CoinDesk Releases 'Trade Finance and Supply Chains' Report

Apr 22, 2016 at 12:00 UTC  |  Updated  Apr 22, 2016 at 13:32 UTC

supply-chains-2While many enterprise businesses continue to write off blockchain as technology for tomorrow, innovators like IBM are already using blockchain to refine their global supply chains and cut costs today.

However, IBM is far from alone. Both incumbents and innovators are increasingly predicting the $18tn global supply chain sector will feel the brunt of blockchain's disruptive potential.

CoinDesk Research's latest 'Trade Finance and Supply Chains' report takes a deep dive into this evolving narrative, showcasing how startups and incumbents are using cutting-edge technologies to rethink global trade.

This 30-page report highlights the core innovations of blockchain tech as well as how they're being used to update and reimagine how contracts, payments and trust are established and exchanged in a digital age.

Highlights include:

  • Comprehensive overviews of new business models enabled by blockchain
  • Deep dives into 5 impact areas for blockchain in the supply chain
  • Insight into how two of the world's largest companies - Deloitte and IBM - are leveraging blockchain today
  • Spotlights on how 7 blockchain startups are reinventing supply chain processes.

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