PAM Transport, Inc., a top 100 largest For-Hire Carrier in North America, announced today that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA is a consortium of industry leaders who share a vision of leveraging blockchain technology to develop standards and education for the freight industry.
“PAM Transport, Inc. has a long history of providing quality transportation and logistics services to a varied mix of industries and using innovative technologies to provide customer satisfaction and shareholder value. We believe blockchain applications have the potential to revolutionize many of the current practices used throughout the supply chain; providing improved efficiencies and trusted visibility for all participants,” said Les Bicknell, VP of Information Technology at PAM Transport, Inc.
“We look forward to working with other BiTA members, developing the standards and guidelines aimed at creating cutting edge blockchain applications for our industry!”
PAM Transport, Inc. was founded in 1980. PAM Transportation Services, Inc. is a transportation holding company and was incorporated in 1986. Headquartered in Tontitown, AR, PAM Transport, Inc. operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company provides nationwide dry van truckload, expedited truckload, intermodal, and logistics services to the manufacturing, retail, and automotive industries. The company also offers services such as transportation scheduling, routing, mode selection, transloading, and other services related to the transportation of freight. For more information, visit pamtransport.com.
The Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), founded in August 2017, 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.