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Ryder's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Honored at the Global SCM Leaders on Demand Conference

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ryder's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Honored at the Global SCM Leaders on Demand Conference

07:55 EDT Wednesday, June 12, 2013

MIAMI (Business Wire) -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, is pleased to announce that Stephen Dean, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, received the “Driven to Deliver” award in Supply Chain Excellence of the Year at the Global SCM Leaders on Demand Conference. The “Driven to Deliver” award was presented to Mr. Dean for his contributions towards making Ryder recognizable for their operational excellence in transforming customer supply chains as a third party logistics provider (3PL). The panel which selected nominees for the award recognized Ryder's overall achievements with retail supply chains, particularly through their innovation in sustainability and green programs.

“Nobody's better at hearing customers than Steve, and he's helped us sharply focus our execution skills on our customers' needs,” said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder.

The award was presented to Mr. Dean at the JW Marriot Buckhead hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Dean has been a supply chain innovator for more than 25 years and actively practices and promotes Lean Fundamentals and Proactive Sales Methodology.

For more information on the conference please visit www.globalscmondemand.com.

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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