EROAD Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance
Fleet management technology provider adds expertise to growing coalition developing blockchain standards for the freight industry
Portland, Oregon – March 15, 2018 – EROAD, a global technology provider of fleet management, electronic tax reporting and ELD compliance solutions for the transportation industry, today announced it is joining the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a forum for the development of blockchain standards and education for the freight industry.
“EROAD is excited to join BiTA,” said Scott McCollister, sr. product manager at EROAD. “From the start, we have been focused on solving complex transportation challenges with easy to use solutions. BiTA is an opportunity to serve as a valuable resource as blockchain technology and standards are developed. It will also help inform us how new products and solutions that can leverage blockchain technology will solve challenges and provide value to our customers.”
By joining BiTA, EROAD will work with more than 250 leading companies in the fields of transportation, finance and technology to drive the development of a blockchain standards framework and applications that will simplify high-volume transactions.
Founded in August 2017, the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) is a forum for the 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.
Founded in 2000, EROAD is a global technology provider of operational, road use and fuel tax management and compliance solutions for the transportation industry. Headquartered in New Zealand with North American offices in Portland, Oregon, EROAD’s advanced technology set the standard as the first GPS-based service provider to offer a government-approved electronic tax reporting solution in North America. This highly accurate and trusted technology is used to meet the compliance needs of fleets worldwide, including the 2017 FMCSA electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in the U.S. For more information, please visit www.EROAD.com.
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