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Wood Packaging & the Blockchain Supply Chain
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Presentation: Friday, March 9, 2018

What is Blockchain, how does it work, and what does it mean for the wood packaging industry?

The Economist describes one Blockchain implementation as coming with "a programming language that allows users to write more sophisticated smart contracts, thus creating invoices that pay themselves when a shipment arrives.”

In this session, you'll learn about Blockchain. NWPCA Member, Glenn Meeks, Bettaway Transportation, Logistics and Pallet Systems, will dive into core concepts of Blockchain, how the technology fits the supply chain, and how it will impact your business in 2018 and beyond.

  • Blockchain Basics (Overview; How does it work)
  • Blockchain & Supply Chain (What does Blockchain do for the supply chain; who is using it now/what are they doing)
  • Blockchain > Supply Chain > Wooden Packaging (How can wooden packaging fit into the blockchain supply chain; client converstations)

About Glenn Meeks

Glenn Meeks is Director of Sales and Marketing for Bettaway Transportation Logistics and Pallet Systems, a full-service logistics company with headquarters in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

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