Ryder System, Inc. : Inbound Logistics Readers Select Ryder for Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards
08/16/2012| 08:05am US/Eastern
-- Ryder Ranks Among Top Five Third Party Logistics Providers for
15th Consecutive Year --
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in supply
chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today
announced it has been selected as one of the winners of Inbound
Logistics' annual Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Earning the second
place on the list by this leading publication, Ryder ranked among the
top five companies for the fifteenth consecutive year.
"Year after year, Inbound Logistics readers vote for Ryder in
large numbers. It's a testament to Ryder's market perception among
readers, and its commitment to excellence and high quality standards,"
said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics.
This year, approximately 4,600 readers participated in the Top 10 3PL
Excellence Awards survey, casting 8,638 ballots - the highest number of
votes in the award's history. The survey is an unaided recall, so
readers are asked to write in the names of three 3PLs they feel do the
best job for them. There is no checklist.
"Many of the best run companies in the world hire 3PLs to improve their
logistics operations," said John Williford, President of Global Supply
Chain Solutions for Ryder. "This is why we dedicate ourselves to great
execution, deep understanding of our clients' needs, and continuous
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions is an end-to-end supply chain partner with
nearly 80 years of experience helping companies in North America, the UK
and Asia transform their supply chains. 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.
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 www.inboundlogistics.com.
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.
Ryder System, Inc.
Marilu Del Toro, 305-500-3161
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