SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

December 22, 2010 16:35 ET

Ryder Named a Top Provider to Food, Beverage, and CPG Companies by Food Logistics Magazine

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - December 22, 2010) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced it has been named one of the 2010 "FL100," Food Logistics magazine's annual listing of top technology solutions and service providers that are helping food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies gain a competitive logistical advantage.

Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100 technology and solution providers that help grocery and foodservice distributors and manufacturers reach their business goals. The FL100 listing provides a guide for decision-making grocery and foodservice distribution and manufacturing executives. Recipients are featured in the November/December 2010 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at

"In the food, beverage, and CPG industries, precise and efficient operational execution is critical to make sure products are on store shelves ready for each buyer who enters the store," said Steve Dean, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Ryder Supply Chain Solutions. "Inclusion in the FL100 recognizes Ryder's expertise in meeting the unique service and delivery demands of companies in this sector."

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is published by Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business-to-business media company. The magazine 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 24,000 grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors and retailers make better business decisions. On the web at

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 one of the top companies 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

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