Transportation Management

Instructions• Prepare an APA formal 11-page (not including reference, appendices, and attachments) research paper.• Must include abstract, introduction, main body content, and conclusion.o Abstract: Topic of the research paper; background on the issue; importance of the issue; summary of findings.o Introduction: Why is the topic important; organization of the paper to address the topic.o Main Body: Logical sections with headings; literature review using a minimum of 10 peer reviewed journal articles; describe and synthesize the research findings found in the articles reviewed from the researched literature.o Conclusion: Limit to findings and conclusions to what can be supported by the facts and data presented; avoid expanding the conclusions beyond what the data supports; suggest future research opportunities.• Must use textbooks, if applicable, (listed below) as references (listed below) and you can use as many additional references as you require, however, references must be properly cited in the paper to include page number, and they must be validated ‘peer reviewed’ sources and should NOT be from Wikipedia, newspapers, blogs, websites, new releases, white papers, advertising articles, business journals, and social media.• Textbook References:o Novack, R.A., Gibson. B. J., Suzuki, Y. & Coyle, J. J., (2019). Transportation: A global supply chain perspective (9th ed.). Boston, MA, USA: Cengage Learning. Google Drive Link:• Paper must adhere to the outline below:Title: Blockchain Technology in the Transportation and Logistics IndustryOutlineI. IntroductionA. Research Question: How does blockchain technology affect today’s transportation and logistics processes?II. What is Blockchain?A. Components of BlockchainB. Types of BlockchainC. Problems Addressed by Implementing BlockchainIII. Key Challenges of Blockchain on Transportation and LogisticsIV. Blockchain Applications in the Transportation IndustryA. Non-vessel CarriersB. Freight ForwardersC. Inland TransportationD. Customs, Ports, and TerminalsE. Ocean CarriersF. Financial ServicesV. ConclusionAdditional References:• Molken, R. V. (2018). Blockchain across oracle: Understand the details and implications of the blockchain for oracle developers and customers. UK: Packt Publishing.o Google Drive Link:• Lipovyanov, P. (2019). Blockchain for business 2019: A user-friendly introduction to blockchain technology and its business applications (1st ed.). UK: Packt Publishing.o Google Drive Link:• Lei, A., Cruickshank, H., Cao, Y., Asuquo, P., Anyigor Ogah, C. P., & Sun, Z. (2017). Blockchain-based dynamic key management for heterogeneous intelligent transportation systems. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 4(6), 1832-1843. doi:10.1109/JIOT.2017.2740569• Choi, T., Wen, X., Sun, X., & Chung, S. (2019). The mean-variance approach for global supply chain risk analysis with air logistics in the blockchain technology era. Transportation Research Part E, 127, 178-191. doi:10.1016/j.tre.2019.05.007• Di Pierro, M. (2017). What is the blockchain? Computing in Science & Engineering, 19(5), 92-95. doi:10.1109/MCSE.2017.3421554• Risius, M., & Spohrer, K. (2017). A blockchain research framework: What we (don’t) know, where we go from here, and how we will get there. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 59(6), 385-409. doi:10.1007/s12599-017-0506-0• Queiroz, M. M., & Fosso Wamba, S. (2019). Blockchain adoption challenges in supply chain: An empirical investigation of the main drivers in india and the USA. International Journal of Information Management, 46, 70-82. doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2018.11.021• Christodoulou, P., Christodoulou, K., & Andreou, A. (2018). A decentralized application for logistics: Using blockchain in real-world applications. The Cyprus Review, 30(2), 181-18.• Madhwal, Y., & Panfilov, P. B. (2018). Blockchain and supply chain management: Aircrafts’ parts’ business case. Annals of DAAAM & Proceedings, , 1051. doi:10.2507/28th.daaam.proceedings.146• Gausdal, A. H., Czachorowski, K. V., & Solesvik, M. Z. (2018). Applying blockchain technology: Evidence from norwegian companies. Sustainability, 10(6), 1985. doi:10.3390/su10061985• Kamble, S., Gunasekaran, A., & Arha, H. (2019). Understanding the blockchain technology adoption in supply chains-indian context. International Journal of Production Research, 57(7), 2009-2033. doi:10.1080/00207543.2018.1518610• Ganne, E. (2019). Why blockchain could become the new container of international trade.International Trade Forum, (1), 16-17.• Tönnissen, S., & Teuteberg, F. (2019). Analysing the impact of blockchain-technology for operations and supply chain management: An explanatory model drawn from multiple case studies. International Journal of Information Management, doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2019.05.009• Casino, F., Dasaklis, T. K., & Patsakis, C. (2019). A systematic literature review of blockchain-based applications: Current status, classification and open issues. Telematics and Informatics, 36, 55-81. doi:10.1016/j.tele.2018.11.006• Dobrovnik, M., Herold, D., Fürst, E., & Kummer, S. (2018). Blockchain for and in logistics: What to adopt and where to start. Logistics, 2(3), 18. doi:10.3390/logistics2030018• Verhoeven, P., Sinn, F., & Herden, T. (2018). Examples from blockchain implementations in logistics and supply chain management: Exploring the mindful use of a new technology.Logistics, 2(3), 20. doi:10.3390/logistics2030020• Understanding blockchain in trucking. (2019). Fleet Owner (Online Exclusive). Retrieved from

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