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Health and Safety Association Honors Ryder Canada
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Company is Recognized for Excellence in Workplace Safety</i> </p>
Friday, November 01, 2013
Health and Safety Association Honors Ryder Canada07:55 EDT Friday, November 01, 2013
MIAMI (Business Wire) -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has received the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) Achievement Award. This prestigious award celebrates safety excellence in the Canadian marketplace. The IHSA monitors the safety records of companies across the warehousing industry and awards companies that exceed the IHSA Achievement Award standard. Ryder was recognized for operating three consecutive years with a cost rate frequency and injury frequency at 25 percent below the industry average.
“The safety of employees is our top priority,” said Ryder Canada Vice President and General Manager of Supply Chain Solutions, Guy Toksoy. “As well, it is a critical consideration when businesses look for a quality supply chain partner. It's our focus on safety, along with our reputation for excellence in execution that sets Ryder apart in the industry.”
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 operations to synchronizing the supply of parts and finished goods with customer demand. As supply chains become more complex, Ryder leverages five strengths to deliver the best in supply chain execution: know-how, lean methodologies, a proven track record, deep expertise in key industries and a breadth of resources.
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. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA) is the leading developer and provider of prevention solutions for work environments involving high-risk activities such as working at heights, working with energized high-voltage power systems, powerline technician apprenticeship, driving motor vehicles, transporting dangerous goods, working on suspended access equipment, and utility line clearing. As part of Ontario's health and safety system, IHSA is recognized by the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board as designated trainers and consultants. For information about IHSA, please visit www.ihsa.ca.
Ryder System, Inc.
Cindy Haas, 305-500-4526
Jonathan Mayor, 305-500-3161