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Ryder Honors Top Carriers of the Year


Carriers Recognized for Service Quality and Operational Excellence

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the annual 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 for the last full calendar year. Annually, Ryder purchases and/or executes $5.2 billion in freight moves on behalf of its customers. The Company also manages shipments through four global control towers and a network of more than 3,100 carriers.

“The support that we receive from our carriers has a direct impact on our ability to deliver on the promises we make to our customers,” said Dave Belter, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. “Ryder is proud to partner with industry-leading carriers and we thank and congratulate them for going above and beyond to support Ryder and our customers with safe and timely deliveries.”


The Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:





LTL National Carrier FedEx Freight
LTL Inter-Regional Carrier New England Motor Freight
LTL Regional Carrier Southeastern Freight Lines
Canadian TL Carrier Kriska Holdings Limited
Canadian LTL Carrier Midland Transport
Specialized Flatbed PGT Trucking, Inc.
Oil and Gas Specialized Truckload Essential Logistics, LLC
Intermodal J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
National Dry Van Swift Transportation
Regional Dry Van Mesilla Valley Transportation
Temperature Controlled Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc.
International Maritime Commerce Atlantic Container Lines
Freight Forwarder Pilot Freight Services

“We at Mesilla Valley Transportation take pride in our customer satisfaction and working with Ryder to ensure that we can deliver efficiently, cost effectively, and safely as this truly is a win-win for all of us,” said Royal Jones, President and CEO for Mesilla Valley Transportation. “In these tough times of capacity, we have been able to creatively come up with ways to ensure that the customer gets the equipment they need at a cost that works for all.”

From planning, procurement, and execution to management of a transportation network, Ryder helps reduce transportation costs and improve service levels. To learn more about Ryder’s Transportation Management solution, visit

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, and YouTube.

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.

Ryder System, Inc.
Jonathan Mayor, 305-500-3161
Claudia Panfil, 305-500-3668

Source: Ryder System, Inc

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