SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

November 11, 2009 17:05 ET

Ryder Receives Green Supply Chain Award

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) -  Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, selected Ryder (NYSE: R) as a recipient for its 2009 Green Supply Chain Award. Ryder was chosen as a provider of supply chain solutions that is assisting its customers in meeting green or sustainable supply chain goals.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive selected winners from nearly 80 online submissions based on the clarity and content of the goals and strategy, the extent of the steps being taken, and the impact of the results.

"As a leading transportation and logistics provider, Ryder is in a unique position to help customers understand and analyze the impact that supply chain decisions have on their carbon footprints," said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder. "We will continue to apply our deep industry expertise and the latest technologies to help customers implement environmentally-sound solutions that are also good for business."

The full listing of the 2009 Green Supply Chain Awards recipients will be featured in the October/November 2009 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and online at www.SDCExec.com.

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

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 www.SDCExec.com.

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 399th on the Fortune 500. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit www.ryder.com.

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.

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