Impact of Supply Chain Innovation on Commodity Shipping

In an article titled 2018, the year AgTech reshapes production, monitoring and exchange of commodities, Finistere partners Arama Kukutai and Spencer Maughan describe recent innovations in the agriculture and food supply chains. They describe the impact of recent innovations in supply chains, saying:

Together, all of these solutions are reducing the friction points implicit in traditional supply chains where poor information flows naturally create inefficiency. The next five years will see technology playing an increasingly transformative role in global commodity supply chains driving more dynamic pricing and decreasing information asymmetries between participants. This is a revolution for the supply chain but it also puts current incumbents at risk of being left behind.

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