According to Healthcare IT News, block chain technology could be used to prevent counterfeit prescription drugs from entering the market place.

Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces the opening of a 65,000 sq. ft. multi-client warehouse located at 270 Old New Brunswick Road in Piscataway, NJ. This new venture is Pilot’s largest multi-client operation at opening and their first in the Northeast. It will serve to help Pilot’s network of Northeast clients meet the needs of their customers quickly and with flexibility.

Daimler Trucks North America(DTNA) is seeking to fill a niche in the supply chain, reports Bulk Transporter. DTNA will send out its first delivery of parts made with a 3d printer. These particular parts are for older vehicles or are parts that are harder to get.

Predictions for hot trends in 2018s supply chain include blockchain technology, reports eWeek. To many blockchain is a mystery, but really it is a circle of trusted partners who do business regularly and already have been vetted for security purposes

According to Forbes, the hottest supply chain technology for 2017 included 3d printing and artificial intelligence.