SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

April 16, 2008 08:00 ET

Ryder First Quarter Conference Call Scheduled for April 23, 2008

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, following the release of its first quarter 2008 results. The call is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, and will be webcast over the Internet.

What:     Ryder System, Inc. First Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call

Who:      Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Swienton and
          Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
          Robert Sanchez

When:     Wednesday, April 23, 2008, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
          Eastern Time

How:      Call toll free:         1-888-398-5319
          Outside U.S. call:      1-773-681-5795
          Passcode:               Ryder
          Conference Leader:      Bob Brunn
          Net Conference website at www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/ using the
          Conference Number: RG9762895 and Passcode: RYDER

Replay:   Dial 1-800-695-1216 (Outside U.S. call 1-402-220-0306) then view
          the presentation by visiting the Investors area of Ryder's
          website at http://investors.ryder.com.  A podcast of the call
          will also be available online within 24 hours after the end of
          the call.

                                 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 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.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Media:
    David Bruce
    (305) 500-4999

    Investor Relations:
    Bob Brunn
    (305) 500-4053