Argus Transport Canada, a technology-driven Montreal based trucking and 3PL today announced it has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA).
Argus Transport is an asset-based carrier and 3PL that serves over-the-road and Intermodal markets across both Canada and the USA with terminals located in Montreal and Toronto.
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.
“We are very pleased to share ideas and collaborate with some of the most innovative minds in the trucking and logistics industry. Argus Transport has always held a culture of transparency and forward thinking, and blockchain is a revolutionary technology that holds transparency at its foundation” said Oren Gabbay, Vice President of Operations of Argus Transport Canada.
“We believe that blockchain has the potential to greatly reduce the redundancy that greatly affects many of the aspects of the logistics and trucking industry. As the first Canadian carrier to join BiTA, we are excited to help assist in the development of the standards needed in order for blockchain to be successful.”
Founded in August 2017, the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) is a forum for promotion, education, and encouragement to develop and adopt blockchain applications in the trucking, transportation, and logistics industry. BiTA’s goal is for members to participate, discuss, create, and adopt industry standard uses of blockchain applications and to provide clarity and direction for the development of blockchain technology in the trucking industry in a manner that will create efficiency, transparency, and foster trust. BiTA standards are intended to create a common framework to help organizations develop and adopt blockchain technology. For more information, visit www.bita.studio