Join Yu Amy Xia as she discusses the role of blockchain in ocean shipping on this episode of Talking Supply Chain
By Bob Trebilcock ·
March 19, 2021
Listen to this episode of Talking Supply Chain wherever you get your podcasts.
Ocean shipping is one of the most complex and volatile of the logistics processes, spanning geographic borders, lengthy ship times, unpredictable capacity availability and price swings and a myriad of intermediaries to get product from Point A to Point B. It’s an industry ripe for digital transformation.
Blockchain is already making headway into this heady mix, and according to Yu Amy Xia, has the potential to transform the industry. To do so, carriers and shippers alike need a framework for adoption. Xia, an associate professor of business analytics at the College of William and Mary, recently co-authored an article in Supply Chain Management Review on just such a framework, called PACE.
On this episode of Talking Supply Chain, she discusses blockchain’s potential in ocean shipping, and how to adopt the PACE framework.
Click on the link to read the article on this topic co-authored by Yu Amy Xia on SCMR.com.
March 19, 2021
About the Author
Bob Trebilcock, editorial director, has covered materials handling, technology, logistics and supply chain topics for nearly 30 years. In addition to Supply Chain Management Review, he is also Executive Editor of Modern Materials Handling. A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Trebilcock lives in Keene, NH. He can be reached at 603-357-0484.
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