Roadrunner Transportation to Join the BiTA

by Jake Tully - Published: 5/18/2018

Earlier this week, Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) reportedly as a means to join a group dedicated implementing standards that may help digitalize the supply chain.

Roadrunner reports that joining the BiTA, the company will join other freight companies in the unified mission to develop blockchain standards and further educate the industry on applications for blockchain purposes.

Scott Cousins, CIO of Roadrunner reports that an alliance with the BiTA will give the company opportunities to advance both within the transportation industry and within the advantages it may provide its employees with. 

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"We are extremely proud to join BiTA and the opportunities it will create for our company, team members, drivers, pilots, customers, vendors and shareholders," said Cousins. "As transportation and technology professionals, we can never stop improving and we are very eager to join a pioneering group such as BiTA and help shape the future of our industry."

According to Roadrunner, the BiTA will support key operations of the transportation company including its intermodal and temperature-controlled businesses as well as its less-than-truckload businesses and its Active On-Demand businesses and its brand of Ascent Global Logistics.

"We are pleased to have Roadrunner as the newest member of BiTA. As one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the United States, Roadrunner will help provide additional insight to help us continuously improve and implement progressive standards," said President of BiTA., Chris Burruss.

Interested parties may learn more about the BiTA on the organization’s site.