A Platform-independent, Generic-purpose, and Blockchain-based Supply Chain Tracking

Sina Rafati Niya, Danijel Dordevic, Atif Ghulam Nabi, Tanbir Mann, Burkhard Stiller

2019 IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC), Seoul, Korea (South), 2019, pp. 11-12

Abstract:

Supply Chain Tracking (SCT) is considered as a major challenge for stakeholders of heterogeneous production, processing, transporting, storing, and selling systems. Studies on solutions in SCT reveal that many centralized SCT applications lack a design, which can support or even enable main features of a reliable, transparent, and publicly accessible SCT system for end users. This work demonstrates the implementation of a SCT application which, employs SC on the Ethereum blockchain (BC). This Decentralized Application (Dapp) provides a hardware-and platform-independent approach that flexibly enables multiple object combinations and transformations to be tracked with a use case-agnostic design and utilization.