APPLICATION OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAINS

  • Patryk Wiesław Wierzbowski Uniwersytet Gdański, Wydział Ekonomiczny, Katedra Logistyki

Abstract

The aim of the article is to present the essence of information logistics in supply chains including a review of the literature referring to the information management strategy. The information is presented as one of the key resources of enterprises. The great importance of efficient and effective exchange of information is identified as a key factor in the context of building partner relations within supply chains. The article also presents the way in which the blockchain technology works and the possibilities of using it. Projects in which the blockchain technology will be used and which will refer to information management within the supply chains are also presented. An already existing application tool using the blockchain technology is also discussed. Owing to this, benefits derived from using tools based on the blockchain technology to improve information management within supply chains are identified.

Published
Mar 6, 2019
How to Cite
WIERZBOWSKI, Patryk Wiesław. APPLICATION OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN SUPPLY CHAINS. Transport Economics and Logistics, [S.l.], v. 78, p. 179-191, mar. 2019. ISSN 2657-6104. Available at: <http://www.znetil.ug.edu.pl/index.php/etil/article/view/208>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26881/etil.2018.78.15.
Section
Modelling of logistics processes and systems (English version)