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How Blockchain Enhances Supply Chain Management: A Survey

Denisolt Shakhbulatov, Jorge Medina, Ziqian Dong, Roberto Rojas-Cessa
2020 IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society  
We also summarize the properties of a blockchain framework for its successful adoption in future supply chains and discuss several challenges and opportunities that remain for future research.  ...  We analyze how the reported blockchain frameworks address supply chain challenges. We present a comparative summary of existing literature on blockchain for supply chain.  ...  This material is based upon work partially supported by the National Science Foundation Grant Awards No. 1830718 and 1856032.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcs.2020.3025313 fatcat:rdwpxgn6wrbxffj7ksrc7yskwq

Security, Performance, and Applications of Smart Contracts: A Systematic Survey

Sara Rouhani, Ralph Deters
2019 IEEE Access  
, IoT, supply chain, digital identity, business process management, and more.  ...  The smart contract is the key component of the blockchain, which has made blockchain a technology beyond the scope of the cryptocurrencies and applicable for a variety of applications such as healthcare  ...  [64] reviews blockchain consensus algorithms with the focus on both distributed consensus system design and incentive mechanism design for permission-less blockchains.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2911031 fatcat:jnuwxfed2jexxdnvlunutnzfku

Blockchain-based Forward Supply Chain and Waste Management for COVID-19 Medical Equipment and Supplies

Raja Wasim Ahmad, Khaled Salah, Raja Jayaraman, Ibrar Yaqoob, Mohammed Omar, Samer Ellahham
2021 IEEE Access  
However, most of today's systems, methods, and technologies leveraged for handling the forward supply chain of COVID-19 medical equipment and the waste that results from them after usage are inefficient  ...  We integrate the Ethereum blockchain with decentralized storage of interplanetary file systems (IPFS) to securely fetch, store, and share the data related to the forward supply chain of COVID-19 medical  ...  FIGURE 2 . 2 An overview of the proposed blockchain-based system for the forward supply chain and waste management of COVID-19 medical equipment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3066503 pmid:34812386 pmcid:PMC8545229 fatcat:6m7ywjs7bja6jouittie3ymgbi

Applications of Blockchain in Healthcare: Current Landscape & Challenges [article]

Gajendra J. Katuwal, Sandip Pandey, Mark Hennessey, Bishal Lamichhane
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we review major use cases of blockchain in healthcare: patient data management, pharmaceutical research, supply chain management of medical goods, prescription management, billing claims  ...  We found that most of the blockchain projects are limited as white-papers, proof of concepts, and products with a limited user base.  ...  Ambrosus [69] AMB-net, a blockchain based IoT network for supply chain targeted for food and pharmaceutical industries.  ... 
arXiv:1812.02776v1 fatcat:3unz6xusf5dg3kvot4w4yobqii

When Blockchain Meets Smart Grids: A Comprehensive Survey [article]

Yihao Guo, Zhiguo Wan, Xiuzhen Cheng
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In the field of smart grids, a plethora of proposals have emerged to utilize blockchain for augmenting intelligent energy management, energy trading, security and privacy protection, microgrid management  ...  We also present thorough comparison studies among blockchain-based solutions for smart grids from different perspectives, with the aim to provide insights on integrating blockchain with smart grids for  ...  [178] design a monetary incentive mechanism, which is based on market demand and game theory. Furthermore, Utz et al.  ... 
arXiv:2109.14130v1 fatcat:iqdtdkjvffaoxjmuotie4nuqle

Recent advances in Blockchain Technology: A survey on Applications and Challenges [article]

Saqib Hakak, Wazir Zada Khan, Gulshan Amin Gilkar, Basem Assiri, Mamoun Alazab, Sweta Bhattacharya, G Thippa Reddy
2020 arXiv   pre-print
As this technology is progressing, lots of developments in terms of identifying new applications, blockchain-based platforms, consensus mechanisms, etc are taking place.  ...  The prime reason for worldwide attention is undoubtedly due to its feature of immutability along with the decentralized approach of data protection.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is supported by the University of Northern British Columbia under FUND 15021 ORG 4460.  ... 
arXiv:2009.05718v2 fatcat:impy4idmjnfa3hybkotjczh4pu

The Challenges of Existence, Status, and Value for Improving Blockchain

Fei Lin, Minqian Qiang
2019 IEEE Access  
This paper outlines the challenges of value, existence, and status (VES) and the state-of-the-art solutions for improved blockchain.  ...  An improved blockchain provides a democratic virtual economic system (DVES) that can verify payments, reach consensus, and store encrypted data in virtual economic systems.  ...  From the perspective of agricultural supply and marketing, double-chain model is analyzed to reconstruct the agricultural supply chain, including incentives and punishment for behavior analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2888697 fatcat:wd6fwoejnvfsfamdzthpf2hi44

