Powerbridge Technologies | September 13, 2021
Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd., a SaaS solutions and Blockchain applications provider, today announced it has completed the design and development of the technology infrastructure of its Powerbridge Blockchain Supply Chain Traceability Platform (the "Blockchain Traceability Platform"), which is now at the multi-consumer industry applications development stage.
The Blockchain Traceability Platform integrates Blockchain technologies with big data and AI, to collect transaction data and track the entire supply chain with a "one product - one code" system, thus achieving supply chain transparency and traceability from product production to distribution logistics to business transactions. It effectively prevents circulation of counterfeit and inferior products and enables the protection of corporate brands and consumer rights.
"By increasing the efficiency of the supply chain with full traceability of consumer products, our platform can prevent consumer-deceiving product information, and in the process can help merchants build and maintain consumer trust and confidence," said Stewart Lor, President of Powerbridge Technologies.
About Powerbridge Technologies
Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd., a growth-driven technology company is primarily engaged in SaaS solutions and Blockchain applications. Powerbridge SaaS integrates AI, Big data, and IoT offering SaaS platforms for cross-border eCommerce, supply chain, data intelligence, and IoT applications and devices. Powerbridge Blockchain consists of BTC and ETH mining and digital assets, IPFS distributed network services, and industry-specific Blockchain applications.
Accenture | August 05, 2021
Accenture has agreed to acquire Blue Horseshoe, a supply chain management and strategy consulting firm and systems integrator specializing in fulfillment and distribution solutions. Blue Horseshoe helps clients across industries, including food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, retail distribution, and transportation and logistics, define and plan their enterprise strategy, connect and collaborate with business applications, and optimize and execute supply chain operations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2001, Blue Horseshoe is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, with additional offices in Ohio, Colorado and North Carolina, as well as Amsterdam in The Netherlands and Tallinn in Estonia. Blue Horseshoe’s team of 349 people will join Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations group, expanding its capabilities for helping clients create supply chains that are interconnected, intelligent and innovative.
“To be competitive, companies need to transform their supply chains to deliver the innovative and hyper-personalized products, services and experiences that are in high demand—and fulfillment is core to that transformation,” said Renato Scaff, Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations North America lead. “Blue Horseshoe’s deep fulfillment consulting experience and methodologies support Accenture’s vision for building customer-centric, resilient and responsible supply chains that benefit people, society and the planet.”
Offering cloud-based solutions for supply chain management, enterprise resource planning, warehouse management and transportation management systems, Blue Horseshoe helps clients transform their businesses and deliver growth-led supply chains. Accenture and Blue Horseshoe also share key ecosystem partnerships with software application, hardware, and cloud platform providers. Blue Horseshoe is a Microsoft Inner Circle Partner with specialization in Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, Oracle NetSuite and Manhattan supply chain applications.
“For two decades, we’ve worked with clients to build connectedness, efficiency and automation across their enterprise and supply chain operations,” said Chris Cason, CEO, Blue Horseshoe. “As part of Accenture, we will bring increased scale and combined expertise to help clients put in place next generation supply chain and fulfillment strategies that meet customer expectations and support business growth.”
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities
MRW ,DXC Technology & Nutanix | April 28, 2022
MRW, a renowned Spanish supplier of urgent transport and logistics services, has granted a five-year contract to DXC Technology and Nutanix to overhaul MRW's IT infrastructure using hybrid cloud technology. As a result, MRW intends to boost the speed and agility of its delivery operations while also strengthening its defenses against cybersecurity attacks.
“Thousands of clients depend on MRW to ship goods to more than 200 destinations around the globe, Hybrid cloud technologies from DXC and Nutanix provide us with a flexible platform to accelerate MRW’s ambitious transformation and growth plans while ensuring the stability and security we need to protect our operations around the clock.”
-Belen Arrazola, CIO of MRW.
Two data centers in Barcelona fuel MRW's logistics operations. MRW anticipates considerable cost savings across several sectors using hybrid cloud solutions based on Kubernetes containers. For example, MRW's DevOps teams will be able to upgrade and deploy apps to the cloud more quickly, reducing the time required to develop creative new services. In addition, the new solution, which is priced on a pay-per-use basis, intends to offer MRW a cost-effective and flexible model for growth and development.
As part of the deal, MRW will use DXC's industry-leading security skills and experience to develop an immutable backup system that will secure and swiftly recover data in a ransomware attack.
“MRW is a leading player in logistics and urgent transportation, which has seen significant growth in the past couple of years in line with the surge in ecommerce, We will work closely with MRW using hybrid cloud technologies to bring greater flexibility and security to their operations. This project has reinforced our collaboration with Nutanix around hyperconverged infrastructure solutions in Iberia and strengthens our ability to serve customers across multiple industries in the region.”
-Juan Parra, General Manager, DXC Technology, Iberia.
We are delighted to be working with MRW and DXC Technology to transform MRW’s IT environment and securely migrate their IT infrastructure,” said Jorge Vázquez, Country Manager of Nutanix Iberia. “We value the great collaboration with DXC, a leader in IT services globally, and look forward to a long future of helping our customers across Spain and Portugal to succeed and grow.