Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
BiTA focuses on developing and promoting blockchain standards within the freight industry.
In a statement issued on Thursday (17 May), Scott Cousins, CIO of Roadrunner, said: “We are extremely proud to join BiTA and the opportunities it will create for our company, team members, drivers, pilots, customers, vendors and shareholders.
“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.”
Chris Burruss, President of BiTA, said: “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.”
RTTS operates under the Roadrunner, Active On-Demand and Ascent Global Logistics brands. The Roadrunner brand offers less-than-truckload, temperature controlled and intermodal services. Active On-Demand offers premium mission critical air and ground transportation solutions. Ascent Global Logistics offers domestic freight management, retail consolidation, international freight forwarding and customs brokerage.