SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

September 10, 2009 07:55 ET

Logistics Management Magazine Recognizes Ryder With "Quest for Quality" Award

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced it has earned Logistics Management magazine's 2009 "Quest for Quality" award for recognition of outstanding performance in the Third-Party Logistics category. Quest for Quality recipients have consistently proven that they are meeting ever-increasing shipper demands in what is now a 24/7 global marketplace. Winners are voted on by the readers of Logistics Management -- for this year's recognition, 6,485 logistics and supply chain decision makers waged their votes.

Commenting on the recognition, Ryder's President of Global Supply Chain Solutions, John Williford, said, "Ryder's focus on lean methodologies and continuous improvement enables us to design creative solutions and deliver flawless execution. We are honored that our customers recognized the value we bring to their businesses by voting for Ryder to receive this prestigious award."

For more than a quarter century now, Logistics Management's Quest for Quality has been regarded as one of the most important measures of customer satisfaction and performance excellence in the transportation and logistics industry. To determine the best of the best, Logistics Management readers rate carriers and third-party logistics companies strictly on the basis of service quality.

Final recipients are featured in the August issue of Logistics Management.

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

About Logistics Management

Logistics Management serves executives, managers and other professionals in the field of logistics and supply chain management. Editorial coverage includes comprehensive information about the role of logistics in today's business practices covering all modes of transportation services and the ever-growing impact of new technologies through the supply chain. On the web at

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