-- Ryder Receives Recognition for Best-in-Class Supply Chain
SupplyChainBrain, a comprehensive supply chain management
information resource for supply chain intelligence, strategy and
innovation, has named Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) one of the 100 Great
Supply Chain Partners for 2012, based on an extensive survey of industry
professionals. The 10th Annual List of 100 Great Supply Chain
Partners is the result of a six-month online poll in which supply chain
professionals were asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose
solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency,
customer service, and overall supply chain performance.
“Nominations were received for hundreds of trading partners in every
aspect of supply chain management,” said Brad Berger, publisher of SupplyChainBrain.
“The 2012 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine includes
the select list of companies whose solutions and services have been so
impressive, that their customers took the time to write and let us know.
Our compliments to Ryder Supply Chain Solutions on making this select
list of 100 companies who received the most qualified nominations.”
Ryder’s Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) business segment provides
comprehensive supply chain management services that include network
product manufacturing flow, packaging,
services, and reverse
logistics, among others. Ryder SCS has more than 30 million square
feet of warehousing space and a global network of more than 300
facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Singapore, and China.
“Our customers are always looking for new ways to bring value to their
businesses,” said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain
Solutions for Ryder. “With our deep expertise in a number of key
vertical sectors and our lean methodologies, we are able to bring our
customers the engineered innovation that helps them achieve outstanding
supply chain execution.”
Nominations were received for hundreds of trading partners in every
aspect of supply chain management. The 2012 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain
magazine includes the select list of companies chosen for SupplyChainBrain’s
100 Great Supply Chain Partners.
About SupplyChainBrain (www.supplychainbrain.com)
SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain
management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide
range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of
senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the
fundamental principles of supply chain management, SupplyChainBrain
identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward
thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions and continues to write and
report about these as they evolve and mature.
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
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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.
Source: Ryder System, Inc.