Blockchain Technology-based Supply Chain: State-of-the-art and Future Prospects
Youness Tribis1, Abdelali El Bouchti2, Houssine Bouayad3

1Youness Tribis, Hassan First University, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Settat, Morocco.
2Abdelali El Bouchti*, Hassan First University, National School of Business and Management, Settat, Morocco.
3Houssine Bouayad, Hassan First University, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Settat, Morocco. 

Manuscript received on December 18, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 06, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 10, 2021. | PP: 125-136 | Volume-10 Issue-3, January 2021 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijitee.C83840110321| DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.C8384.0110321
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Abstract: hInitially developed for Bitcoin cryptocurrency, Blockchain Technology (BCT) is a decentralized transaction managing technology that provides security, anonymity and data integrity in transactions without the need of any trusted third party. The interest in BCT has been grown, as research topic for many fields, such as finance, health, government, agriculture and many particular Supply Chain (SC) industries. However, there is a lack of systematic literature reviews (SLR) on existing research concerning how BCT is well relevant in SC. This paper conducts a systematic review in order to examine all pertinent research on SC based on BCT. The main inspiration for this work was to synthesize existing evidence, classify research tendencies available in the literature, and identify open themes and gaps for development in this discipline. However, 45 primary papers have been extracted from scientific databases. This systematic review provides direction for future research regarding the applications of BCT for SC 
Keywords: Blockchain technology, Supply chain, Decentralized ledger, Systematic review.