Abstract

The use of blockchain technology introduces the possibility to decentralize logistic systems. These are more efficient and the information inside is easy accessible and verifiable. Additionally, data security is preserved at this time. This paper presents the architecture of a smart container that uses blockchain technology. It stores its location and status data in a distributed ledger. In addition, users and suppliers can use the mobile application to access this data. As the information about the container movements is available in realtime, the relevant parties will be able to take action quickly when a problem occurs in the supply chain. Sensitive and private documents will require a permissioned blockchain infrastructure such as Hyperledger Iroha. Blockchain technologies allow users to abandon the idea of a central server or a regulatory authority that support the operation of the system and be responsible for safety and storage of data. Such a decentralized network does not have a central point of failure and is better able to withstand malicious attacks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2019
Subtitle of host publication19th International Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 1–4, 2019, Proceedings, Part II
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Nature
Pages537-545
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-24296-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-24295-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019
Event19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019 - Saint Petersburg
Duration: 1 Jul 20194 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
PublisherSpringer
Volume11620
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

Conference

Conference19th International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2019
CountryRussian Federation
CitySaint Petersburg
Period1/07/194/07/19

Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Iakushkin, O., Selivanov, D., Pavlova, E., & Korkhov, V. (2019). Architecture of a Smart Container Using Blockchain Technology. In Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2019: 19th International Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 1–4, 2019, Proceedings, Part II (pp. 537-545). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11620). Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24296-1_42