Perspectives for the implementation of blockchain technology in the supply chain: research, trends and future




Blockchain, Supply Chain, Implementation.


The rise of new technologies is pushing companies to a new digital era. Among all technologies, one that has been gaining prominence is blockchain, which has potential for improving processes and enhance business models in supply chain. The implementation of blockchain technology in the supply chain is promising as it can bring benefits to everyone involved in the chain, among them, highlight for reliability, security, transparency, traceability and authenticity of information. Nonetheless, its application is still in the initial phase and this paper aims to shed light on the current research, trends and future related in the literature. Through an RSL (Systematic Literature Review) is identified how recent and innovative are studies published about the subject, as well as how researchers and universities are working on that around the world. This research contributes to the development of Blockchain theory as it identifies and analyzes the works currently available in the literature. The conclusion is that the issue has been attracting attention from academics, with researches dispersed in several countries and universities around the world, with growth potential.


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Biografia do Autor

Bruno Sales Salvador, Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba

Graduado em Engenharia de Produção pela Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (UNIMEP), com período de intercâmbio acadêmico pela Universidade Técnica de Berlim - Alemanha, viabilizado pelo programa BRAGECRIM. Atualmente é mestrando do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia de Produção da Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (UNIMEP). Atuou como bolsista de iniciação científica por duas vezes nas áreas de qualidade e manufatura enxuta. Possui experiência na área de Engenharia de Produção com ênfase em Logística e Gestão da Cadeia de Suprimentos, atuando profissionalmente na cadeia automobilístico.

Alexandre Tadeu Simon, Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba (UNIMEP)

Alexandre Tadeu Simon has a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Júlio de Mesquita Filho State University (Brazil). Master in Mechanical Engineering at State University of Campinas (Brazil). PhD in Production Engineering at Methodist University of Piracicaba (Brazil). His lines of research are related to Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Industry 4.0. He is currently a professor in the Postgraduate Program in Production Engineering at Methodist University of Piracicaba.


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Salvador, B. S., & Simon, A. T. (2022). Perspectives for the implementation of blockchain technology in the supply chain: research, trends and future. Exacta.