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CargoX Monthly Update - March 2018

March 2, 2018, 10:51 a.m.

Here at CargoX a lot is happening, and we just wanted to let you know what we are working on right now — and what has been done in the past month.

Smart B/L MVP coming up!

Most of the team is focused on developing our MVP and we are in daily talks with two logistics companies, discussing their processes and specific needs and wishes. This is how we will tailor our product to the exact needs of the customers, as we will incorporate core requirements by these companies into the initial release of the CargoX dApp.

This feedback will also help us create a more robust and production-environment ready CargoX B/L eXchange protocol. Everything else will be evaluated and might be added to the future roadmap detailing the next phases of development, where we will be collaborating with MakerDAO.

CargoX at the Logistics Congress 2018

We are also proud to announce that we will be present at the 6th International Logistics Congress, hosted by the Slovene Logistics Society on April 11–13. The three day event will bring together all the logistics players in the region, and CargoX will be there not only with a presentation, but with the world’s first live demo of the Smart B/L transfer. Conference registration fees can also be paid with CXO tokens, and we will host a blockchain corner to explain the benefits of the technology.

Human resources — new muscle!

We are hiring! We have concluded several interviews already, and more are on the way. If you have experience in logistics, IT, blockchain and project management and wouldn’t mind moving to Slovenia, send us your CV!

In the last month CargoX team has grown.

Igor Jakomin, Ph. D., is now heading our sales and partnership division as a Chief Business Development Officer. He is recognised as a leading logistics expert in the region and beyond, and has also served as a state secretary at the Ministry of Transport. We are confident that with him on board our team will be able to reach all potential partners.

New offices in the making

We are also now waiting to enter bigger offices, and it looks like we will be moving to the heart of the city’s logistics district — called BTC City (which is NOT Bitcoin city) where we will also have some very interesting neighbours, as well as opportunities!

Hot for partners

Every day since the end of the ICO we have had on average 3 business meetings with potential partners or customers. We will report on ongoing activities shortly, as we are systematising our approach, and also preparing our new website to serve as a common information resource for partners and customers.

A lot of media attention

We are happy with interest of logistics media outlets on CargoX, and we want to share some articles that have been published recently. They are mostly positive and reflect on the ICO itself and the Smart B/L solution, although some do raise some additional questions. We have proactively addressed tose questions in a separate Medium post — Industry Veterans Raised Questions About Blockchain in Shipping — And We Answered Them.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or if you want to promote CargoX in your social networks. We are very active in RedditTelegram chat group, and on Twitter, but also on LinkedIn and the BitCoinTalk forum. Help us raise awareness of Smart B/L!

