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2018 Outlook: Disruption Matters From Blockchain to Port-o-Mation and Cybersecurity

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Technological change in the supply chain support industry is gathering pace, with many early-stage concepts from 2017 in logistics approaching fruition in 2018. Blockchain technologies have been adopted on a trial basis for paper-work efficiency purposes by Maersk and Mitsui-OSK among others, and for secure data transfer in product provenance by Unilever and GlaxoSmithKline. To prove blockchain is more than a fad, however, profitability improvements need to be demonstrated and a significant boost in capacity delivered. There are as many containers handled in 10 countries seaports alone (...

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