Transportation management challenges include lack of interoperability between trading partners across a network producing friction in the supply chain management process and creating inefficiencies, redundancies, and waste.
Goals and Objectives
The goal of this use case is to drive greater operational efficiencies with external trading partners by providing increased visibility of transportation assets and goods throughout the supply chain, as well as improving the ability to track and trace shipments from suppliers to manufacturers to distributors and finally to delivery.
Transportation management systems (TMS); distributed ledger technology, smart contracts, and identity management
Use Case Summary
The combination of distributed ledger and transportation management technologies providing access to carriers, customers, and suppliers improves the ability to connect with external trading partners and track and trace the movement of transportation assets and goods through the supply chain ensuring authenticity and product safety.