By deferring questions of trust to a decentralized algorithm, blockchains promise to boost transparency and allow more fluid, dynamic supply chains.
A confluence of technologies is poised to dramatically reshape manufacturing and, in the process, render obsolete the international trade regime.
Norway-based registrar DNV GL has invested in blockchain startup VeChain, with plans to become a "Masternode" holder, the firms have said.
A group of former Deloitte blockchain specialists are joining a startup seeking to launch a token for the global supply chain.
The chief of logistic giant FedEx has spoken of the need to adopt new technologies like blockchain at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 event.
During Ethereal Summit, attendees were invited to track the tuna in their sushi from start to finish through the use of the ethereum blockchain.
Bahrain's General Directorate of Traffic has a plan to develop a blockchain-based vehicle registry system.
Australia's Department of Home Affairs is touting blockchain technology in a push to modernize the country's international trade supply chains.
Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, Maersk and UPS described how blockchain can be used in supply chain in a hearing Tuesday.
Tuesday's blockchain hearing will specifically look at the technology's applications in supply chain management.