SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

July 12, 2010 07:55 ET

Ryder Named a 2010 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - July 12, 2010) -  SupplyChainBrain, the world's most comprehensive supply chain management information resource for supply chain intelligence, strategy and innovation, has named Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) as one of the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2010, based on an extensive survey of industry professionals. The eighth annual 100 Great Supply Chain Partners feature is the result of a six-month online poll in which supply chain professionals are asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company's efficiency, customer service, and overall supply chain performance.

"In 2010, we received more than 2,800 nominations from small and large companies covering scores of different industries," states Brad Berger, publisher of SupplyChainBrain. "More than 400 vendors of every conceivable type of supply chain activity were nominated -- from very specialized technologies, to a wide range of third-party logistics, transportation and consulting services. The 100 companies that received the most qualified nominations are represented on this year's list, which is published within the July issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine and on SupplyChainBrain.com."

"In today's dynamic business environment, a great supply chain partner is one that customers can rely on for deep expertise, innovative solutions, and flawless execution," said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder. "We are honored that our partners took the time to recognize Ryder's contributions to their businesses by nominating us for this recognition."

About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as the top third party logistics provider, and Security magazine has named Ryder the number-one company for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit www.ryder.com.

About SupplyChainBrain

SupplyChainBrain is the world's most comprehensive information resource for supply chain news, intelligence, strategy and innovation. In addition to the fundamental principles of supply chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions -- and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature. SupplyChainBrain targets the high-level executive, who is concerned with such strategic issues as managing risk, aligning the supply chain with corporate planning, achieving competitive advantage, balancing customer demands with the need to control cost, and improving the bottom line. Collectively, the highly experienced SupplyChainBrain editorial staff has spent more than a century researching, analyzing, writing and reporting about issues and applications related to logistics and the supply chain. It is this level of expertise combined with that of our many respected content partners that influences the information we present through our web site, blogs, newsletters, video casts, webinars and magazine. For more information, visit www.supplychainbrain.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.

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