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CargoX for Transport and Logistics

The CargoX Platform blockchain document transfer is a safe, smart & cost-effective solution for the transportation industry - unlike the old paper document transfer workflows.

The platform enables original and confidential trade document transfer in a trusted digital environment.

Various types of freight documents

are created or uploaded to the platform, signed, and their ownership is then transacted in a trustworthy way, lightning-fast, directly to the intended recipient. Documents can be added, removed, returned, or destroyed.

Validate the original source and prove ownership

Recipients can always validate the original source and prove ownership of their documents. A comprehensive document repository is available with comprehensive audit logs, and strict business confidentiality is maintained at all times.

It is built atop neutral, public Ethereum blockchain technology.

This ensures that there is no private blockchain lock-in with vendors, who could potentially be your company’s competitors - and the neutral CargoX is committed to never giving out your private business information.

Transportation modes supported

Ocean shipping

Air freight

Road freight

Rail freight

Benefits for transport and logistics


Your B/L, or any other document, will never be lost, stolen, counterfeited, or damaged again. Decentralized encrypted storage is 100% resilient against hackers.


It is far easier and cheaper to send a document digitally and securely around the globe than it is to ship a piece of paper.


The CargoX Platform is lightning fast. This protects you from any potential cargo detention and demurrage costs.


It is easy to use – just like e-mail, but much more secure. Much, much more secure. Really, infinitely more secure.


Your data is safe from the eyes of the competition.


We will never lock you into private blockchains. We use truly open and distributed public blockchain technology for maximum impact and immutability.


No installation is required to start using the CargoX platform — just log in and start sending documents.


All platform APIs are exposed as REST interfaces for easy integration and automation.

Multi-user support.

Multiple users from your organization can use the platform at varying permission levels. It is ready both for micro-companies and full-scale corporations.

Minimum investment.

No need for software installation or expensive integration. You can start using the platform in a mere matter of minutes!

Paper B/L vs Smart B/L

TraditionalPaper B/L Smart B/L
Change of ownership by sending original B/L Instant, from dApp
Time in transit 5-10 days Instant
Can be stolen Yes No
Can be lost Yes No
Archiving Expensive paper storage Included
Cargo information
(location, temperature,etc)
No Yes

Specialized features for T&L companies

Different types of freight documents

A one-stop-shop for the tamper-proof transfer of document ownership – master B/Ls, house B/Ls, Switch B/Ls, CRM, telex releases, express releases, sea waybills, air waybills, certificate of origin, and much more (over 30 document types).

Switch bill of lading support

Switch bills of lading can be transferred an unlimited number of times. History can be cleared to prevent parties from seeing previous owners.

Created or uploaded bill of ladings

If you create bills of lading through an existing system, they can be easily imported into the platform. For agile companies we offer a companion app to easily create bill of lading documents online.

Flexible endorsement types

Smart B/Ls can be endorsed to a specifically named consignee, made to order, or to the bearer.

Custom attachments

Any transfer envelope can include any custom attachment – an invoice, receipt, warranty, or similar. You can add or remove them in the process.

Support for the L/C and escrow service workflow

Transfer documents to a bank for L/C processing or escrow service workflows. Banks join the platform just like other parties and guarantee payment for goods.

Support for structured documents

Documents with structured support can be filtered and searched, based on specific field values.

Returning the documents to the sender

Documents may be returned to the sender (refused).

Destroy (rescind) the document

Issuers may destroy documents, but only when said documents are in their possession. Document destruction is recorded on the blockchain.

Document preview

Any party in the workflow that will receive the document may preview it in certain cases. This helps reduce costs and time, as the party can prepare for incoming documents in advance.

Full-text search

Easily browse through all your documents, contacts, bill of lading metadata, and information.

In-platform messaging

Communicate your instructions about specific documents to your partners within the CargoX platform.

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