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Ryder Named a 2013 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Ryder Named a 2013 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics

07:55 EDT Wednesday, October 30, 2013

MIAMI (Business Wire) -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it was named a 2013 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics . The magazine's editors selected service providers that, in their opinion, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet and surpass readers' evolving supply chain and motor freight transportation needs.

Ryder Supply Chain Solutions helps world-leading companies get products to markets faster, serve customers better, and control costs. Ryder provides a full range of services, from optimizing day-to-day logistics and transportation operations, to synchronizing the supply of parts and finished goods with customer demand. As an integral part of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder Dedicated addresses the many transportation challenges businesses face by offering a flexible, outsourced solution that combines drivers, vehicles, and value-added services that help fleets be nimble, run lean, and stay safe. Serving companies with unique transportation, equipment, product handling, and other needs, Ryder Dedicated provides the management expertise, fleet leverage, driver performance, and unmatched safety track record to deliver outstanding service.

“Ryder is better at logistics engineering and supply chain execution than anyone in the industry,” said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder. “We put this expertise to work every day to help customers optimize their transportation networks and drive continuous improvement in their operations.”

Distilling the Top 100 is never an easy task. Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to their readers' burgeoning motor freight and logistics challenges. The publication's editors selected this year's class of Top 100 Motor Carriers from a pool of more than 200 companies.

“Ryder continues to help shippers gain a competitive edge through innovative solutions, cost-saving strategies, and true partnerships,” said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics. “That's why Inbound Logistics editors have recognized Ryder as a 2013 Top 100 Trucker.”

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 green supply chain partner. Ryder has also been ranked three 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 and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

About Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at

Ryder System, Inc.
Jennifer Hanlon, 305-500-4547
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