Other press releases

CargoX Monthly review - August 2018
4 Sep 2018
August was hot and so was the news!
CargoX and Europacific partner to innovate in logistics processing
31 Aug 2018
We have signed a partnership agreement with Europacific, a regional logistics company embracing technology to optimize logistics processes.
CargoX and DBA Group partner to serve customers in Italy and Balkans
30 Aug 2018
CargoX, the producer of the electronic blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading™ solution, has signed an exciting partnership with DBA Group, an Italian technology consulting giant listed on the Italian stock exchange.
CargoX and Actual Group partners in the PORT-Line solutions for port logistics operations
29 Aug 2018
We have signed a partnership agreement with Actual Group, member of DBA Group, the provider of advanced and comprehensive IT solutions for supporting port logistics operations and for monitoring and controlling retail business systems in the oil industry.
A day to remember: The first ever blockchain-based CargoX Smart B/L™ has successfully completed its historic mission during a trial shipment from China to Europe
23 Aug 2018
The container, processed with the revolutionary new blockchain-based CargoX Smart Bill of Lading™, has been released successfully in the Port of Koper, Slovenia (EU), where it arrived on Sunday, 19 August 2018, completing its journey from Shanghai (China) aboard the cargo ship Ever Safety, and was shipped by one of the world’s largest freight forwarders.
CargoX Monthly Review - July 2018
2 Aug 2018
July was a month that brought about some dramatic events at CargoX! We joined BiTA, signed partnerships with Fracht AG and OceanX, and sent the first ever official Smart Bill of Lading for an official shipment!
First ever blockchain based Smart B/L was issued on a route from China to US First Lady Melania Trump’s home country of Slovenia
30 Jul 2018
This is the moment we have all been waiting for! The first ever official Smart Bill of Lading for an official shipment was issued on Friday, 27 July 2018, and the shipment is currently travelling from China to Europe, where it will arrive in the middle of August.
CargoX and the OceanX network partner-up to set new standards of excellence in the shipping trade
27 Jul 2018
CargoX and OceanX, the leading sea freight specialist network, have agreed on a strategic partnership, bringing the blockchain enabled Smart B/L to OceanX NVOCC members.
CargoX and Fracht AG partner to reshape global trade with blockchain
24 Jul 2018
We have signed a partnership agreement with Fracht AG, the independent Swiss family-owned company with over 100 offices and more than 1200 employees. This move gives Fracht AG the means to use the CargoX Smart B/L with its business customers.
CargoX, the producer of Smart B/L, joins BiTA
13 Jul 2018
CargoX, an independent supplier of blockchain-based solutions for logistics, has become the latest member to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
CargoX Monthly Review - June 2018
5 Jul 2018
June was a busy month, as always! Everybody is rushing towards the summer holiday season. But not CargoX - we are rushing towards the market’s adoption of our CargoX Smart B/L solution!
CargoX announces setting up a scholarship fund for students of maritime studies at the ICTS 2018
19 Jun 2018
CargoX is proud to collaborate with the Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport of the University of Ljubljana. Announcing a scholarship fund at the International Conference of Transport Science, where we also presented our blockchain-based Smart B/L solution.
CargoX is setting up a scholarship fund for students of logistics who are keen on blockchain
14 Jun 2018
CargoX, the provider of smart public blockchain-based solutions for the logistics and supply chain industries, is proud to announce the establishment of a scholarship fund intended for students at colleges around the world. Among the first of these is the Faculty of Logistics at the University of Maribor, which will receive funding for a student of logistics.
CargoX Monthly Review - May 2018
8 Jun 2018
May was just another one in the line of busiest months ever for us! We got huge amounts of work done - our CargoX Smart B/L solution is in its final development stage, our partners are actively testing it, and we have made a lot of progress on some interesting integrations as well.
CargoX presented at the EurTradeNet Annual 2018
5 Jun 2018
The CargoX Smart B/L solution was presented at the EurTradeNet Annual 2018 event. Over 50 top managers from companies operating throughout the whole EU had the chance to see the Smart B/L at work, along with guests from Eastern Europe Customs offices.
CargoX at transport logistic China 2018, the leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management
18 May 2018
CargoX is making moves across the globe and making an impact at all the world’s most important trade fairs. This is one of them!
CargoX at the Collaborative Innovation Days - blockchain applications and cases in logistics for a 30% improvement of end-to-end logistics performance by 2030
11 May 2018
The CargoX Smart B/L solution was presented at the Collaborative Innovation Days 2018, where blockchain applications and cases for logistics were presented. The event was organised by the European Technology Platform ALICE - Alliance for Logistics Innovation through Collaboration in Europe, and we caused quite a stir-up!
CargoX Monthly Review - April 2018
8 May 2018
April was a wild month, so we’d like to recap its greatness! The highlight of the month was when we presented a demonstration of the CargoX Smart B/L solution live, on stage, before audiences across Europe on April 12th, 2018. The demo was a complete success!
CargoX presented exclusively at the European Commission’s Mobility and Transport department
4 May 2018
The CargoX Smart B/L solution was presented exclusively yesterday in the office of the European Commission’s (EC) Mobility and Transport department, headed by Mrs. Violeta Bulc.
Patrick Vlačič, heavy-weight legal expert and ex-minister of transportation joins CargoX
25 Apr 2018
We are proud to announce that Patrick Vlačič, PhD, an expert on maritime, transport, and insurance law, is joining our team as our legal advisor!
New, fast-growing companies supporting us all around the globe!
20 Apr 2018
We are constantly expanding our network of partners and supporters. We receive dozens of applications every week. Among our many new partners and supporters, this week we are presenting four companies from Europe, Asia, and Africa.
The CargoX Smart B/L solution is showcased at the Faculty of Logistics of the University of Maribor to celebrate European Supply Chain Day 2018
19 Apr 2018
The European Supply Chain Day is celebrated every year on the third Thursday in April, and it is the day when companies from the logistics, industrial, and trading sectors open their doors and show visitors their internal workings.
See how CargoX writes history with the world’s first and only working public-blockchain based Smart B/L solution
17 Apr 2018
History is written when CargoX presents a live demo of the world’s first and only working public-blockchain based Smart B/L solution in front of 250 specialist and executives at the 6th International Logistics Congress held April 11-13 2018 in Portorož, Slovenija.
CargoX’s blockchain-logistics platform goes live before audiences across Europe
12 Apr 2018
CargoX successfully completed a live demonstration of its Smart B/L Bill of Lading solution, before audiences across Europe, marking the beginning of its beta testing phase and opening the platform to partners in the logistics and shipping industry.
Blockchain startup CargoX signs a major partnership with European logistics giant Milsped
9 Apr 2018
Partnering with Milsped Group, we have gained decades of real-world experience, and deep insight into logistics and supply chains from the cargo handling point of view at a large logistics provider.
CargoX Monthly Update - April 2018
6 Apr 2018
March was a busy month, and we have entered the busiest part of the year. Our MVP development is nearing its completion and internal testing has commenced. But we have also reached some milestones...
It’s Not a Test! Cryptocurrency accepted as payment for container shipments.
22 Mar 2018
Online shipping platform 45HC.COM has become the first shipping company to accept cryptocurrency payments for container shipping. They have integrated CargoX token (CXO).
Strong customer interest reaffirms the need for the CargoX Smart B/L
16 Mar 2018
CargoX is proud to announce first batch of supporters and potential customers, and encourages forward looking companies to join us.
Industry Veterans Raised Questions About Blockchain in Shipping — And We Answered Them
1 Mar 2018
With our market-neutral blockchain-based bill of lading platform, our goal at CargoX is to empower shippers.
MakerDAO and CargoX partner to revolutionise logistics, supply chains and shipping
21 Feb 2018
MakerDAO and CargoX are excited to announce a partnership that will result in a new generation of exciting smart contract applications in the field of supply chain, logistics and shipping industries.
Q&A with CargoX Founder and CEO Stefan Kukman
28 Jan 2018
About the disruptive potential of blockchain in logistics, getting the industry to adopt new technology, and how a small startup from Slovenia is taking on the shipping business.
Shipping Tech Startup (CargoX) Raises USD 7 Million in 7 Minutes
23 Jan 2018
Using CargoX’s Smart B/L, logistics companies can save up to $5 billion per year and cut up to 10 days off the time it takes to transport documents between shippers and receivers.

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