Blockchain-Based Digitalization of Logistics Processes—Innovation, Applications, Best Practices
Winkler, Herwig (editor)
Blockchain technology is becoming one of the most powerful future technologies in supporting logistics processes and applications. It has the potential to destroy and reorganize traditional logistics structures. Both researchers and practitioners all over the world continuously report on novel blockchain-based projects, possibilities, and innovative solutions with better logistic service levels and lower costs. The idea of this Special Issue is to provide an overview of the status quo in research and possibilities to effectively implement blockchain-based solutions in business practice. This Special Issue reprint contained well-prepared research reports regarding recent advances in blockchain technology around logistics processes to provide insights into realized maturity.
Keywordsblockchain technology; food supply chain; potentials; challenges; systematic literature review; bibliometric analysis; supply chain; logistics; freight transportation; distributed ledger technology; maritime transportation; international trade; blockchain; distributed ledger; regional label ecosystem; traceability; trucking; collaboration; trustee; transportation control towers; Blockchain Technology; Smart Contracts; Supply Chain Management; DLT; Blockchain; IoT; smart contract; New Silk Road; international logistics networks; supply chains; supply chain management; bibliometrics; network analysis; tracking; tracing; value proposition assessment; agrifood supply chain; adoption barriers; survey; qualitative interviews; product lifecycle management; product development; decentralization; production system; circular economy; coffee; ecological embeddedness; sustainability
Publication date and placeBasel, 2022
Technology: general issues