Blockchain for Waste Management in Smart Cities: A Survey

Raja Wasim Ahmad, Khaled Salah, Raja Jayaraman, Ibrar Yaqoob, Mohammed Omar
2021 IEEE Access  
However, today's systems, approaches, and technologies leveraged for waste management are manual and centralized.  ...  Also, a large portion of the existing waste management systems within smart cities fall short in providing operational transparency, traceability, audit, security, and trusted data provenance features.  ...  The existing solutions for waste management have mainly focused on end-to-end visibility of supply chain operations related to waste shipment and incentive sharing with the stakeholders for e-waste collection  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3113380 fatcat:dzpocnfukbbwzipcbcjtrzrczm

When Blockchain Meets Auction Models: A Survey, Some Applications, and Challenges [article]

Zeshun Shi, Cees de Laat, Paola Grosso, Zhiming Zhao
2021 arXiv   pre-print
to design incentive and consensus protocols in blockchain architectures.  ...  On the one hand, the decentralized nature of blockchain can provide a trustworthy, secure, and cost-effective mechanism to manage the auction process; on the other hand, auction models can be utilized  ...  task allocation. 4) Supply Chain Management: In a supply chain, decentralized auctions can be widely used to coordinate transactions between suppliers and consumers.  ... 
arXiv:2110.12534v1 fatcat:tpy2cv7sz5dc3dpchnmrniab5e

Blockchain-Based Internet of Things and Industrial IoT: A Comprehensive Survey

Sanjeev Kumar Dwivedi, Priyadarshini Roy, Chinky Karda, Shalini Agrawal, Ruhul Amin
2021 Security and Communication Networks  
The state-of-the-art research is categorized into data storage and management technique, big data and cloud computing technique (finance and data auditing), and industrial sectors (supply chain, energy  ...  Blockchain is one of the promising technologies that can bring about opportunities for addressing the challenges of IoT systems.  ...  SPM International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/7142048 doaj:3571309ed520441b9b9f723580f5faad fatcat:wpalir4frrdjbayeckwocvhvxa

Toward Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chain Anti-Counterfeiting and Traceability [article]

Neo C.K. Yiu
2021 arXiv   pre-print
for supply chain industry.  ...  A set of fundamental system requirements are set out for developing a blockchain-enabled autonomous and decentralized solution for supply chain anti-counterfeiting and traceability, as a secure and immutable  ...  Kim and M. Laskowski, "Toward an ontology-driven blockchain design for supply-chain provenance," Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, vol. 25, no.  ... 
arXiv:2102.00459v1 fatcat:c3towiuzt5enxmvvalmmmhwz5i

Third Party Certification of Agri-Food Supply Chain Using Smart Contracts and Blockchain Tokens

Ricardo Borges dos Santos, Nunzio Marco Torrisi, Rodrigo Palucci Pantoni
2021 Sensors  
The method is capable of providing economic incentives to the actors along the supply chain.  ...  A proof-of-concept using a modified Ethereum IGR token set of smart contracts using the ERC-1155 standard NFTs was deployed on the Rinkeby test net and evaluated.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165307 pmid:34450749 pmcid:PMC8399667 fatcat:zmlnn4jiwnedzc3vhsqch3unli

Blockchain-based Supply Chain Traceability: Token Recipes model Manufacturing Processes [article]

Martin Westerkamp and Friedhelm Victor and Axel Küpper
2018 arXiv   pre-print
This mechanism preserves the traceability of product transformations. The system is implemented for the Ethereum Virtual Machine and is applicable to any blockchain configuration that supports it.  ...  We propose a blockchain-based supply chain traceability system using smart contracts. In such contracts, manufacturers define the composition of products in the form of recipes.  ...  CONCEPT We propose a blockchain-based, decentralized supply chain management system based on smart contracts.  ... 
arXiv:1810.09843v1 fatcat:oabiqxap2rcybp4uzux6yg5dta

A Survey of State-of-the-Art on Blockchains: Theories, Modelings, and Tools [article]

Huawei Huang, Wei Kong, Sicong Zhou, Zibin Zheng, Song Guo
2020 arXiv   pre-print
of blockchain systems and networks.  ...  We wish this survey can serve as a useful guideline for researchers, engineers, and educators about the cutting-edge development of blockchains in the perspectives of theories, modelings, and tools.  ...  For example, motivated by lack of a comprehensive literature review regarding the consensus protocols for blockchain networks, Wang et al. [3] emphasized on both the system design and the incentive mechanism  ... 
arXiv:2007.03520v2 fatcat:3lvd5dhkajdhbcwlh6vtdl7nlq

Creativity in Trusted Data: Research on Application of Blockchain in Supply Chain

Zhihong Liang, Yuxiang Huang, Zechun Cao, Tiancheng Liu, Yuehua Wang
2019 International Journal of Performability Engineering  
First, a smart contract suitable for supply chain is designed to code trade rules in order to prevent performance risks and improve the credibility of trade data processing.  ...  Results show that the scheme can provide new ideas and technical support for transaction data management in supply chain.  ...  Section 4 provides the feasibility analysis and consensus algorithm verification for the supply chain trusted data management scheme.  ... 
doi:10.23940/ijpe.19.02.p17.526535 fatcat:3fp3mhehz5djdo37yp6fbkqxwq
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