- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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'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, 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.