Enhancing Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C) E-Commerce through Blockchain: A Model-Driven Approach

Authors

  • Aditiya Hermawan Universitas Buddhi Dharma
  • Oscar Hasan Putra Universitas Buddhi Dharma
  • Junaedi Universitas Buddhi Dharma
  • Yusuf Kurnia Universitas Buddhi Dharma
  • Riki Universitas Buddhi Dharma

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/comtech.v15i1.10638

Keywords:

Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C), e-commerce, blockchain, a model-driven approach

Abstract

The rapid progress of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), especially the Internet, has changed lifestyles in profound ways, including sharing ideas, virtual interactions, digital entertainment, and online transactions. It has resulted in businesses globally turning to electronic commerce (e-commerce) to market products. E-commerce has revolutionized operations with features such as centralized storage and detailed product information in the marketing process. However, the inefficiency and lack of transparency in these centralized systems lead to high costs and limited user control, posing a significant challenge. Challenges include commission fees from E-Commerce providers, which hinder business growth. The research aimed to propose a more efficient and transparent model for Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C) e-commerce using blockchain technology. The C2C model enhanced user transactions and minimized third-party dependence, but centralization increased costs and limited seller access. Thus, a decentralized blockchain approach was proposed for greater transparency in e-commerce. The research innovatively applied blockchain to C2C e-commerce, enhancing market efficiency and transparency. The research method employed was a combination of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis and practical application. The result shows that the approach succeeds in reducing high costs, transparency of data storage, and dependence on third parties. Blockchain reduces third-party involvement and promotes a fairer business environment because it uses a tamper-proof database for transparency, security, and efficiency in the ever-growing e-commerce ecosystem. Blockchain ensures automated transactions, real-time data tracking, and data security.

Dimensions

Plum Analytics

Author Biographies

Aditiya Hermawan, Universitas Buddhi Dharma

Teknik Informatika, Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi

Oscar Hasan Putra, Universitas Buddhi Dharma

Teknik Informatika, Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi

Junaedi, Universitas Buddhi Dharma

Sistem Informasi, Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi

Yusuf Kurnia, Universitas Buddhi Dharma

Teknik Informatika, Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi

Riki, Universitas Buddhi Dharma

Sistem Informasi, Fakultas Sains dan Teknologi

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