SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

August 20, 2007 17:15 ET

EasySale, Inc. Selects Ryder for Transportation Services

Ryder Full Service Lease to Provide Truck Fleet, Maintenance and Other Support Services for Innovative Online Auction Sale Provider

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it has been awarded a long-term full service lease contract to provide vehicles and maintenance services, as well as fleet management and other value-added support services to EasySale, Inc. EasySale is a Dallas-based company that simplifies online auction sales by managing the entire process from pick-up and marketing to final distribution to buyers.

"EasySale needed a transportation solution that would focus on convenience and customer service and was flexible enough to address both our short- and long-term needs," said David Edmondson, Chief Executive Officer of EasySale, Inc. "Ryder has been an industry leader for nearly 75 years and our experience with them underscores the many reasons why they have earned that leadership position. Ryder's core competency is fleet management solutions; ours is serving our clients' need to sell items of value effectively and efficiently. Our partnership is a perfect example of how great businesses work together to create value."

Under the long-term contract, EasySale will rely on Ryder's customized full service lease solution to pick up items to be processed for sale online and to manage the distribution of sold products. The turnkey solution includes vehicles, vehicle maintenance and support services including emergency roadside assistance, fueling, equipment specification and evaluation, web-based fleet management reporting tools, administrative support, and driver safety programs.

"Ryder is honored to have earned the opportunity to partner with EasySale, Inc. to support their growth initiatives and further their commitment to customer service," said Tony Tegnelia, President of U.S. Fleet Management Solutions for Ryder.

                            About EasySale, Inc.

Operating in Dallas, Texas, EasySale, Inc. simplifies online sale of household items, including bicycles, appliances, electronics, sports equipment, designer apparel and more by managing the entire process. EasySale provides the pick-up of items, photographs them, provides a description and price, and lists them on eBay for auction. The Company manages the entire sales process, collects payment and then packs and ships the item to the buyer. To learn more about EasySale, Inc., visit

                                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 362nd on the Fortune 500 and 1,458th on the Forbes Global 2000. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit

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