How We Can Leverage Blockchain to Increase Transparency in Supply Chains


Now, companies are starting to apply blockchain technology to improve supply chain management. Each time a product changes in composition or ownership, a new block of information is added on top of the previous information (thus making a chain).

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Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, I’m on borrowed time again this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebrand as BluJay Solutions, Unveil World’s First Global Trade Network. It’s snowing outside.

Commerical Air Cancellations Quarantine Ebola Supplies

Supply Chain @ MIT

The supplies are needed by doctors in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, and the holdup highlights a worrying gap in the humanitarian supply chain. Kenya Airways : Suspended commercial flights to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone on August 19.

The Rise of China-Africa Trade: Why Transportation and Logistics Should be Front and Center

Supply Chain Nation

Logistics planners would readily tell you that this is not a surprise; such imbalances are a reality in the cargo industry. But the impact of these ‘empty moves’ can be mitigated with smart supply chain planning disciplines. For instance, main ports in Africa – such as Kenya, South Africa or Nigeria – can be identified as the primary points for embarkation and disembarkation.