Eric Rempel on Key Distributed 2018 Panel

Rempel spoke about the work that still has to be done for blockchain to actually improve the transportation and logistics industry.

Redwood Logistics CIO Eric Rempel helped moderate a panel on the Internet of Things at Distributed 2018, a leading enterprise blockchain conference.

Rempel spoke about the work that still has to be done for blockchain to actually improve the transportation and logistics industry: “The industry itself—specifically logistics and supply chain—is so fragmented, so broken apart, that you have everything from companies with IoT sensors in their tires measuring pressure and predicting accidents to companies being run off Excel spreadsheets. People in the blockchain space don’t know a damn thing about supply chain, and people in the supply chain space don’t know a damned thing about blockchain. There is much intellectual property on both sides that has yet to mesh—we’re still embryonic here.”

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