SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

August 20, 2009 17:15 ET

Ryder Recognized as One of the 25 Greenest Companies in Logistics

Named a Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics Magazine

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - August 20, 2009) -  Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced it has been named an Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner. For the inaugural "Green 25" issue, Inbound Logistics editors selected 25 companies that have demonstrated a deep commitment to supply chain sustainability.

Prior to becoming a marketing trend and hot media topic, Ryder was adopting "green" designs and processes because they are efficient, cost-effective supply chain solutions that bring value to customers. In addition to being an EPA SmartWay® Carrier and Logistics partner, Ryder offers a number of vehicle technologies and supply chain solutions designed to improve overall transportation efficiencies, as well as to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

"We are committed to leveraging our expertise and the latest technologies to help customers execute environmentally-sound operational practices that make them more efficient, agile, responsible, and profitable," said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder. "Inclusion in the premiere issue of the Inbound Logistics Green 25 reinforces Ryder's position as a pioneer and industry leader in sustainable transportation solutions, products, and services."

The Green 25 feature is an innovative resource designed to provide decision support for Inbound Logistics readers when they are seeking to do business with sustainable providers. The 25 Green Supply Chain Partners will be featured in the August 2009 issue of Inbound Logistics magazine.

Information about Ryder's environmental programs and solutions can be found on the Company's online Green Center at

About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available 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 399th on the FORTUNE 500®. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit

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