Louisville has a consolidated population of around 766,000.
Louisville is home to dozens of companies and organizations across several industrial classifications. However, the underpinning of the city’s economy since its earliest days has been the shipping and cargo industries. Its strategic location at the Falls of the Ohio, as well as its unique position in the central United States (within one day’s road travel to 60 percent of the cities in the continental U.S.) make it a practical location for the transfer of cargo along its route to other destinations. The Louisville and Portland Canal and the Louisville and Nashville Railroad were important links in water and rail transportation.
Louisville’s importance to the shipping industry continues today with the presence of the Worldport global air-freight hub for UPS at Louisville International Airport. Louisville’s location at the crossroads of three major interstate highways also contributes to its modern-day strategic importance to the shipping and cargo industry. In addition, the Port of Louisville continues Louisville’s river shipping presence at Jefferson Riverport International. As of 2003, Louisville ranks as the seventh-largest inland port in the United States.
Louisville is a significant center of manufacturing, with two major Ford Motor Company plants, and the headquarters and major home appliance factory of GE Appliances (a subsidiary of Haier).
This site is a Trade Gateway, and uses features as detailed below to facilitate this:
Video Conferencing has now become an essential prop for Trade.
The Video Conferencing Programme featured on this site from Conferences.Center, will help enable business relationships, and plan projects.
Conferences.Center facilitates Video conferences, online meetings, and chat sessions. These play a significant role in providing and maintaining good communication which is very important for Trade.
This site is part of a wider Trade Networks Programme, which brings together Buyers, Manufacturers, Sellers, Supply Chain Finance Providers, and other players in relevant Supply chains. Buyers, can enjoy the benefits of accessing suppliers easily, wherever they are. Suppliers, can also access buyers, as part of a Blockchain Facilitated Programme.
The Coronavirus Pandemic means that the way business is done will never be the same again. However, it has thrown up new opportunities. Those who adapt fast and digitize their business, will be able to take advantage of these new opportunities. This site can help organizations take advantage of those new opportunities.
A range of Blockchain services can be accessed from this site. As far as Blockchain Adoption is concerned, it can be overwhelming for organizations to consider adopting a new process that also requires a steep learning curve of a new technology.
Users of this site can access simple entry points to utilize Blockchain for Trade, in a relatively simple and straightforward manner that requires no technical integration. A full training and support Programme is also available on request. Please contact us for more information.
All trade parties on the Blockchain can share data as they deem appropriate. Some Features of the Blockchain are detailed below.
Blockchain can eliminate the need for trust in transactions, thanks to the fact that it facilitates the use of transparent and immutable smart contracts.
Blockchain offers potential for easing and speeding up transactions between trading partners. Advantages include:
– Improving supply chain visibility and transparency
– Reduction of transaction costs
– Tracking of products moving through the supply chain
– Facilitating the sharing of information across the Supply Chain
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