Maersk is a behemoth in the shipping world and provides supply chain services through delivery of fresh produce and other products to 343 ports in 121 different countries. Maersk has embraced IoT in its shipping and logistic business in order to improve shipping efficiency with real-time shipment tracking and reduce product wastage with “smart” refrigerated containers.
The trillion-dollar freight forwarding industry is undergoing the most drastic operational changes it’s ever seen as a result of digitalization.
Maersk is piloting blockchain technology to improve supply chain visibility, transparency, accountability, and cost efficiencies for its global shipping business.
The world largest container shipping company has launched a blockchain project in 2017. Is it really revolutionary or is it just another old transaction system?
Proponents of blockchain call it the next big thing. IBM is taking the lead on the supply chain blockchainization. Is its technology ready to transform the global supply chain?
Can a 400 meter ship that carries 18,000 semi-truck-sized containers reduce its carbon footprint? How a shipping company is striving for sustainability and how it needs to position itself amidst a changing environment.
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