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Opportunities and limitations of public blockchain-based supply chain traceability

Oliver Bischoff, Stefan Seuring
2021 Modern Supply Chain Research and Applications  
journal to critically analyse the intersection of specific blockchain characteristics and supply chain traceability requirements.  ...  The authors thereby add to the discussion of designs for a disintermediated, peer-to-peer models and guide researchers and practitioners alike in exploring the application of disruptive change from blockchain  ...  Linking process and data is a key requirement for supply chain traceability.  ... 
doi:10.1108/mscra-07-2021-0014 fatcat:kuvikcnm3fgifmc25qdrnz6yhi

The Supply Chain Has No Clothes: Technology Adoption of Blockchain for Supply Chain Transparency

Kristoffer Francisco, David Swanson
2018 Logistics  
To address this issue, this research uses the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) and the concept of technology innovation adoption as a foundational framework for supply chain traceability  ...  Blockchain technology, popularized by Bitcoin cryptocurrency, is characterized as an open-source, decentralized, distributed database for storing transaction information.  ...  Acknowledgments: No external funding was needed for this research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/logistics2010002 fatcat:p453sh3b2vczllbqq66xeapkii

Blockchain Technology for Enhancing Traceability and Efficiency in Automobile Supply Chain—A Case Study

Nesrin Ada, Manavalan Ethirajan, Anil Kumar, Vimal K.E.K, Simon Peter Nadeem, Yigit Kazancoglu, Jayakrishna Kandasamy
2021 Sustainability  
After studying the existing blockchain architectures and their implementation methodology, this study proposes a new blockchain-based architecture to improve traceability and reduce waiting time for the  ...  A robust traceability system would help organizations in inventory optimization reduce lead time and improve customer service and quality which further enables the organizations to be a leader in their  ...  Sher et al., (2018) developed a framework to synchronize activities in a supply chain for perishable products that require a careful storage system [62] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132413667 fatcat:f6w4un5yb5h55nkzgq6sohgd2e

A Framework for Traceable and Transparent Supply Chain Management for Agri-food Sector in Malaysia using Blockchain Technology

Kok Yong Chan, Johari Abdullah, Adnan Shahid
2019 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
This paper presents a framework for traceable and transparent supply chain management (SCM) system for the agri-food sector using blockchain technology in Malaysia.  ...  This study hypothesized that if blockchain technology correlates with transparency and traceability of SCM, the above limitation can be minimized, as blockchain technology works in a distributed manner  ...  Objective The aim of this research is to design and develop a framework for traceable and transparent supply chain management solution for the agri-food sector in Malaysia using blockchain technology.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2019.0101120 fatcat:yatwfrbg6bbnhgf6yv5gvegkyu

Blockchain-based Framework for Supply Chain Traceability: A Case Example of Textile and Clothing Industry

Tarun Kumar Agrawal, Vijay Kumar, Rudrajeet Pal, Lichuan Wang, Yan Chen
2021 Computers & industrial engineering  
A B S T R A C T Traceability has emerged as a prime requirement for a multi-tier and multi-site production.  ...  In this context, this study investigates and proposes a blockchain-based traceability framework for traceability in multitier textile and clothing supply chain.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been comprehended in the framework of Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Project-Sustainable Management and Design for Textiles (SMDTex), which is financed by the European Commission  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cie.2021.107130 fatcat:4skszqmdnjay3dmzr7p2wsu6ri

A traceability and auditing framework for electronic equipment reverse logistics based on blockchain: the case of mobile phones [article]

Thomas K. Dasaklis and Fran Casino and Constantinos Patsakis
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a distributed trustless and secure framework for electronic equipment RL activities based on blockchain technology.  ...  For demonstrating the applicability of our approach, we develop a functional set of smart contracts and a local private blockchain.  ...  DISCUSSION In this paper we have proposed a new blockchainbased framework for RL traceability and auditability for eequipment.  ... 
arXiv:2005.11556v2 fatcat:empmtyrn75esrpbewrcwqo4yrm

Blockchain Technology and Its Role in Enhancing Supply Chain Integration Capability and Reducing Carbon Emission: A Conceptual Framework

Michael Wang, Bill Wang, Ahmad Abareshi
2020 Sustainability  
This paper presents a conceptual framework to understand the role of blockchain in a low carbon supply chain management.  ...  The paper contributes to the blockchain literature and its applications in low carbon supply chain management and provides recommendation for future research.  ...  the New Zealand forestry industry and building a stronger bio-based economy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su122410550 fatcat:fvmzi5jcvjhsnghxhudwqkjawq

