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. Rhode Island. #50.

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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.

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?”.

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. .

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).

Digging in and Doing a Little Bit of Everything

Supply Chain Nation

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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. .

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.

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.