Dairy Farmers of America have signed on to use blockchain, reports CoinDesk. Dairy products will be tracked using Ripe.io, a food technology startup.

According to Supply Chain Dive, FedEx becomes the latest company to join the new blockchain initiative known as Hyperledger.  

According to EBN Online, retailers face three big challenges in the upcoming year. First, they need to accurately forecast need. And, they need to optimize their inventory.

Both IBM and Microsoft are working with Walmart to enhance existing platforms and technology to meet the retailers growing supply chain demands, reports the Motley Fool.

Changes in the transportation industry, including advances in technology, are testing shipper, reports JOC.com. Legacy systems can no longer meet customers demands and the industry will need to implement some fundamental changes to stay abreast of customer’s expectations.