Abstract: Blockchain and its related technologies start to present the business values recently. The purpose of this study is to analyze blockchain adoption within the field of supply chain management by looking at companies that have already put blockchain technology into practice. Fascination and doubt have grown exponentially will Blockchain technology, and with cryptocurrencies in general. Since blockchain technology is relatively new, there is much to be looked at with thinking about its impacts, good or bad, on the field of supply chain management. This research investigates the challenges that companies will face and potential opportunities when adopting blockchain adoption. Overall, the research question is What are the opportunities and challenges of blockchain adoption in Supply Chain Management? This research conducts a case study of blockchain adoption within real companies. Different effects of blockchain on various aspects of supply chain management, such as quality, efficiency, traceability, are discussed and analyzed.
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Recommended Citation: Smith, B., Xiong, J., Medlin, D., (2021). Case Study of Blockchain Applications in Supply Chain Management- Opportunities and Challenges. Journal of Information Systems Applied Research14(3) pp 22-29. http://JISAR.org/2021-3/ ISSN : 1946 - 1836. A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of CONISAR 2020