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Walmart has officially outlined plans for a patent named the  “Delivery Reservation Apparatus and Method” based on blockchain technology. The method outlined, will allow the company to fulfill customer deliveries in the absence of a receiver. As seen below, the service will make use of blockchain to allow adaptation for a number of scenarios. “Each space on the docking station has a corresponding capacity unit for each location on the docking station. The transactions for…

Walmart is currently one of the largest food and consumer goods retailers on the planet with revenues running into billions of dollars. Recently it announced the blockchain applications it has been developing to make the supply chain more transparent and secure. With partnership from the university of Beijing Tsinghua and IBM, Walmart have announced the success of the project in initial trials where it has been used to track food production, manage food tests and…