SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

December 17, 2007 17:10 ET

Ryder Named to 2007 FL100 by Food Logistics

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced it has been named one of the 2007 FL100, Food Logistics magazine's annual listing of top technology solutions providers.

"The FL100 is a resource of solution providers that cater to the food industry," said Katherine Doherty, Editor of Food Logistics. "These companies offer products and services that specifically focus on the unique needs of the industry."

Compiled by the publication's editorial staff, companies named to the 2007 FL100 are technology solution and service providers that are helping food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods companies gain a competitive logistical advantage.

"Ryder is honored to be recognized as one of this year's FL100," said Ryder Senior Vice President of U.S. Supply Chain Solutions Tom Jones. "From preventive vehicle maintenance to complete network redesign, Ryder partners with leaders in the food industry to maximize the efficiency of their supply chains and help meet their customer demands. Inclusion in the FL100 recognizes Ryder's expertise in ensuring smooth, consistent food delivery in all aspects of the supply chain."

The complete FL100 listing will be published in the November/December 2007 issue of Food Logistics magazine.

                               About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product and information throughout all channels of the supply chain -- from farm to fork. Food Logistics serves the information needs of food, beverage and consumer packaged goods executives involved in warehousing, transportation and information technology, as well as third-party and refrigerated service providers. Through our print and online products, we provide news, trends and best practices that help more than 20,000 grocer and foodservice suppliers, distributors and retailers make better business decisions. On the web at

                                   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

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