SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

February 22, 2007 17:26 ET

Ryder Honored by General Motors at North American International Auto Show

MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 22, 2007 -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced it was honored by General Motors for overall excellence in supporting GM's product efforts during ceremonies Thursday, Jan. 11, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mich.

"GM strives to build the best cars and trucks in the world, and the leadership and employees of Ryder represent what it takes to make GM's products successful," said Bo Andersson, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. "We honor these companies at the North American International Auto Show to remind the industry and the public of the critical role our suppliers play in developing GM vehicles globally."

"Ryder is honored to be recognized as a top supplier by GM," said Vicki O'Meara, President of U.S. Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder. "Ryder is proud to be of service to GM and to contribute to their success and the quality of their operations, and we look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship."

This is the sixth year GM has honored suppliers at the North American International Auto Show. The supplier awards recognize a suppliers' performance in quality, cost and delivery, as well as contributions to production and concept vehicles GM unveils at the NAIAS.

                                About Ryder
Ryder is a Fortune 500 company providing 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. For more information about Ryder System, Inc., visit www.ryder.com.

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