Summary: One of the leading providers of temperature assurance packaging for distributing pharmaceuticals, Sonoco, is building a new blockchain-based platform to be used by pharmaceutical manufacturers and carriers, according to a recent announcement. The platform — named PharmaPortal — is built using IBM's Blockchain Transparent Supply technology and will help industry leaders trace supplies across supply chains to allow ...

One of the leading providers of temperature assurance packaging for distributing pharmaceuticals, Sonoco, is building a new blockchain-based platform to be used by pharmaceutical manufacturers and carriers, according to a recent announcement.

The platform — named PharmaPortal — is built using IBM's Blockchain Transparent Supply technology and will help industry leaders trace supplies across supply chains to allow temperature-controlled drugs to be traced and quality controlled.

IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply tickets itself as the next way to share data across supply chain providers. 

By Emily Mason