Norway-based registrar DNV GL has invested in blockchain startup VeChain, with plans to become a “Masternode” holder, the firms have said.
HSBC and ING have performed a claimed world-first trade finance transaction on a single blockchain system for agri-food firm Cargill.
The chief of logistic giant FedEx has spoken of the need to adopt new technologies like blockchain at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 event.
Software giant SAP has announced a new food safety-related blockchain pilot and a collaboration with a Swiss supply chain startup.
Bahrain’s General Directorate of Traffic has a plan to develop a blockchain-based vehicle registry system.
Australia’s Department of Home Affairs is touting blockchain technology in a push to modernize the country’s international trade supply chains.
Ethiopia is exploring the use of blockchain technology to track the supply chain for its largest export, coffee.