How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

In an age where food and beverage safety and ingredient sourcing are two crucial product features, blockchain is helping all manufacturers, retailers, and consumers maintain critical visibility. According to a Hyperledger case study on Walmart’s adoption of the tech , the retailer improved its ability to trace its source of mangos sold at its stores from 7 days to 2.2 Shoppers want to know how their food and beverage products are made and where their ingredients are sourced.

The need to know

EFT

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Growing Shipping Alliances Are Straining Major U.S. It has 253 employees and is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel; Dublin, Ireland; and Brighton, England. Simply put, cross-border e-commerce is arguably one of the weakest links in omni-channel fulfillment, and Pitney Bowes, which already has years of experience in this area with its Global Shipping Program for eBay sellers, is positioning itself as a leader in this emerging market space.

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2017 Review

Abivin

Source Big Data is an expression used to represent an enormous volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so big it becomes hard to process using old database and software methods. Source Machine Learning has become hot in 2017 and suppliers are capitalizing research and development into the use of machine learning in supply chain [4]. As of today, Amazon's shipping drones are being tested at development centers in the US, UK, Austria, France, Israel.

24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

“They have multi-sourced key commodities or strategic components to reduce their reliance on any one supplier, and they had considered inventory strategy to buffer against supply chain disruption.” This both reduces the risk of error and improves speed to create a smoother shipping process. A successful demand plan can significantly cut costs due to out-of-stocks, overstocks, and expedited shipping.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. Nippon Yusen (NYK) Nippon Yusen is a Japanese shipping company that is part of the Mitsubishi group of companies (keiretsu). Tsukumo Shokai Shipping company was founded transporting passengers from Yokohama to Shanghai.