Supply Chain

Indian IT Giant Joins StaTwig on Blockchain-Based Vaccine Tracing System

  • StaTwig's VaccineLedger solution was first trialed in 2019, but will now be implemented worldwide thanks to Tech Mahindra's partnership.
  • The blockchain-based platform was designed to prevent the distribution of expired vaccines, stock depletion, and counterfeiting.

IBM’s Blockchain-Based Food Trust Olive Oil Supply Chain Is Growing

  • Spanish olive oil producer Conde de Benalua and Argentinian olive oil supplier Rolar de Cuyo are the latest companies to join IBM's Food Trust network.
  • IBM has claimed that 73% of consumers are ready to pay premium for products that are transparent about their production.

World Economic Forum Publishes Blockchain Toolkit To Help Disrupted Supply Chains

  • The public toolkit is 244 pages long and is available as a PDF file and as an online service.
  • Project lead Nadia Hewett believes that the guide can solve issues that are typical in epidemics and pandemics.

IBM Tackles Medical Supply Shortages Caused by COVID-19

  • The new IBM network will help hospitals and non-profit healthcare organizations find medical supplies outside of the traditional supply chain.
  • Via Rapid Supplier Connect buyers will benefit from real-time inventory data and a streamlined supplier onboarding process.

Mercedes to Track Carbon Emissions Through New Blockchain Pilot

  • Mercedes and blockchain startup Circulor are working on a blockchain pilot to bring transparency to CO2 emissions in the cobalt supply chain.
  • The pilot comes as a result of Mercedes' ambition to create a new carbon neutral passenger car fleet in the next 20 years.

Karuschain Presents MVP in Singapore as LATOKEN IEO Commences

  • The Karuschain platform focuses on the precious metals mining industry, helping companies in the sector improve their operations.
  • The project has also announced that their public IEO has commenced on the LATOKEN exchange.

CHO Utilizing IBM Blockchain to Improve Olive Oil Production

  • Terra Delyssa consumers will be able to scan a QR code and see details on the journey of the product throughout the chain supply.
  • Blockchain technology delivers the production process and origin transparency that is so valued by consumers nowadays.

IBM’s Sterling Supply Chain Adds New Tracking Features

  • Firms such as Salesforce and Publicis Sapient will help with the development of the Sterling platform's new features.
  • The collaboration will not only increase the platform's AI capabilities for returns, but will also improve the accuracy of shipment ETAs.

Coca-Cola to Use Blockchain for Supply Chain Management

  • Coca-Cola's blockchain pilot will be expanded from 2 to 70 of the manufacturers that bottle and ship nearly 160,000 bottles daily.
  • The blockchain solution was developed by German software firm SAP, and aims to improve distribution for all participants in the network.

Accenture, Mastercard, Amazon to Introduce a Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chain

  • Accenture, which has worked on several blockchain-based projects in the past year, is planing to use the technology to improve the circular supply chain.
  • According to the press release, Accenture is partnering up with major companies such as Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, blockchain startup Everledger, and international development organization Mercy Corps.