Ryder Supply Chain Executive to Speak at Food Chain Summit

Ryder Supply Chain Executive to Speak at Food Chain Summit

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYS: R) , a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced that Paul Lomas, Vice President of Business Development, Consumer Packaged Goods for Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, will be a featured speaker at the 4th Annual Next Level Summits (NLS) Food Chain Summit, which will be held October 8-9, 2013, at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz.

The Food Chain Summit offers the ideal peer-to-peer networking environment for top-level executives in Supply Chain, Distribution, Manufacturing, and many other related fields within the food industry. The event will feature thought leaders from the world's leading food manufacturers, discussing the key issues affecting the current and future growth of business.

Mr. Lomas' presentation will take place Tuesday, October 8, at 5:35 p.m. and highlight the five ways to transform a traditional supply chain into a demand-driven one. Other summit sessions will explore topics such as: quality assurance and FSMA, tracking and managing supplier risk, innovation in transportation, and improving visibility and reducing bottlenecks throughout the supply chain.

Ryder Supply Chain Solutions is an end-to-end supply chain partner with 80 years of experience helping customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Asia transform their supply chains by delivering the best in operational execution. 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.

For more information on the NLS Food Chain Summit, visit http://www.nextlevelsummits.com/index.php?page=NLS-Food-Chain-Summit&SummitID=1.

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 three 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 and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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