Indianapolis has a consolidated population of around 885,000.
The city’s central location and extensive highway and rail infrastructure have positioned Indianapolis as an important logistics center, home to 1,500 distribution firms employing some 100,000 workers.
As home to the second largest FedEx Express hub in the world, Indianapolis International Airport ranks as the sixth busiest U.S. airport in terms of air cargo transport, handling over 1 million tons
Indianapolis is a hub for CSX Transportation, home to its division headquarters, an intermodal terminal, and classification yard (in the suburb of Avon). Amtrak’s Beech Grove Shops, in the enclave of Beech Grove, serve as its primary heavy maintenance and overhaul facility, while the Indianapolis Distribution Center is the company’s largest material and supply terminal.
The hospitality industry is an increasingly vital sector to the Indianapolis economy. According to Visit Indy, 28.8 million visitors generated $5.4 billion in 2017, the seventh straight year of record growth. Indianapolis has long been a sports tourism destination, but has more recently relied on conventions. The Indiana Convention Center (ICC) and Lucas Oil Stadium are considered mega convention center facilities, with a combined 750,000 square feet (70,000 m2) of exhibition space. ICC is connected to 12 hotels and 4,700 hotel rooms, the most of any U.S. convention center.
Indianapolis ranks among the fastest high-tech job growth areas in the U.S
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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