A blockchain method supports the protection of the logistics supply chain against misuse in many ways and enables the encryption and processing of commercial contracts and other confidential information at different levels. The relevant information is shared with all authorized “key holders” at the same time, which ensures a maximum degree of transparency.

At the same time, the process offers all authorized parties a common view of the processed data, which in turn is protected against deletion, manipulation, revision and dissemination.

Considered in detail, blockchain technologies can be used to secure both the underlying technical processes for communication between the internal system components and the logical logistics processes. In addition to the track-and-trace functions created in this way, the entire system is predestined for mapping dynamic, non-manipulable “smart contracts” and for setting up completely new and ground breaking platforms for many-to-many collaboration along the entire supply chain and even Furthermore.