Ryder Executive Gary Allen to Deliver Keynote on Big Data at Automotive Logistics Global Conference

September 13, 2017

- Ryder to Serve as Premier Sponsor -

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it will be the premier sponsor of the 18th annual Automotive Logistics Global conference, which will be held September 19-21, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich. Additionally, Ryder Vice President of Supply Chain Excellence Gary Allen will present on the topic of big data during session 4 of the conference titled “Designing Future Supply Chains Today.”

The session, which will be held on September 20, at 4:00 p.m., will help delegates design a supply chain that can successfully and efficiently serve the needs of both today and tomorrow. Mr. Allen’s presentation will take a holistic approach to supply chain needs, including how to: leverage core strengths, capabilities and available capacity; create a digital platform; collaborate to create an ecosystem; and transform data into insights through analytics and engineering design.

Ryder is the leader in logistics solutions for the automotive industry and has operated behind the scenes for 50 years, helping the world’s top manufacturers improve speed to market and reduce costs. The Company implemented North America’s first large scale just-in-time supply delivery system supporting a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing plant. On behalf of North American manufactures in various industries, Ryder handles more than 15,800 cross-border freight movements a month between North America and Mexico. It has over 30 years of experience in providing aftermarket solutions that reduce transit time and total landed cost on behalf of its customers. Ryder has been the premier sponsor of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference since its inception in 2000. To learn more about Ryder’s automotive supply chain solutions capabilities, visit

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About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the S&P MidCap 400® index. Ryder has been named among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and has been recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, and world-class safety and security programs. The Company is a proud member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit, and follow us on our Online Newsroom and social media pages: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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Source: Ryder System, Inc.

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