Blockchain creates trust in trade finance – Executive Insights with Farooq Siddiqi – CEO of #dltledgers

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Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis on what is happening in the maritime, shipping, freight, logistics, supply chain, and trade … Read more..

Product Review: #dltledgers – cross border trade finance platform

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We have all heard the oft repeated phrases “we need to digitize”, “we will digitize”, “digitization is the future” etc but a lot of this is followed by inaction leading … Read more..

FINTECH attracts senior talents as investment ramps up in Asian Trade Finance centre

Leading hyper growth FINTECH in trade and supply chain finance #dltledgers has appointed Sanjeev Chatrath as their new Chief Revenue Officer with over 25 years of experience in Financial Services, … Read more..

Contour partners with CargoX to transform bills of lading

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Contour, the Singapore-based global trade finance network has today announced its partnership with CargoX, a blockchain platform for transferring documents and data including a certified electronic bill of lading solution. … Read more..

First cross-bank blockchain based letter of credit transaction completed

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Standard Chartered announced the successful completion of the first cross-bank Letter of Credit (LC) transaction between Vietnam and Thailand conducted over blockchain, in partnership with Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bank … Read more..

Using blockchain to mitigate risk in container operations – a researcher’s perspective

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The theory is that an adopter of technology will not be eager to join in because the technology looks fancy. A difficulty that Blockchain is struggling to address is that … Read more..

Pitfalls of digitalisation in shipping and freight

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Digitisation, Digitalisation, Digital Transformation are some buzz words that have recently taken the shipping and freight industry by storm.. Let’s take a quick look at what these terms mean and … Read more..

FMC publishes TradeLens agreement

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TradeLens is a digital alliance among container shipping lines started by the teaming up of Maersk and IBM to offer customers digital freight solutions.. Touted as an open and neutral … Read more..

Trade and Digitalisation

Trade and digitalisation

Trade as we know it (or don’t know it) has been around for centuries in various forms across various time-lines.. Starting from trade on the Silk roads around 1st century … Read more..

China to expedite development of Blockchain Technology

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When the President of the 2nd largest economy in the world and the world’s factory China urges for the development of blockchain technology to be expedited, you know things are … Read more..

Don’t fear Supply Chain visibility – Embrace it to beat the monster

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Supply chain visibility remains a hot-button topic for supply chain executives. When executed correctly, it can open the door to new efficiencies, contributes to higher profitability, and reduces risk. Meanwhile, … Read more..

Reconditioning customers to accept Green, Slow Shipping

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Society’s perception of environmentally and socially responsible shipping practices is far from the truth. When Amazon unveiled the promise of free two-day shipping for Prime members, customers were thrilled. The … Read more..