P.B. Industries (PBI) has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA), an Alliance to create a common framework in order to assist members and industry participants with their organization's decision to develop and adopt blockchain technology. This will create a forum and develop a dialogue from a thought leadership panel of influential entities around blockchain in trucking, transportation, and logistics industry.
Elk Grove Village, Il-based P.B. Industries, Inc. (www.pbindustries.com) is the first intermodal trucking company to join BiTA. PBI has been servicing the international community since 1985 throughout Midwest and SouthEast regions.
PBI joins TransRisk, U.S. Express, Bridgestone, Coyote and Kleinschmidt, among others, as members.
BiTA (www.bita.studio) believes blockchain is one of the most significant developments for the industry since the creation of the internet. By providing more clarity and standards around blockchain through education and promotion of the technology, BiTA intends to be the leading blockchain voice for the industry.
Through engagement of the brightest minds from the most influential leaders in transportation, finance and technology, BiTA will build the first set of transportation industry-specific blockchain standards. BiTA is focused on providing educational resources and open forums to those in the industry interested in leading the evolution of the trucking industry through the efficiencies offered in blockchain technology.
“PBI is very excited to join Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, and we look forward to collaborate our knowledge of the industry expertise with great member companies who strive to be at the forefront of blockchain in transportation,” said Andrew Park, President of P.B. Industries, Inc. “We are always looking for more efficient, effective, and secure way to approach what we do. Our involvement and collaboration with BiTA is important and it will provide our customers, small to global size companies, clear competitive advantages on how quickly and securely exchange information.”