UNFI, Providence, R.I., announced plans to open a Shared Services Center in Lincoln, R.I., which will house accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash application, billings and deductions and claims and returns.

"This initiative is very important to us. We are thrilled to open offices in Lincoln just 15 minutes from our Providence headquarters. This expansion reinforces UNFI's investment in Rhode Island, enhances our customer’s experience, and will maximize career path opportunities for our associates," said Rick Alberts, vice president, shared services.