According to Sergey Vinogradov, Director General of the All-Russian Research Institute of Railway Transport, Russian Railways will use blockchain technologies and smart contracts to improve the efficiency of cargo transportation and their availability..
Russian Railways will transfer transportation management to blockchain
IN interview he said that Russian Railways is currently working on a project for the global restructuring of the container transportation scheme. The new system will provide for the sale of individual seats by analogy with passenger transportation and will allow almost any shipper to use the services.
For this, it is planned to use modern digital technologies., «digital car», «digital locomotive», trusted environment for managing smart contracts based on blockchain, predictive system for managing transportation and servicing container trains.
The implementation of these solutions will help to reduce the cost of services, apply a dynamic pricing model and abandon expensive specialized containers, which will increase the flexibility of the system and the efficiency of its management..
According to the forecasts of JSC «Russian Railways», by 2030 the volume of container traffic will grow 4 times.
Recall that according to a study by Deloitte, 39% of the largest companies in the world have already successfully implemented blockchain in their activities.
text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: VNIIZhT