Latest thinking from TradeLens

Event review

Tech takeover at TPM

TradeLens

Did you make it to TPM this year? Platforms and interoperability were the buzzwords — music to our ears. Here’s a quick look back at what we saw and heard.

Platform thinking

Understanding the platform business model

TradeLens

A platform approach does what different shipping software and portals have been trying to do for years: facilitate exchanges of information and foster connections among participants from end to end of the supply chain.

Event review

Think conference recap

TradeLens

We were at IBM THINK 2019 conference in San Francisco in February, encountering over 25,000 attendees from 3,900 organizations and 121 countries.

If you were there, we hope you enjoyed it! But if you didn’t get a chance to connect with us, here’s a quick recap.

Digitalization

7 digital-first regional leaders

TradeLens

We like to keep an eye on how digitalization is changing the world. Here, we’ve gathered seven amazing examples that suggest how the challenges faced by customs authorities—like inconsistent standards, restrictive legislation and gaps in technology—could soon melt away.

Blockchain

Setting trade free with permissions

Ana Biazetti

It’s been exciting working on TradeLens for over a year now and realizing the astounding potential of using blockchain technology to transform global trade and transportation.

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