Supply Chains


Is It Time for a Blockchain Brexit?

The U.K. is on the brink of a previously unthinkable 'hard Brexit' from the European Union. A solution could be found in the capabilities of blockchain.

Business  ·  8 April 2019

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 March 2019

French President Says Blockchain Could Put Europe at ‘Vanguard’ of Innovation

Emmanuel Macron has called for increased use of data technologies such as blockchain in the EU to benefit agriculture and consumers.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 February 2019

IBM Completes Blockchain Trial Tracking a 28-Ton Shipment of Oranges

IBM has completed a trial of blockchain technology to track a shipment of mandarin oranges from China to Singapore ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations.

Markets  ·  1 February 2019
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Ford, LG to Pilot IBM Blockchain in Fight Against Child Labor

A new blockchain project will track cobalt from a mine in Africa to a Ford Motor plant in the U.S.

Markets  ·  16 January 2019

Four Agricultural Giants Eye Blockchain in Push to Digitize Global Trade

The four biggest agricultural corporations plan to utilize tech such as blockchain and AI to bring the global grain trade into the digital age.

Business  ·  26 October 2018
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Rwanda Starts Tracking Conflict Metal Tantalum With Blockchain

The Rwandan government has turned to blockchain to track tantalum, a metal used in consumer electronics and often associated with conflict zones.

Business  ·  17 October 2018
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Chinese Retail Giant Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

The logistics arm of Chinese retail and internet giant has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance.

Business  ·  2 February 2018

IBM Reveals Blockchain Supply Chain Trial with Singapore Port Operator

A major port operator in Singapore has inked a deal to work with IBM and a regional shipping firm to test a new blockchain-based supply chain network.

Business  ·  16 August 2017
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German Chemical Company Pilots Supply Chain Blockchain

German chemical giant BASF has revealed it is investigating blockchain's potential in tracking supply chains.

Business  ·  28 July 2017

Defending Borders with Blockchain: Former Cheney Advisor Calls for Action

A new report from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies details how blockchain could be used to protect government supply chains.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 July 2017

Intel Demos Seafood Tracking on Sawtooth Lake Blockchain

Intel has revealed a solution for tracking the supply chain of fish using its Sawtooth Lake blockchain platform.

Markets  ·  6 April 2017

IBM’s Biggest-Ever Blockchain Trade Finance Trial Could Go Global

Now that IBM has begun work on its largest blockchain project ever, what happens next could have global implications.

Markets  ·  8 February 2017

Walmart Wants to Apply Blockchain to Other Products Beyond Pork

Trying to make pork products in China safer was just the first step of Walmart’s global plans for blockchain.

Markets  ·  25 October 2016

Walmart Blockchain Pilot Aims to Make China’s Pork Market Safer

Walmart and IBM are working together to help bring more transparency to China's massive pork industry.

Markets  ·  19 October 2016