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Ryder to Sponsor Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Friday, May 17, 2013

Ryder to Sponsor Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

07:55 EDT Friday, May 17, 2013

MIAMI (Business Wire) -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced today that it is a Silver Sponsor of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, taking place from May 20-23, 2013 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resortin Phoenix, AZ. Ryder will also exhibit at the annual conference, which draws more than a thousand industry experts to discuss issues affecting supply chain strategy and planning, sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, distribution and logistics, and supply chain IT.

Stephen Dean, Senior Vice President of Sales, Solutions and Marketing and Gregg Knott, Vice President of Information Technology, will be on hand at booth 205 to discuss industry issues impacting the supply chain, such as integrating forward and reverse logistics activities, adapting to shifts in sourcing, packaging configuration and customization, as well as other strategies to optimize supply chain operations, increase speed to market, and achieve best-in-class execution. Ryder is also hosting a Golf Outing on Monday, May 20th at 1:30pm at the Wildfire Golf Club – Faldo Course, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Anyone interested in participating can contact Andrea.Bien@gartner.com for more information.

For more information on the conference, please visit the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference website.

About Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is the world's most important annual gathering of senior supply chain executives, providing the critical strategies, tactics and tools you need now so you can move forward quickly and efficiently. This year's conference offers a brand new agenda designed to help you rethink the very way supply chains work, and to deliver the highest impact on and greatest business value for your enterprise in 2013 and beyond.

http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/supply-chain/.

About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and included Ryder in its 2011 and 2010 “Green Partners” listing. Ryder has also been ranked two years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements and information included in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current plans and expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Accordingly, these forward-looking statements should be evaluated with consideration given to the many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements including those risks set forth in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for management to predict all such risk factors or to assess the impact of such risks on our business. Accordingly, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Ryder System, Inc.
Cindy Haas, 305-500-4526
Cindy_Haas@Ryder.com
or
Jonathan Mayor, 305-500-3161
Jonathan_C_Mayor@Ryder.com

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