SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

July 19, 2007 08:15 ET

Publication Names Ryder to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - July 19, 2007) - 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 annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. The magazine has selected Ryder as one of the leading supply chain solution and service providers that is at the forefront of enabling 21st century supply chains.

The goal of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 is to highlight a broad range of solutions and services targeted at multiple industries, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes, and assisting in the transformation of a diverse mix of the functions that make up the supply chain.

As part of the nomination process, Ryder was specifically evaluated based on its successful track record in the automotive industry, which the Company has served for more than 50 years. Ryder's expertise lies in providing precise, inbound logistics to support original equipment manufacturers and tier one manufacturing operations. Last year alone, Ryder managed the inbound flow of more than thirty billion parts.

"The automotive industry is the largest industry sector served by Ryder, and we are honored to be recognized for demonstrating 21st century operational excellence and performance in this area," said Vicki O'Meara, President of U.S. Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder.

Ryder is featured in the cover story of the June/July 2007 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive, as well as online at

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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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