One of the biggest commercial sectors that has embraced the use of blockchain is shipping and logistics. Firms such as IBM have actively made use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in their business processes and it seems Poste Italiane, the Italian postal service, is the latest to join this group according to a January 29, 2019, announcement.
They will be joining forces with Hyperledger, who have come up with an open source solution for various industries with the Linux Foundation. A number of large firms have already signed up with the initiative including American Express, Cisco, Intel, JPMorgan, Deloitte, and Huawei. Post Italiane is the latest addition to this group and will have access to a comprehensive blockchain platform that will reportedly make their operations easier.
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