The use of blockchain technology within supply chains has potential to improve efficiency and transparency, but its limits have yet to be tested. This issue of Monitor examines:

  • How blockchain works and the issues of which procurement chiefs must be aware
  • Ways organisations are exploring the technology’s potential to improve supply chain transparency
  • Why ’smart contracts’ will require human oversight
Harry John

Harry John -

Research analyst, Procurement Leaders

Harry John is senior research analyst at Procurement Leaders. Harry draws on six years' experience researching and writing about procurement. His research priorities are organisational structures and talent. Find Harry on Twitter by searching the handle: @aharryjohn.