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. Rhode Island. #50.

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.

Everybody Needs STEM Talent

Cerasis

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?

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?”.

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).

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.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

Today’s evolving regulations and ever-changing sales tax rates are complicating the once-familiar territory of sales tax collection and remittance for businesses selling across state lines. .

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.

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

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.