Author: Jagdish Kumar, India
In order to provide Blockchain technology in Indian transportation sector, India’s third largest software company, Wipro has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).
The inclusion will drive Blockchain technology adoption in the transportation Industry and the company intends to use this platform to help ideate platform-agnostic Blockchain standards for the logistics and transportation industry.
Speaking on this, BiTA managing director Craig Fuller said that Wipro’s Blockchain experts will help drive enterprise scale Blockchain adoption for global transportation organizations.
The expertise of Wipro can be specifically used in the cases such as supply chain traceability, trade finance, provenance, fraud detection and compliance management, Fuller stressed.
The company is a statement said, “Wipro, which helps global organizations in their Blockchain adoption journey through its comprehensive suite of offerings, will focus on driving the design and development of production-grade blockchain solutions for industry use cases, leveraging its strong portfolio of patents and IPs, pre-built frameworks, and other assets.”
Commenting on this development, Wipro’s president of consumer business unit Srini Pallia said collaborate with BiTA and our customers to take a business use-case approach and leverage Blockchain to solve complex new-age logistics and transportation issues.
Wipro actively work towards contributing to the standards for the use of Blockchain in the transportation industry, Pallia stressed.
Founded in 2017, BiTA is an organization of by experienced tech and transportation executives developed as a forum for development of Blockchain standards and providing educational resources for transportation sector.
Tech Mahindra, FedEx, Uber Freight, Daimler, Bridgestone, Logiflex, Blockarray, Google, SAP, Salesforce among others are some of the members of the association.
The group provides a platform to develop and embrace common frameworks and standards using which industry participants can build innovative Blockchain applications.
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