Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019, Page: 11-17
An Evaluation for the Use of Blockchain Technology in Logistics
Alexander Goudz, Transport & Logistics, University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
Valentino Steiner, Transport & Logistics, University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
Received: Feb. 22, 2019;       Accepted: Apr. 10, 2019;       Published: May 10, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijtet.20190501.12      View  243      Downloads  85
Abstract
The following article sums up the current problems of the logistics and explains how the Blockchain technology can help to solve some of them. A utility value analysis is used to quantify the scenarios the Blockchain is most likely to be used in. This offers a result that, in comparison to current research, does not only show the opportunities but also how likely they are to be used in these sections. In the next step these scenarios are compared with each other. These results lead to a outlook to potential applications of the Blockchain technology in the logistics.
Keywords
Blockchain, Utility Value Analysis, Potential Applications, Scenarios, Smart Contract, Cloud, IOT
To cite this article
Alexander Goudz, Valentino Steiner, An Evaluation for the Use of Blockchain Technology in Logistics, International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2019, pp. 11-17. doi: 10.11648/j.ijtet.20190501.12
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