Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines and partners including IBM are to undertake a blockchain trial aimed to streamline international trade flows.
Retail giants Walmart and JD.com are among several companies backing a new blockchain effort in China focused on food safety and traceability.
One of the world's most well-known diamond companies is getting into blockchain by investing in an asset tracking platform.
Air services provider Dnata, IBM and others have completed of a proof-of-concept examining blockchain's potential in the air cargo industry.
Insurance giant Prudential has partnered with Singapore telco StarHub to launch a new blockchain-based digital trade platform for enterprises.
IBM has provided feedback to the government of British Columbia promoting the use of blockchain technology in the legal distribution of cannabis.
The value blockchains offer to supply-chain management will come once other technologies, such as 3D printing, disrupt global manufacturing networks.
A group of banks is charting forward a new course for how to design a blockchain venture – and this time it's seeking for-profit benefits.
American agricultural conglomerate Cargill is testing a blockchain platform to track the provenance of turkey products.
A group of banks, now including Santander, is planning to create a business venture in Ireland for its in-development blockchain commerce platform.