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Roadrunner joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

May 18, 2018
See how Roadrunner will improve the customer experience for shippers by joining the Blockchain in Transport Alliance.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE: RRTS) has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a group dedicated to implementing standards for the digitalization of the supply chain. The company joins fellow freight companies in the mission of developing blockchain standards and educating the industry on blockchain applications.

With several major technological initiatives underway, the partnership with BiTA will continue to help Roadrunner innovate and improve the customer experience for shippers of all sizes using any mode of transportation. Joining the alliance will give Roadrunner additional tools and resources to constantly improve utilization of supply chain data and technology.

“We are extremely proud to join BiTA and the opportunities it will create for our company, team members, drivers, pilots, customers, vendors and shareholders,” said Scott Cousins, chief information officer of Roadrunner. “As transportation and technology professionals, we can never stop improving, and we are very eager to join a pioneering group such as BiTA and help shape the future of our industry.”

Formed by technology and transportation executives, BiTA focuses on strengthening the foundation, development and education of blockchain standards within the freight industry.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems provides a full suite of solutions under the Roadrunner, Active On-Demand and Ascent Global Logistics brands. The Roadrunner brand offers temperature-controlled, less-than-truckload and intermodal services. Active On-Demand supplies premium mission-critical air and ground transportation solutions. Ascent Global Logistics offers domestic freight management, retail consolidation, international freight forwarding and customs brokerage.

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