Supply Chains

Tech Mahindra Joins StaTwig in Global Vaccine-Tracing Blockchain

The firms say the blockchain can improve transparency and prevent failures in global vaccine supply chains.

News  ·  5 July 2021

The Age of Autonomous Supply Chains

Companies can replace top-down planning with self-organizing blockchain systems, says our columnist. Think of supply chains orchestrated by smart contracts.

Business  ·  14 June 2021

Canadian Pacific Railway Seeks Logistics Boost From Blockchain Tech

Canadian Pacific – in operation since 1881 – has joined blockchain-based logistics platform TradeLens.

News  ·  13 October 2020

World’s Biggest Meat Processor to Tackle Amazon Deforestation Using Blockchain Tech

JBS S.A. aims to track all of its cattle suppliers on a blockchain system by 2025.

Business  ·  24 September 2020

VeChain to Supply Blockchain Tech for Chinese Food Safety Group That Includes McDonald’s

The VeChain Foundation has become the first blockchain-based entity to join the China Animal Health and Food Safety Alliance (CAFA) and will work with members to trace supply chains in the country.

Tech  ·  18 September 2020

Global Shipping Giant Cosco to Trial Alibaba’s Ant Blockchain

Ant Financial claims its enterprise blockchain can handle a billion transaction a day and save costs in global shipping.

Business  ·  8 July 2020

VeChain to Develop Drug-Tracing Platform for Pharma Giant Bayer

Bayer China is tapping VeChain to help it track clinical trial drugs along the blockchain.

Tech  ·  28 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

IBM, Merck Declare FDA-Backed Drug Tracing Blockchain a Success

IBM, Merck, Walmart and KPMG’s drug-tracing blockchain pilot exceeded the interoperability benchmarks set by the Food and Drug Administration, the group said.

News  ·  4 May 2020

World Economic Forum Shares Roadmap for Deploying Blockchains in Real World

As COVID-19 disrupts global supply chains, the WEF has published a roadmap for businesses to deploy blockchains as a solution.

News  ·  28 April 2020
Supply Chain

Why Tech-Minded Climate Groups See COVID-19 as a Trial Run for Massive Change

Reaching the Paris Agreement's lofty climate goals will require the decentralization of decision-making at all levels, say INATBA and others.

Business  ·  16 April 2020
Supply Chain

Coca-Cola Supply Chain Firm Expands Blockchain Effort to 70 Partners

The firm organizing Coca-Cola's bottle manufacturing and distribution is scaling up its blockchain pilot after finding early benefits.

Business  ·  5 November 2019
Supply Chain

Shellfish Plant Is Putting Scallops on IBM’s Food Tracking Blockchain

The system records the weight and location of the scallops as they are taken from the ocean and tracks them across the supply chain.

Business  ·  17 October 2019
Supply Chain

Retail Giant Target Is Quietly Working on a Blockchain for Supply Chains

Retail giant Target has quietly entered the blockchain space, working with Hyperledger on supply chain solutions.

Business  ·  10 June 2019
Supply Chain

Nestle, Carrefour Team Up to Feed Consumers Data With IBM Blockchain

Swiss food giant Nestle and French retailer Carrefour are now letting consumers access product data via IBM's Food Trust platform.

Business  ·  16 April 2019