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Blockchain and Supply Chain Logistics

Evolutionary Case Studies

Authors: Subramanian, Nachiappan, Chaudhuri, Atanu, Kayıkcı, Yaşanur

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  • Provides a general overview of blockchain technology in supply chains
  • Offers an essential introduction to blockchain and its applications
  • Demystifies the often-gray area of blockchain technology 
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This book introduces blockchain technology applications in supply chains. Blockchain is a relatively new tool, nevertheless, there have been considerable advances over the last five years, and blockchain is now poised to revolutionize the conventional supply chains with the offering of accountability and quality to the wider complex supply networks.

Based on literature reviews and original research, this book serves as an essential introduction to blockchain and its applications in supply chain. The unique features of the book are empirical studies to demonstrate the application of blockchain technology in food, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and retail sectors. Each chapter includes research framework and open research questions. Simple narration of concept and detailed insights from primary research information. Use case narrative will provoke the readers to demystify the myths in application of concepts in the supply chain . Overall, the book demystifies blockchain technology, reviews evolution and outlines its future applications by blending contents to meet the expectations of both academic and practice community.


About the authors

Professor Nachiappan Subramanian is a Professor of Operations and Logistics Management & Supply Chains at the University of Sussex, UK. With over 22 years of teaching experience in the UK, China, Australia and India, he has published 95 journal articles on topics including technology interventions and sustainability in supply chains. 

Dr. Atanu Chaudhuri is an Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management at Durham University Business School, UK, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Aalborg University, Denmark.  His research focuses on the applications of digital technologies in supply chains, supply chain risk management and resilience.

Dr. Yaşanur Kayıkcı is a Consultant and Assistant Professor of Logistics and Technology Management at the Turkish-German University in Istanbul, Turkey. Her research interests include new technologies and innovations (such as Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, blockchain, and big data), information systems in logistics and supply chains, collaborative business models, food supply chains, sustainability and the circular economy.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Blockchain and Supply Chain Logistics
Book Subtitle
Evolutionary Case Studies
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-47531-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-47531-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-47530-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 93
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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