Blockchain in Transportation

December 18, 2018 - 11 a.m. MT/1 p.m. EST

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This webinar is for ISM members only. If you are not an ISM member, individual ISM memberships begin at $210. Corporate memberships are also available. Visit ISM's Membership section of its website for more information.


The current global supply chain is complex, opaque, slow, and inefficient. Of concern is that the supply chain is subject to high levels of fraud and regularly incurs significant losses. However, the emerging technology, blockchain, holds great transformative potential and provides the digitization opportunity for supply chain stakeholders to create agile and lean supply chains that can be more resilient, flexible, integrated, adaptive and sustainable.

This webinar looks at the key benefits of blockchain in transportation, including enhanced transparency, greater scalability and reduced risks.

Questions this webinar will address:

  1. How does blockchain fit into the increased digitization of the supply chain?
  2. How can blockchain streamline the supply chain?
  3. What are the emerging use cases of blockchain across the transportation network?
  4. What are the challenges and requirements of blockchain usage?
  5. What is the anticipated market direction for this nascent technology?

About Susan Beardslee

Susan Beardslee, Principal Analyst at ABI Research, provides global intelligent transportation and e-freight research coverage, including commercial vehicle telematics, heavy duty and agriculture equipment technologies, and multi-modal service models. She leads research on emerging areas, such as analytics, prognostics, and over-the-air (OTA) updates, Freight as a Service (FaaS), gateways and electrification.


About Institute for Supply Management®

Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) is the first and leading not-for-profit professional supply management organization worldwide. Its 45,000 members in more than 90 countries around the world manage about US$1 trillion in corporate and government supply chain procurement annually. Founded in 1915 by practitioners, ISM is committed to advancing the practice of supply management to drive value and competitive advantage for its members, contributing to a prosperous and sustainable world. ISM empowers and leads the profession through the ISM Report On Business®, its highly-regarded certification and training programs, corporate services, events and the ISM Mastery Model®. The Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® are two of the most reliable economic indicators available, providing guidance to supply management professionals, economists, analysts, and government and business leaders. For more information, please visit

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