30 Mar '17, 1pm

Using blockchain, FreshTurf simplifies package delivery in Singapore

Using blockchain, FreshTurf simplifies package delivery in Singapore

Waiting for a package to be delivered can be frustrating. Deliveries mostly happen during work hours, so customers often miss the delivery window, then worry that their packages aren’t safe. To make online shopping more convenient, the Singaporean government created a nationwide system of delivery lockers from which the public can retrieve packages ordered online. FreshTurf, a technology company in Singapore, sought to create a secure way of making these lockers available to any delivery company wishing to use them. Think of it as the Uber of delivery lockers. To create the solution, FreshTurf teamed up with IBM Bluemix Garage developers and designers to build a blockchain-distributed ledger platform prototype on the IBM Bluemix cloud platform. The blockchain solution is designed to manage transactions between merchants, logistic vendors, locker companies and consumers. “A...

Full article: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/cloud-computing/2017/03/blockch...

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