A board member at Swiss luxury goods maker Richemont has said the firm will use blockchain to bring transparency to its supply chain.
The U.K.'s food watchdog announced its success in a pilot project tracking and monitoring data about meat on the blockchain.
General Electric wants to use a blockchain to verify 3D-printed parts in its supply chain, according to a recently published patent filing.
The seemingly banal enterprise applications for blockchain we're seeing, like food traceability, are actually a big deal and worth celebrating.
A United Nations body that facilitates global trade is examining blockchain and smart contracts to see if they could play a role in its mission.
Blockchains should do for the global value chain what shipping containers did for transport of goods, says HSBC trade finance expert Vinay Mendonca.
PwC Australia, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Port of Brisbane are trialling a new blockchain trade solution.
Supply chain management firm Tradeshift says it will further expand into blockchain following a $250 million Series E round led by Goldman Sachs.
By deferring questions of trust to a decentralized algorithm, blockchains promise to boost transparency and allow more fluid, dynamic supply chains.