The parent company of beer maker Anheuser-Busch has taken part in a blockchain pilot in a bid to test the tech for global shipping uses.
Walmart is seeking a patent for a "smart package" that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.
Agility will share and receive information about shipments through the blockchain in hopes of reducing the cost of administration and documentation.
Deloitte and DNV GL, one of the world's largest classification societies, are taking non-financial uses of blockchain tech into uncharted waters.
A joint venture between shipping giant Maersk, Microsoft and accounting firm EY aims to apply blockchain technology in the field of marine insurance.
A major port operator in Singapore has inked a deal to work with IBM and a regional shipping firm to test a new blockchain-based supply chain network.
Without resilient ports, the links that bind world trade together won’t hold – and that's where blockchain could play a vital role.
The second-largest port in Europe by container capacity is now running a pilot blockchain project focused on logistics automation.