PS Logistics, LLC, a leading national transportation and logistics company, announced today that it joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) as a charter member, to help advance the transportation industry through smart technologies and standardized performance standards.
“We formed the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance to develop common standards around blockchain applications in the trucking industry, from speeding up transactions to securing data transfers. The technology holds great promise, but to encourage its proliferation, we believe that developing industry standards were paramount.” Craig Fuller, CEO of TransRisk and Co-Founder of BiTA stated. “PS Logistics brings a depth of industry experience and full-service logistics knowledge to help our industry innovate with integrity through this new technology.”
“We are very proud to be a part of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance and its mission to revolutionize the trucking industry for greater transparency, security, performance and efficiency,” said Mauricio Paredes, Vice President of Technology at Birmingham, AL-based PS Logistics. “Through blockchain technology every transaction in the trucking ecosystem can be interconnected, providing the potential to dramatically change workflows and the way people do business for the better.”
PS Logistics joins TransRisk, Triumph Business Capital, and McLeod Software among other companies as charter members of BiTA.
Through the engagement of the most experienced, influential leaders in transportation, finance and technology, BiTA plans to build the first set of transportation industry-specific blockchain standards to help propel the evolution of the trucking industry.
About PS Logistics
Based in Birmingham, AL, PS Logistics is a full-service logistics company, providing solutions such as asset transportation, brokerage, 3PL and supply chain services. PS Logistics serves customers in various industries throughout the United States, with a network of over 2,500 trucks, 530 logistics professionals and 50 terminals. The company’s brand names include P&S Transportation, TA Services, Blair Logistics and Loudon County Trucking. For more information: http://www.pslogistics.com/
About Blockchain in Trucking Alliance
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 http://www.bita.studio