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Chains in Chains - Logic and Challenges of Blockchains in Supply Chains

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dc.contributor.author Baruffaldi, Giulia
dc.contributor.author Sternberg, Henrik
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-28T01:58:03Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-28T01:58:03Z
dc.date.issued 2018-01-03
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-1-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/50382
dc.description.abstract Due to the disruptive role of the Bitcoin in the financial sector, both scholars and practitioners are increasingly wondering whether it is possible to replicate the impact of the Blockchain technology in the supply chain context. As a distributed ledger technology characterized by the decentralized consensus, Blockchain is touted by many as the proper platform to collect all the information about supply chains from the producer to the consumer. However, the current technology immaturity and the lack of successful supply chain implementations pave the way for doubt about the disruptive role of this technology in supply chains. To the authors’ knowledge, this work is one of the very first attempts to link the blockchain technology to supply chain and logistics. This paper investigates the state-of-the-art application of blockchain in supply chains, exploring both the literature and the industry initiatives, contributing to the increase of the managerial insight and providing a future research agenda.
dc.format.extent 8 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject The Digital Supply Chain of the Future: Technologies, Applications and Business Models
dc.subject Block chains, Supply chain management, freight transport, ReLog
dc.title Chains in Chains - Logic and Challenges of Blockchains in Supply Chains
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2018.494
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