Category: Supply Chain

You Are What You Eat: The Place of Blockchain in the Future of Food

As food producers and restaurants come under scrutiny for their quality and content, blockchain has found itself in a whole new emerging market in the form of food tracking. Universally Eating Across cultures and countries, one thing that is consistent between human beings from all walks of life is food. […]

Saudi Arabia: The First Blockchain Tracked Cargo Shipped to Rotterdam

Hellenic Shipping News reported May 20, 2019 that Saudi Customs successfully departed the first shipment that is powered by blockchain technology. It is headed to Rotterdam, Netherlands. Other Ports of Saudi Arabia May Soon See a Blockchain System For the very first time in 2018, a container was processed over […]

Austrian Fiber Producer Lenzing to Launch Blockchain-Enabled Tracking in 2020

Major global fiber producer Lenzing will implement blockchain tech to bring more transparency to its fiber supply chain, the firm announced on May 17. Headquartered in Lenzing, Austria, the fiber manufacturer partnered with Hong Kong–based blockchain firm TextileGenesis to incorporate the technology in its fiber business TENCEL. According to the […]

ABN AMRO Eyes Launch of Blockchain Inventory Platform, Dropping Wallet Plan

As ABN AMRO drops its exploration of a cryptocurrency wallet product, the Dutch bank says it’s seeking to launch a blockchain platform for trade inventory. The bank said in a news release Friday that it’s currently “exploring options” for bringing the platform, called Forcefield, to market, and is in discussions […]

FedEx Blockchain Strategist Sees Teamwork as Key to Developing Blockchain Business Models

A senior executive from American delivery services company FedEx is unconvinced about the benefits of blockchain technology in its present form, Memphis-based local news outlet Commercial Appeal reported on May 20. In a new interview, the firm’s dedicated blockchain strategist, Dale Chrystie, said FedEx remains pragmatic about blockchain despite its […]

Louis Vuitton Founder to Track Luxury Goods with Blockchain

Louis Vuitton SE (also known as LVMH Group), a French multinational luxury goods conglomerate in charge of highly reputed subsidiaries like Christian Dior SE, Fendi, and Givenchy, has joined forces with ConsenSys and Microsoft to launch AURA, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) based platform for tracking luxury and verifying the […]

Major Companies Plan to Track Sea Food and Clothing Using Blockchain

Blockchain has found a tremendous use case in supply chain management. A Forbes post published May 15, 2019, revealed that Bumble Bee Foods plans to use blockchain for seafood tracking. Also, a press release on PR Web explained how Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG’s partnership with 1017 ALYX 9SM will allow […]

ConsenSys-Backed Kaleido Launches B2B Tech Stack With ‘Plug-and-Play’ Features

Kaleido has launched a new business-to-business (B2B) tech stack with a view to helping companies “reinvent their core payment systems and supply chains,” according to a news release obtained by Cointelegraph on May 15. The ConsenSys-backed company said the stack brings together the necessary tools and technologies that businesses need […]