The Termination of the TradeLens Blockchain Platform- Are Lessons Being Learned?
More Episodes of Romaine Lettuce Contamination Across the U.S.: What is Advanced Technology’s Purpose?
Supply chain management technology industry analyst and Supply Chain Matters Editor Bob Ferrari, provides a commentary reflecting on the multiple romaine lettuce product contamination incidents and subsequent product recalls that have occurred in the U.S., and the specific role of advanced supply chain technologies in addressing this challenging and perplexing problem.
BCG Report Outlines Blockchain Technology Use Cases in Factory of the Future
FDA Approves Drug Safety Act Technology Pilot Submission
Multiple Romaine Lettuce Product Recalls: U.S. Joint Regulatory Investigations Provide Ample Evidence to Problem Statements. Is the Answer a Specific Technology?
The latest U.S. government investigative report on the series of contaminated romaine lettuce incidents during 2018 has prompted Supply Chain Matters Editor Bob Ferrari to comment on where technology can play an important role. The answer is not Blockchain alone but in a full understanding of the problem to be solved and the benefits for all stakeholders.
Blockchain and IoT Technology Learning Continues on Business Use Case and Technology Fronts
Five Shipping Lines and CargoSmart Team-Up for Blockchain Enabled Shipping Process Improvements
Members of the Ocean Alliance, Tang Ming Lines, and CargoSmart are teaming-up to form a consortium to develop, implement and pilot blockchain technology enabled processes to address specific stakeholder network needs. This initiative and the Maersk-IBM initiative bear watching over the coming months.
Walmart’s Blockchain Technology Mandate- Have Prior Mandates Provided Industry Learning
Walmart has declared yet another supply network technology mandate and the open question is whether prior learning, technology maturity and needs for industry buy-in have provided necessary learning. In this industry analyst editorial commentary, Supply Chain Matters explores the purpose, actions, industry governance and technology considerations that involve such mandates.