Blockchain Promises Supply Chain Improvements

| February 19, 2018

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This Infographic from APQC explains how Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, provides a secure way to record transactions made among key business partners.With this technology, data is stored across a network accessible to entities involved in the transaction. Once transaction data is verified, it is virtually impossible to change it.

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Ace Grab Hire and Haulage Ltd

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