… there are a number of entirely new business models that could be tapped by moving the supply chain to a shared, distributed, immutable ledger.

For example, Coble described future supply chain products that flipped the current system on its head by letting parts suppliers publicly broadcast real-time details about unused goods that could be used in any number of products.

Coble described her vision for this type of functionality in the future:

It provides an environment, a marketplace, for trading partners across the supply chain to be in one place. It allows for this new buy and sell functionality that has never been put together.

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