SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

July 31, 2008 08:10 ET

Leading Business Magazine Names Ryder to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has named Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) to its seventh annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100.

The Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 highlights supply chain solution providers, consultants and other organizations that are helping lead the way in transforming companies' supply and demand chains. This year the magazine identified 100 leading providers of supply chain services and technologies who are at the forefront of innovation.

As part of the nomination process, Ryder was evaluated based on its leadership in designing efficient and environmentally sound supply networks. Whether it is developing smarter lane strategies and optimizing distribution networks, to using the latest vehicle diagnostics and warehouse technology systems, Ryder is applying its expertise to help customers reduce waste, conserve energy, improve efficiencies, and control emissions.

"We remain committed to leveraging our skills and experience, along with the latest technologies, to help make our customers more efficient, agile, and profitable," said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions.

Ryder is featured in the June/July 2008 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, as well as on the Web at

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. On the Web at

                                 About Ryder

Ryder provides leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions worldwide. Ryder's stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Ryder ranks 371st on the FORTUNE 500® and 1,631st on the Forbes Global 2000. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit

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