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This Week in Logistics News (October 23-27, 2017)

My daughter and I are heading on a road trip this afternoon to visit a couple of universities. 13 hours of total driving time over two days. All to determine where I will send my future paychecks and life savings to. *Sigh* On the bright side, this will be the first time in a long […]

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Toyota and USPS See Opportunities for Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management

It was back in January 2015, after reading an article in the Wall Street Journal about bitcoin, that my eyes were opened to the potential for blockchain technology to transform supply chain management. As I wrote at the time in Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?: Imagine a bitcoin being a unit of inventory […]

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One More Prediction for 2016: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management

Last week, I shared my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016. Due to space and time limitations, I only included seven predictions on my list. But a press release issued by IBM last Thursday has prompted me to add another prediction to the list: Blockchain technology will make its debut in supply chain management […]

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Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

I have to admit, I’ve paid very little attention to all the buzz surrounding bitcoin these past few years. I’m fairly conservative when it comes to banking (for example, I’m still not comfortable “depositing” checks using my smartphone), so using a new digital currency, or “fake money” as my wife calls it, to buy stuff […]

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