The Future of Decentralized Cross-border Parcel Delivery

| May 29, 2018

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Logistics is an industry of efficiency, scale, and most importantly: trust. A single cross-border parcel may be scanned dozens of times along its journey from origin to destination. These scans are the critical point of handover for transactions and payments, and enable consumers to track their package. Effective and economic coordination among individual nodes to reliably deliver parcels to their destination is the core competitive advantage for any delivery service.

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