Latest thinking from TradeLens
Richard Stockley leads business development for IBM’s global trade applications of blockchain – working with supply chain organisations to harness blockchain as an enabler of digital transformation. He spoke with Helen Disney ahead of an upcoming talk in London.
Connecting supply chain partners so they can share information without hesitation or reservation is an endeavor that hinges entirely on trust. It’s because of that TradeLens is focused with equal intensity on both innovation and security.
Listen to Daniel Wilson, Director of Business Development and Juan-Jose Ruiz, Head of Strategy and Business Development discuss Tradelens with Walid Al Saqqaf, founder and host of the Insureblocks podcast.
Ecosystems emerge as a result of digitization when businesses seize the opportunity to create and deliver new customer solutions. Unlike traditional product businesses, which focus on costs, revenues and profits, platforms focus on interactions: exchanges of value between producers and consumers on the platform.
As Hapag-Lloyd and ONE announced they will join the platform, we reached out to our partners for their insight on what an expanded ecosystem means, and they were eager to share their perspectives.
TradeLens has been among the very first adopters of APIs for the shipping industry, so we’ve been though our share of trial and error. Now it’s time to share some of what we’ve learned.
The addition of leading carriers will bolster what is already an extensive and diverse ecosystem of supply chain partners using TradeLens today. On this occasion, we thought it would be a great time to highlight a number of new and recent additions.
The theme of this year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was “A New Era: Converging the Physical and Digital Supply Chains”. TradeLens reviews what else we heard in Phoenix.
For three weeks, a team of third-party, professional, white-hat hackers were set loose on TradeLens to expose vulnerabilities in the APIs, application, and network hosted by IBM Cloud. What they found came as no surprise.
When TradeLens launched last year, it received a plenty of business and trade-press attention. Now, as a pilot of TradeLens gets underway in Canada, the platform receives the spotlight for the role it is playing in real-world supply chain innovation.