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Looking to a future of paperless customs


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.


TradeLens Events: 2019


See a list of events the TradeLens team will be attending in 2019. Please check back regularly for updates as we are committing to new events on a monthly basis.

Growth Report

TradeLens: A journey from beta to production in one year

Mike White and Marvin Erdly  

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.

Open Standards

Taking collaboration to the next level

Nis Jespersen  

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. […]

Freight Fluidity

How blockchain can help with freight fluidity

Ana Biazetti  

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 […]

Growth Report

TradeLens: Ready to transform your supply chain

Mike White  

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 […]