The Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), founded in August 2017, is a consortium of the foremost leaders in the trucking industry forging a path towards industry standards in blockchain use. All companies within BiTA share a unified mission of developing a standards framework, educating the market on blockchain applications, and encouraging the use of technology applications through exemplary implementation.
BiTA dues are annual and paid up-front for the entire year. Annual membership dues depend on how a company is classified and its size. Membership benefits include:
Two membership meetings annually to discuss standards and provide updates to members
Access to an exclusive BiTA members-only section of the BiTA website
BiTA members’ logos on the BiTA website
Members-only podcasts and webinars
Discounted sponsorship opportunities
Discounted tickets to any BiTA (and FreightWaves) event
Opportunities for coverage on BiTA website of member blockchain-related news
Who Should Join?
Fleets, 3PLs and Shippers
Transportation companies are impacted by everything that happens in the industry and have a vested interest in the outcome of the technology. We encourage transportation service providers to join because their participation in standards design is critical to the success of the technology. Shipper supply-chains are impacted by their ability to get access to data from across the freight landscape. Blockchain promises to provide a chain-of-custody and usher in a world of full transparency.
Technology Companies, OEMS, Suppliers and Service Vendors
Companies that service the industry have an opportunity to create new business offerings, channels and commercial outcomes. As transactions go from being strictly analog to digital, companies that adopt blockchain standards created by the Alliance can create new revenue streams. A number of the issues that are brought up for blockchain to help solve involve working with a broad group of relationships. Whether it is technology, insurance, banking, finance, truck production, leasing, etc., chances are your offerings will intersect with BiTA Members.
Startups and Investors
Innovation is the heartbeat of any emerging technology and startups are the soul. BiTA invites startups to participate as full members, where they can enjoy collaboration, partnerships, networking, education and commercial outcomes. The BiTA Acceleration Program is a platform to help startups find investors and capital.
Consultants, Advisors, Universities and Trade Associations
At the core of what BiTA does is research, education and thought leadership. The Alliance has special programs established for BiTA partners that can further its reach and provide resources beyond the own organization.