The Future of Supply Chain

Walmart Inc is taking control of the supply chain for Angus beef sold in some of its stores, cutting out meat processors as the company looks to offer higher quality products in an intensely competitive grocery industry. 

SupplyCompass (www.supplycompass.com), a design-to-delivery sourcing platform that provides an efficient and sustainable solution for global supply chains, has agreed a £1.5m seed fund deal led by early-stage venture capital investor, Episode 1.

Launched by environmental group WWF and investment firm BCG Digital Ventures, OpenSC is a website that harnesses blockchain technology to allow users to scan a QR code on a product or menu that reveals the full history and supply chain before they buy.

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