SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc.

September 24, 2010 07:55 ET

Ryder and World Trade 100 Magazine to Host Free Webinar on Improving Supply Chain Predictability

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - September 24, 2010) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, will host a free interactive webinar with World Trade 100 magazine for retail and consumer packaged goods professionals looking for more predictability in their global supply chains. The webinar, "Predictability Reaches New Levels through Improved Purchase Order and Vendor Management," will explore the challenges associated with global sourcing and the emergence of purchase order and vendor management as end-to-end solutions that can reduce costs, streamline processes, shorten lead times, and increase visibility.

 Host: Darin Cooprider, Vice President & General Manager, Retail & Consumer Packaged Goods, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions  
 What: "Predictability Reaches New Levels through Improved Purchase Order and Vendor Management"  
  Hear about improvements in the international shipping environment that have made off-shoring easier
  Learn about challenges related to off-shoring and how to overcome them
  Discover how purchase order and vendor management can lead to improved operations and more predictability in the supply chain
  Gain insight on how to increase on-time deliveries and improve relationships with retailers
 When: Thursday, September 30, 2010  
 Time: 2:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. PT, 1:00 p.m. CT)  
 Webinar: To register for the live webinar, visit  

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

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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