Tracking Critical Weaponry

Blockchain firm SIMBA Chain won a contract to build a system to anticipate demand for "critical" military weaponry parts.

Tech  ·  13 January 2021
Supply Chain

Scottish University Taps Blockchain Tech to Fight Whisky Fakes

Anti-tamper bottle tags and the blockchain tracking platform from Everledger are being deployed to help tackle the trade in counterfeit whiskies.

Tech  ·  18 December 2020
Enterprise Blockchain

French Fashion Brand Adds Blockchain Tracking to Clothes Made From Ocean Plastic

True Tribe is using the Ethereum-based SUKU protocol to track the provenance of clothing made from recycled ocean trash.

Business  ·  16 December 2020
Supply Chain

From DeFi to DeOps: How Public Blockchains Could Supplement ERP Systems

As DeFi does away with middlemen in finance, "DeOps" could reduce the need for intermediaries in large-scale supply systems.

Business  ·  26 October 2020

Blockchain to Play ‘Essential Role’ in Farming Supply Chains, Says US Government

An agency attached to the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it expects blockchain will play an important role in the sector's supply chains.

News  ·  11 August 2020
Supply Chain

Coffee Giant Behind Folgers, Café Bustelo Taps IBM for Track-and-Trace Blockchain

IBM is giving its blockchain track-and-trace capabilities the social-impact treatment with a provenance application focused on coffee.

Business  ·  15 July 2020
Supply Chain

Mercedes Maker Daimler Tests Blockchain for Supply-Chain Data Sharing

Ocean Protocol has completed a proof-of-concept with Daimler, showing how the Mercedes-Benz maker can begin monetizing data across its supply chains.

Business  ·  7 July 2020
Supply Chain

Afghanistan Approves Blockchain Project to Help Tackle Scourge of Counterfeit Meds

Fantom is launching a pilot to help combat Afghanistan's counterfeit drugs problem using its blockchain to trace products along the supply chain.

Tech  ·  6 July 2020
Supply Chain

US Air Force Gives Blockchain Firm $1.5M to Build Supply Chain Network

SIMBA Chain, a blockchain-as-a-service company, has two years and $1.5 million to further build out its supply chain logistics platform for the United States Air Force.

News  ·  15 June 2020

Nonprofit Energy Consortium Trials Blockchain Management for Wastewater Tracking

A U.S. oil and gas consortium says a blockchain-based automated platform tracking wastewater reduced transportation costs.

News  ·  3 June 2020

Amazon Patents Blockchain-Based Product Authenticator

Amazon has patented a distributed ledger-based system for proving the authenticity of consumer goods.

Tech  ·  29 May 2020

TradeLens to Digitize India’s Largest Private Port Operator

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone is set to utilize the IBM-Maersk platform to speed up processes after COVID-19 highlighted issues with the existing system.

News  ·  27 May 2020

Tradeshift Proposes Plan to Protect Denmark’s Supply Chains From COVID-19 Crisis

Tradeshift wants the Danish government to try out a supply-chain relief plan that involves the fintech unicorn's blockchain-based trade finance platform.

Business  ·  7 May 2020