In May 2017, Deloitte tweeted that 10% of global GDP would be built on top of blockchain applications. This huge and ambitious claim was made because of the transformative nature of the technology and the effect it will have on society. For logistics and transportation, it will have a bigger impact promising to shake up the $8T industry.
What is blockchain?
To put it simply, a blockchain is like a database, it’s a way of storing records of value and transactions. However, calling blockchain a new type of database is like saying email is a new way of sending people letters. While the blockchain is a database, that definition doesn’t explain the true genius behind how the blockchain stores records of value and transactions.
We continue our coverage of the technology and the impact on the freight markets and society as a whole.
To help the education process, we have prepared a blockchain glossary.
The latest case of E. coli outbreak is just another example of the impressive capabilities already at our disposal.
Between automation and visibility through constant technology gains and application, SprintShip is striving for perfection in a highly complex and complicated logistics process.
NFI, a leading supply chain solutions provider, recently became a member of BiTA.
Precision Software, a provider of global trade management and transportation execution solutions, today announced it has joined BiTA.
The activity is growing as developers seek to produce ledger-based solutions
Custom Pro Logistics, a Cincinnati based 3PL, has announced its membership in BiTA.
Chain.io, a provider of systems integration services for logistics providers, proudly announces that it has joined the BiTA.
We're all technology companies, a leading UPS executive tells the huge supply chain exhibition.
A Freightwaves-sponsored webinar on the future of blockchain in the trucking and transport sector.
McLeod's VP of Special Projects and BiTA co-founder Ken Craig recounted the early days of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance and explained the importance of data standards to the transportation industry.
Fraight AI, the industry’s first AI-enabled freight brokerage, announced today that it has joined BiTA.
ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that it has joined BiTA.
PAM Transport, Inc., a top 100 largest For-Hire Carrier in North America, announced today that it has joined BiTA.
Enterprise technology provider will conduct product demo at Transparency ’18 and work with leading logistics companies to educate the market on blockchain applications, standards and best practices
In June, panelists at SMC³’s Connections 2018 will continue the blockchain conversation.
IBM is building a computer that's smaller than a grain of salt and is a part of IBM's crypto anchor program that plans to use blockchain to improve supply chain transparency.
Chainworks announces its alliance with Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
ThreatAdvice a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence announced today that it that it has been admitted into the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
Zurich-based tech company Nexiot and German firm VTG Aktiengesellshaft hope to improve the way VTG’s 80,000 railcars assets are tracked by applying blockchain technology.
How can it be possible that the government—the source of the lawmaking regulatory bodies—would actually praise a technology that is being censored from major internet platforms?
Blockchain’s digital potential for the supply chain industry is gaining so much traction because of the inefficiencies of tracking goods through so many paper-based sources and multiple interfaces.
PLM, a leader in technology-driven fleet management solutions for refrigerated trailers, announced today that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
UniGroup, a leading transportation and logistics company that owns two of the nation's largest moving company brands--Mayflower and United Van Lines--has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
Fleet management technology provider EROAD adds expertise to growing coalition developing blockchain standards for the freight industry with BiTA membership.
At Macquarie's Montgomery Summit, Paul Brody, EY's Global Innovation Leader for Blockchain Technology, laid out a framework to determine whether a given use case would be better served by blockchain or a centralized database.
While blockchain and Bitcoin were invented simultaneously, there are a lot of applications of blockchain technology in transportation and logistics that don't depend on cryptocurrencies.
Looking at the status of smart contracts, supply chains and the role of tokens.
“We are committed to creating technology to enable drivers to improve their lives,” says Konexial CEO, Ken Evans.
The spot market isn't under the jurisdiction of the CFTC, a commissioner tells an industry conference.
How tracking every point in the Champagne supply chain has possibilities for trucking.