Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

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Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Rhode Island. Rhode Island. #50.

Controversial Rhode Island Truck-Only Tolls Raise Infrastructure Funds

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Rhode Island’s roads and bridges are in the worst condition of any in the country, according to data from the U.S. The Ocean State has taken steps to address the problem — one that has punched a $450 million hole in the state budget — but their solution doesn’t sit well with the freight-trucking industry. Rhode Island plans to construct a dozen gantries that will assess tolls on large trucks only, Classes 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13. Tolls on Large Trucks.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. Regional Freight Volume Update ? . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states. Rhode Island.

Everybody Needs STEM Talent

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The lede refers to H-1b workers in Rhode Island, where CVS employs 314 H-1b workers, the largest H-1b hirer of in the state. But there are very good reasons why CVS needs high-skilled workers in Rhode Island.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. . Outbound freight from the Midwest to N ew J ersey has been and continues to be stagnant. .

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Kansas’ produce season transportation spikes influence freight capacity and rates in early summer continuing through August. Rhode Island.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Rhode Island.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Rhode Island.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

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economy relies on a vast network of infrastructure from roads and bridges to freight rail and ports to electrical grids and internet provision. On the other end of the spectrum, the study found the following ten states falling woefully short in maintaining their infrastructure: Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.[4] Over the past few years, the U.S.