Aljosja Beije


Aljosja is a MSc in Quantitative Business Economics from Erasmus University and is currently the Director of Blocklab. Blocklab develops blockchain solutions for supply chain and energy industry. Before Blocklab, he held a number of senior and C-level management positions in IT and SCM, within companies such as Kuehne & Nagel, GE and Nokia.

He co-authored, together with Nick Vyas and Bhaskar Krishnamachari of the University of Southern California the book “Blockchain and the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies and Practical Applications.”


Ports’ Innovative Uses of Blockchain Technology
30th March 2021, 12:00PM – 12:30PM BST
The pandemic has led to erratic and unpredictable trade on the world’s largest shipping lanes and caused congestion at major gateways in all regions. As a result, there is a need for greater digitization in operations and documentation, something the maritime industry has seen blockchain provide in the transportation of cargo. In this session, hear how Ports’ have been gaining efficiencies through blockchain technology in addition to distributed applications for the Maritime industry.

Specific areas of focus include:

• How blockchain technology helps realize real business value by addressing VAT compliance, digitally connected ports & hinterland and digital transfer of ownership