BiTA gets a new member: Chain.io

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Chain.io, a provider of systems integration services for logistics providers, proudly announces that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). Through its membership, Chain.io will have an opportunity to network, collaborate and share best-in-breed solutions in the nascent blockchain environment and work to shape the framework that guides this next generation of solutions for companies engaged in the global transportation of goods.

Founded by supply chain thought leaders from the international freight forwarding, Customs brokerage and logistics software industries, Chain.io’s helps logistics service providers, shippers and software companies streamline their electronic communications in the cloud.

“We’ve surveyed the landscape of emerging technologies to help our customers identify and prioritize what they should be planning for in the short and long term,” says Chain.io CEO Brian Glick. “We believe there are specific, practical uses for the blockchain that companies can take advantage of today.  We are excited to share these with the BiTA community and be an active partner in developing the next generation of standards.”

Over the coming weeks, Chain.io will be announcing enhancements to their cloud platform to allow logistics software and solutions providers to enhance their current service offerings with blockchain capabilities powered by the Chain.io Cloud Platform.

More about BiTA

Founded in August of 2017, BiTA promotes the development and adoption of blockchain applications in the trucking, transportation and logistics industries, including establishing industry-wide standards. Members include truckload, LTL, and parcel carriers, as well as shippers, tech startups and incumbents, insurance companies, law firms, and other industry participants who have an interest in integrating blockchain technology into their organizations.

Other current BiTa members include UPS, FedEx, Schneider, Penske and SAP.

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