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


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.

Upcoming- Join Us at 7th Annual Supply Chain Management Summit

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters readers residing in the New England region are invited to join me at the 7th Annual Supply Chain Management Summit being held on Thursday, August 21 on the campus of Bryant University in Smithfield Rhode Island. Over the years, this Summit has grown and matured into a northeast regional event focusing on a new burgeoning supply chain challenges and solutions.

Everybody Needs STEM Talent


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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Rhode Island. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

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

Enterra Insights

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. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S.

Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Logistics: Insights from the Annual WERC Conference


Last week I had the pleasure of attending the annual WERC (Warehouse Education Research Council) conference in Providence, Rhode Island.

Lessons Learned

Supply Chain Nation

I now live in Rhode Island. Caroline Sauve has been with JDA for 20 years and is senior practice director in JDA’s professional services organization. She shares the leadership lessons she has learned, starting with a stint as a Captain in the Canadian Army Reserve.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

The state’s distance from the centralized 48 plays a significant role in shipping costs to and from the island. Additionally, the lack of major highways throughout all of the state’s islands affect costs as well. Rhode Island. While shipping costs in Rhode Island tend to remain steady throughout the year, inbound trucking prices are generally higher than outbound shipment costs. Short Answer: Yes.