London, October 14th 2020 – dFarm Inc. was awarded first place at the 2nd Cool Logistics ‘Innovation in Perishable Logistics Award’ ceremony. This award celebrates innovation and ingenuity from companies or individuals making a difference to cold supply chain operations, perishables logistics and refrigerated transport.
The award was announced at the end of the first day of the 12th Cool Logistics Global conference, taking place this year in a virtual setting.
dFarm Inc.’s agriculture SCM system uses blockchain, IoT and big data to improve transparency and trust along the fresh produce supply chain. It was selected by a panel of judges who remarked that the innovation was a real step forward in achieving collaboration, transparency and visibility in the end-to-end agricultural chain.
dFarm Inc.’s Founder & CEO, Venkatesh Babu Vadlamudi, accepted the Award stating that the first phase of dFarm Inc.’s project was to sell the produce before it’s even harvested via information exchange available directly from the farmer on daily harvesting dates and stock availability, Many systems record information from the packhouse to retailer, though this level of data wasn’t readily available.