Roadrunner Transportation Systems Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance - Global Trade Magazine
  June 2nd, 2018 | Written by

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

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  • Group is dedicated to implementing standards for the digitalization of the supply chain.
  • Roadrunner joins freight companies in developing blockchain standards and educating industry on applications.
  • Joining alliance will provide Roadrunner with additional tools to improve use of supply chain data and technology.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a group dedicated to implementing standards for the digitization of the supply chain.  Roadrunner joins fellow industry-leading freight companies in the mission of developing blockchain standards and educating the industry on blockchain applications.

With several major technological initiatives currently underway, the partnership with BiTA will continue to help Roadrunner innovate and improve the customer experience for shippers of all sizes utilizing any mode of transportation. Joining the alliance will provide Roadrunner with additional tools and resources to constantly improve the utilization of supply chain data and technology.

“As transportation and technology professionals, we can never stop improving,” said Scott Cousins, CIO of Roadrunner, “and we are very eager to join a pioneering group such as BiTA and help shape the future of our industry.”

In an increasingly connected world, knowledge and best practices from the partnership with BiTA will support all of Roadrunner’s key operations, including its less-than-truckload, intermodal and temperature controlled businesses, as well as its Active On-Demand and Ascent Global Logistics brands.

Formed by technology and transportation executives, BiTA focuses on strengthening the foundation, development and education of blockchain standards within the freight industry.

“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 Chris Burruss, president of BiTA.

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