Inbound Logistics Readers Select Ryder for Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

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Inbound Logistics Readers Select Ryder for Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

-- Ryder Ranks Among Top Five Third Party Logistics Providers for 16th Consecutive Year --

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYS: R) , a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has been selected as a winner of the Inbound Logistics (IL) annual Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Ryder ranked among the top five companies for the 16th consecutive year, earning second place on the leading publication's list.

"Ryder perennially ranks high on our Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards list," said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. "Readers regard Ryder's customer service standards and commitment to supply chain excellence as reasons to vote them a Top 3PL year after year."

This year, 9,276 readers cast ballots for the Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards survey. The survey is an unaided recall with no checklist, in which readers are asked to fill in the names of three 3PLs they feel do the best job for them.

"Ryder has earned its reputation as a logistics industry leader because we know that for our customers, execution is everything," said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder. "We are trusted to operate behind the scenes of some of the best run supply chains in the world because of experienced people, deep industry expertise, and lean operating processes."

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.

About Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics 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

About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock (NYS: 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 and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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.
Jennifer Hanlon, 305-500-4547
Cindy Haas, 305-500-4526

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