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.
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.
During a 30-day transit from Shanghai to Rotterdam, a shipping container can typically spend 18 days idle. That’s not good enough, so Nicolas Buhmann and Norbert Kouwenhoven from TradeLens are working with customs authorities to find a digital solution.
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TradeLens goals are simple yet ambitious: To reduce the cost of global shipping, improve visibility across supply chains and eliminate inefficient paper-based processes. In short, to bring global supply chains into a more connected and digitized state – for everyone.
Nis to meet you. Just so you know, that intro line was not my idea, but my team loved it… so I was open to it. Openness is everything today. It’s the mantra behind what we’re doing at TradeLens and it’s the means by which we are blazing the way into bringing blockchain to transportation. […]
Did you know that 80% of the goods consumers use daily are carried by the ocean shipping industry? These shipments require a complex network of hundreds of actors and processes, using multiple modes of freight transportation (including sea carriers, trains, trucks and airplanes) to move goods across the world. In order to handle the increasing […]
Today I am pleased to announce the official launch of TradeLens, the blockchain-based joint platform created by IBM and Maersk. And most importantly, I want to welcome you to become a part of it. Why am I so ecstatic about this launch? As someone who had been in the transportation industry for a long time I […]