Application of blockchain technology in information management in supply chains

Patryk Wierzbowski

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.
Author Patryk Wierzbowski (FE)
Patryk Wierzbowski,,
- Faculty of Economics
Journal seriesZeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego. Ekonomika Transportu i Logistyka, ISSN 0208-4821, (B 8 pkt)
Issue year2018
No78
Pages179-191
Publication size in sheets0.6
Keywords in Englishinformation logistics, supply chain, supply chain management, partnership, blockchain technology, application platforms
DOIDOI:10.26881/etil.2018.78.15
URL http://znetil.ug.edu.pl/index.php/etil/article/view/208/231
Languageen angielski
LicenseJournal (articles only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne (CC-BY-NC); with publication
Score (nominal)8
ScoreMinisterial score = 8.0, 22-03-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 8.0, 22-03-2019, ArticleFromJournal
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