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Ryder Honors Top Carriers of the Year
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Carriers Recognized for Service Quality and Operational Excellence</i> </p>
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Ryder Honors Top Carriers of the Year07:55 EDT Thursday, June 13, 2013
MIAMI (Business Wire) -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the 2012 Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation. Ryder purchases and/or executes more than $4.3 billion annually in freight moves on behalf of its customers.
The 2012 Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:
|LTL National||Con-way Freight|
|LTL Regional||Dayton Freight Lines|
|International Forwarder||Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Inc.|
|International Maritime Commerce||Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd.|
|North American Forwarder||Pilot Freight Services|
|Canadian LTL||Kingsway Transport|
|Canadian Truckload||Bison Transport|
|Truckload- Dry Van National||U.S. Xpress, Inc.|
|Truckload- Dry Van Regional||RBX Transportation|
|Truckload- Refrigerated||Earl L. Henderson Trucking|
|Truckload- Flatbed||Bennett Motor Express|
|Intermodal||J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.|
|Commitment to Ryder Standards – Invoicing||AAA Cooper Transportation|
|Commitment to Ryder Standards – Update Compliance||Ozark Motor Lines|
|Automotive Truckload Dry Van National||Martin Transportation|
|Automotive Truckload Dry Van Regional||Rich Logistics|
|Automotive Truckload Spot Buy||SMF, Inc.|
“We are pleased to honor and recognize the 2012 Top-Carriers who have exceeded performance expectations by delivering outstanding operational excellence,” said Dave Betler, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. “These carriers have demonstrated a consistent ability to meet the demanding requirements of our customers and share our commitment to deliver reliable service.”
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 green supply chain partner. 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.
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Ryder System, Inc.
Jonathan Mayor, 305-500-3161
Cindy Haas, 305-500-4526