The national postal operator of Russia plans to implement a parcel tracking system that will rely on blockchain technology. The introduction of the new service is part of Russian Post’s digital transformation strategy and is expected to reduce the number of lost shipments.
Blockchain-Based Tracking System to Help Russian Post Save Time and Resources
In the context of efforts to develop its services and improve the efficiency of its logistics, Pochta Rossii, or Russian Post, is considering various options, including the implementation of blockchain technology, a representative of the company told Vedomosti. Quoting the postal operator’s Strategy for Digital Transformation, the business daily reported that the first pilots are expected in the coming years.
Russian Post intends to introduce its blockchain-based tracking system as early as 2023. The new service will be market-oriented, Director of Digital Products Vladimir Urbansky noted. He further explained that Russian Post is part of a logistics chain, emphasizing that the system will