During the formative years of Minneapolis, millers had to pay cash for wheat during the growing season and then hold it until it was needed for flour. This required large amounts of capital, which stimulated the local banking industry and made Minneapolis a major financial centre.
The economy of Minneapolis today is based in commerce, finance, rail and trucking services, health care, and industry. Smaller components are in publishing, milling, food processing, graphic arts, insurance, education, and high technology. Industry produces metal and automotive products, chemical and agricultural products, electronics, computers, precision medical instruments and devices, plastics, and machinery. The city at one time produced farm implements.
The Twin Cities metropolitan area has the fifth highest concentration of major corporate headquarters in the country, with five Fortune 500 corporations headquartered within the city limits of Minneapolis: Target, U.S. Bancorp, Xcel Energy, Ameriprise Financial and Thrivent Financial.
This site is a Trade window, 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
Please contact us for more information on the above. Please also see links below that can help access useful information, as well as useful online services for Trade.