Walmart Uses Blockchain to Protect Deliveries —

Walmart has been awarded a patent that makes use of blockchain to help ensure that deliveries get to their intended recipients:

“In filing the patent Walmart acknowledges that while online retail offers customers convenience since purchases are delivered to them rather than the customers having to travel to a store, it presents challenges for the retailer or the courier. This is especially in the case of deliveries where a signature is required as scheduling a time that is convenient for both the courier and the recipient might be difficult.

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