Blockchain-enabled supply chain: analysis, challenges, and future directions

Sohail Jabbar, Huw Lloyd, Mohammad Hammoudeh, Bamidele Adebisi, Umar Raza
2020 Multimedia Systems  
Finally, we propose MOHBSChain, a novel framework for Blockchain-enabled supply chains.  ...  Amongst other solutions, Blockchain has emerged as a leading technology, since it provides secure traceability and control, immutability, and trust creation among stakeholders in a low cost IT solution  ...  traceability and propose a model, called MOHBSChain, for the adoption of future Blockchain-enabled supply chain.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00530-020-00687-0 fatcat:ey3qip6nfjdstcs5vhdbowtpl4

Blockchain-Enabled Internet of Medical Things to Combat COVID-19

Hong-Ning Dai, Muhammad Imran, Noman Haider
2020 IEEE Internet of Things Magazine  
We then put forth a multi-layer framework for blockchain-enabled IoMT.  ...  For example, a traveler is required to wear a wristband since his/her arrival from overseas.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iotm.0001.2000087 fatcat:wv4uhqczcjbifmr7qol3o47s64

An Exploration of Blockchain-based Traceability in Food Supply Chains: On the Benefits of Distributed Digital Records from Farm to Fork

Mika Westerlund, Soham Nene, Seppo Leminen, Mervi Rajahonka
2021 Technology Innovation Management Review  
Also, Professor Seppo Leminen warmly acknowledges the funding from Drammen City Municipality for his chaired professorship of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which enabled completing his part in the article  ...  Acknowledgments A previous version of this paper was presented at the ISPIM Connects Ottawa Conference from April 7-10th, 2019.  ...  However, our findings go further, for example noting the traceability of allergens, which was not discussed in Opara's (2003) framework, likewise recognizing that blockchain enables a more detailed approach  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1446 fatcat:duhujyf5tncdllwzfp55l327l4

Blockchain in Agriculture Traceability Systems: A Review

Konstantinos Demestichas, Nikolaos Peppes, Theodoros Alexakis, Evgenia Adamopoulou
2020 Applied Sciences  
The present paper provides an overview of the application of blockchain technologies for enabling traceability in the agri-food domain.  ...  Initially, the paper presents definitions, levels of adoption, tools and advantages of traceability, accompanied with a brief overview of the functionality and advantages of blockchain technology.  ...  The proposed framework consists of printed tags with traceability codes for every product, XML (extensible markup language) files containing all the required data regarding the traceable resource units  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10124113 fatcat:lglait43qffbrixg6rvzsjgsiq

What Blockchain Are We Talking About? An Analytical Framework for Understanding Blockchain Applications in Agriculture and Food

Lan van Wassenaer, Cor Verdouw, Sjaak Wolfert
2021 Frontiers in Blockchain  
This can serve as a reference framework for understanding different blockchain applications and choosing key parameters for new use cases in the agrifood sector.  ...  Governments, international organisations, private companies, consortia of public and private actors are launching various blockchain projects for improving transparency, traceability, and many other key  ...  This research is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the research program "Blockchain for agrifood" (project 228230042 BO-43.011.06-011) and the Topsector 'Tuinbouw  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbloc.2021.653128 fatcat:xa6fo2p64zgzzhm4xg5a7udub4

Blockchain-enabled Internet of Medical Things to Combat COVID-19 [article]

Hong-Ning Dai and Muhammad Imran and Noman Haider
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this article, we present a blockchain-enabled IoMT to address the security and privacy concerns of IoMT systems.  ...  Moreover, we outline the open challenges and future directions of blockchain-enabled IoMT.  ...  We then put forth a multi-layer framework for blockchainenabled IoMT.  ... 
arXiv:2008.09933v1 fatcat:2edlwb7szjay7ki7gro4vpoyia

Project Data Categorization, Adoption Factors, and Non-Functional Requirements for Blockchain Based Digital Twins in the Construction Industry 4.0

Benjamin Teisserenc, Samad Sepasgozar
2021 Buildings  
This paper aims to develop a novel theoretical framework for the adoption of environmentally sustainable blockchain-based digital twins (BCDT) for Construction Industry (CI) 4.0.  ...  The paper also identifies key factors and non-functional requirements necessary for the adoption of BCDTs in a decentralized and sustainable CI 4.0.  ...  BCDTs would enable traceability of trusted immutable financial records and allow transparency of these records when required. However, privacy is a challenge for BCT, which is open by nature.  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings11120626 fatcat:7ozrgh5xyvcdfcoqpz3o3ng25e

Boundary conditions for traceability in food supply chains using blockchain technology

Kay Behnke, M.F.W.H.A. Janssen
2019 International Journal of Information Management  
Blockchain has been advocated for improving traceability by providing trust. Yet, practice proved to be more stubborn.  ...  Standardization of traceability processes and interfaces, having a joint platform and independent governance were found to be key boundary conditions before blockchain can be used.  ...  Acknowledgement We are very grateful to Jonna Zellenrath for her significant contribution to this study and all interviewees for providing the information on which the study is based on.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2019.05.025 fatcat:rq5aqj3u6vfofdelw3mhtszegy
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