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Coming Feb. 21: LiveOnWeb's Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

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Still puzzled by what blockchain is? Unsure of the value of predictive analytics, or not taking full advantage of remote diagnostics? Our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, "Mega Trends in Trucking Technology," is for you. Watch a preview.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2018
Business, Technology

Understanding Blockchain

Blockchain is one of those concepts people often say they need to get their heads around. So what, exactly, is it?

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain for Trucking

Freight contracts, document transfers, food safety, driver security, parts management and asset tracking are among the many elements of the trucking business that could become easier and more secure through new applications built around the shared digital ledger called blockchain.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain’s Promise for Trucking

The next phase in the evolution of freight transportation may very well be blockchain, a shared digital ledger that could increase the speed and accuracy of many kinds of transactions

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

BNSF Joins Group Aiming to Use Blockchain in Freight

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BNSF Railway, which is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Feb. 5 that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, a group of more than 200 freight and logistics companies that are exploring how to use the digital-ledger technology in their industry.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

First Cryptocurrency Freight Deal Takes Russian Wheat to Turkey

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The first freight deal settled in Bitcoin was executed last month on a vessel carrying wheat from top shipper Russia to Turkey, according to Prime Shipping Foundation, the venture behind the transaction.

Isis Almeida | Bloomberg News
January 29, 2018
Business, Technology

Bourque Logistics to Test Blockchain for Rail Industry

Bourque Logistics announced its first blockchain project to explore the application of this shared digital ledger for its rail shipper clients.

Transport Topics
January 22, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Maersk, IBM Form New Blockchain Company for International Cargo

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IBM and A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S have started a company that will use new technologies such as blockchain, a digital ledger best known for underpinning bitcoin, to track cargo movements and automate paperwork for shipping across international borders.

Jing Cao and Olga Kharif | Bloomberg News
January 16, 2018
Business, Technology

UPS, Coyote Join Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

UPS Inc. announced Nov. 7 it has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance to assist in creating industry standards and protocols to enable blockchain platforms to operate together with established technologies.

Transport Topics
November 7, 2017
Business, Logistics

GlobalTranz Joins Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, a group of industry executives and companies dedicated to developing and promoting blockchain technology standards in the logistics and trucking industry.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2017

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