According to Global Mining, BMW is working with Circulor, developer of blockchain technology,  to map the sourcing of cobalt for BMW’s electric vehicles.

Supply Chain Management software needs to evolve if it wants to stay relevant in today’s marketplace, reports Supply Chain Quarterly. One way for it to evolve is to incorporate artificial intelligence, so that the software can “self learn”.

Walmart wants to increase its grocery business and one way to do that is to have more control over its food supply chain, reports Business Insider. To that end, Walmart has filed six patent applications for agriculture drones that will help automate farming.

According to Gadgets Now, Coca Cola and the State Department are using blockchain technology to fight forced labor worldwide. The blockchain digital ledger technology to ensure that workers are documented and treated fairly.

According to Freight Waves, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) and JDA software are working together to bring machine learning and artificial intelligence to the supply chain.