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Blockchain Supply Chain Platform Gains Metals Giant Glencore as Member

News British-Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore will use an IBM-developed blockchain solution to track cobalt. In a press release issued on Dec. 12, Glencore confirmed it had joined the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), a joint partnership between various major corp..

Blockchain and 3D Printing Are Reinventing Aerospace Supply Chains

Analysis Blockchain, like many other emerging technologies, is enthusiastically touted as a solution to many of the world’s problems. Perhaps because of its relation to cryptocurrency or the narrative prophecies that surround them both, blockchain draws both criticism and praise from a staggering ..

Study: Blockchain to Save $450B in Supply Chain Costs in Western Europe

News The implementation of blockchain technology in supply chains could save businesses in Western Europe $450 billion in logistics-related costs. According to a new study from Cointelegraph Consulting and Swiss enterprise blockchain firm Insolar, blockchain technology can reduce supply chain-rela..

Cointelegraph Launches Consulting Division to Drive Enterprise Blockchain Adoption, Partners With Insolar and VeChain

News Cointelegraph, the leading publication for blockchain and cryptocurrency news, has announced the launch of its Cointelegraph Consulting division. The new business sector is focused on advancing enterprise blockchain adoption by helping companies understand the potential of blockchain technolo..

Study: Blockchain Can Reduce Food Fraud By $31 Billion Within 5 Years

News The food industry could save up to $31 billion in global fraud savings by tracking food on its way from farms to consumers via the blockchain. A Nov. 25 study by Juniper Research reveals that blockchain technology, in combination with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and trackers, will greatl..

KPMG Launches DLT Supply Chain Tool in Australia, China and Japan

News Big Four audit firm KPMG has officially launched a blockchain-based track and trace platform in Australia, China and Japan. Dubbed KPMG Origins, the tool is designed to increase transparency and traceability of processes in multiple industries such as agriculture, manufacturing and financial ..

Two European Salmon Producers Use IBM’s Blockchain Platform to Track Supply Chain

News Salmon farming company Cermaq and smoked salmon producer Labeyrie began using IBM’s cloud blockchain technology to trace their product supply chains. Cermaq announced the development in a Nov. 20 press release, revealing that it cooperated with Labeyrie and IBM’s blockchain platform IBM Food ..

HashCash to Trace Mineral Supply Chain From Congo For Car Manufacturers

News Blockchain company HashCash Consultants has announced a partnership with a group of international car, mining and battery manufacturers to develop a blockchain-based supply chain network to track minerals. As Business Insider reported on Nov. 18, the parties are planning to build a blockchain..

Carrefour, Nestlé Use IBM’s Blockchain Platform to Track Infant Formula

News Retail giants Carrefour and Nestlé are now using IBM’s Food Trust blockchain platform to track the supply chain of milk-based formula for infants, according to a Nov. 14 announcement. By using the platform, the firms aim to advance consumer confidence in the products’ quality by ensuring more..

Walmart Canada Rolls Out Blockchain-Based Freight and Payment System

News Walmart Canada — the retail giant’s Canadian branch — has rolled out an automated blockchain-based network for freight tracking and payments management, according to a Nov. 14 press release. The new system, which was developed in collaboration with blockchain company DLT Labs, is designed to ..

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