Controversial Rhode Island Truck-Only Tolls Raise Infrastructure Funds

Freight Center

Rhode Island’s roads and bridges are in the worst condition of any in the country, according to data from the U.S. Rhode Island plans to construct a dozen gantries that will assess tolls on large trucks only, Classes 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13. But even with a $40 per day cap, some trucks could be seeing a monthly cost increase of close to $1,000 for driving through Rhode Island. Tolls on Large Trucks.

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

EFT

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 sits at the bottom due to a multitude of problems, with 70% of roads in poor condition and nearly a quarter of bridges across the state rated as ‘deficient’. Rhode Island. Rhode Island. #50.

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Winter Weather Alert: First Nor’easter of 2021

GlobalTranz

Portions of southeastern Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island are under a winter storm warning until 0100 (EST) Tuesday, February 2nd.

Thousands laid off as COVID-driven demand drops

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition, Honeywell International, a large company that produces PPE, laid off about 470 workers at a Rhode Island manufacturing facility in May, according to the Associated Press. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

First Week at FreightPlus

Freight Plus

I am a rising junior at Bryant University in Rhode Island, majoring in Global Supply Chain Management. Meet the FreightPlus Marketing Intern for the Summer of 2021. Who I Am . I am a part of the Women’s Soccer team and the Honors Program at Bryant.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This will make travel dicey in places such as Baltimore; Washington; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; as well as Providence, Rhode Island. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

Everybody Needs STEM Talent

GlobalTranz

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. CVS has its global headquarters in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and naturally has a need for workers with diverse skills, especially as CVS has begun to look internationally, acquiring a Brazilian chain of pharmacies last year.

Pet Food Experts Selects HIMPACT by Herlitz Inventory Management

Herlitz Inventory Management

Pet Food Experts proudly delivers pet food and supplies exclusively to independent pet retailers out of five distribution centers located in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Colorado, and Washington State.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Rhode Island. Rhode Island has begun reopening the state in stages according to Governor Gina Raimondo. Those shipping in or out of Rhode Island should ensure their supply chain partners are online but should not expect much disruption in the state.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze.

Medically Necessary: Europe hopes mRNA vaccines will speed rollout after delays

The Supply Chain Journal

Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont were the last states to expand eligibility to all adults, according to NPR. This is an excerpt from the April 20, 2021 edition of Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

High heat continues in Philadelphia; Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Minneapolis-St. After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Rhode Island? ? . Rhode Island?has Those shipping in or out of Rhode Island should ensure their supply chain partners are online?but As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. .

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Rhode Island . Rhode Island will begin reopening on May 9 if new cases wane. Those businesses shipping in or out of Rhode Island should ensure their supply chain partners are online. .

Digging in and Doing a Little Bit of Everything

BlueYonder

I sold dog food all over New England – from Boston to Bangor, Maine and then south through the Cape and Rhode Island area. Rachel Hronek is a customer experience director for North American retail at Blue Yonder.

How Can Paper Producers Rise to the Production Challenge?

USC Consulting Group

In the interest of safety and improving Americans’ sense of security amid rampant uncertainty, several states around the country have implemented mask mandates, such as Washington, Maine, Massachusetts, California, Texas, and Rhode Island.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Rhode Island. As the smallest state in terms of geographic area the US, Rhode Island does not have much of an agriculture industry to note. Shippers do not need to be concerned about the impact of Rhode Island crops on rates or capacity.

Target Expands Curbside Pickup to 1,550 Stores for Back to School

Multichannel Merchant

Markets being added to Drive Up service include Massachusetts (Boston metro area, Springfield, Worcester), Rhode Island (Providence/Warwick), Maine (Portland, Augusta, Bangor) and New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord, Keene). Target is expanding its free curbside pickup program, Drive Up, ahead of the busy back-to-school season, making it available at 1,550 stores and adding coverage in the Northeast, the company reported in a blog post.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: New Penn is a long-time Northeastern LTL

The Supply Chain Journal

The ICC granted the company permission to purchase Long Island Transportation Company, which more than doubled company operating authority within its three-state operating area and permitted an overnight transportation service.

Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Logistics: Insights from the Annual WERC Conference

FLEXE

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the annual WERC (Warehouse Education Research Council) conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The conference was well-planned, well-attended and very informative, especially in the areas of new technologies and solutions that are revolutionizing our industry. One of the personal highlights for me was joining industry colleagues from Iron Mountain and Cargomatic as a panelist in the “Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Logistics” session.

Lessons Learned

BlueYonder

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.

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.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

Michael Gravier @Michael_Gravier Michael Gravier is a Professor of Marketing at Bryant University in Rhode Island. With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before.

Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Logistics: Insights from the Annual WERC Conference

FLEXE

<p>Last week I had the pleasure of attending the annual <a href="[link] target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">WERC</a> (Warehouse Education Research Council) conference in Providence, Rhode Island.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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.

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.

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.

Lessons Learned

BlueYonder

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.

What a Biden Presidency Could Mean for the Automotive Industry

QAD

The program has already been adopted by 12 additional states (California, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington). . The U.S.

All The News You Need To Know 11/13/17

Freight Plus

If it were to go through, the house that Barbie built would be coming to Rhode Island. The Tesla Semi is coming. After a brief delay in October, attributed to a number of internal demand issues as well as a break to extend relief to Puerto Rico, Elon Musk & Tesla appear to be back on track and ready to plug the hype machine into overdrive this week as they prepare to unveil the Tesla Semi Truck on Thursday the 16 th. Tesla typically livestreams product unveilings via its.