SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

October 15, 2008 08:10 ET

Ryder's Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for October 22

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - October 15, 2008) - Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced it will host a conference call on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, following the release of its third quarter 2008 results. The call is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, and will be webcast over the Internet.

What:   Ryder System, Inc. Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call

Who:    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Swienton and
        Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Robert Sanchez

When:   Wednesday, October 22, 2008, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
        Eastern Time

        Call toll free:         1-888-398-5319
        Outside USA call:       1-773-681-5795
        Passcode:               Ryder
        Conference Leader:      Bob Brunn
        Net Conference website at: using
        the Conference Number: RG6748736 and Passcode: RYDER

Replay: Dial 800-925-5415 (Outside U.S. call 1-402-530-8074). Then view the
        presentation by visiting the Investors area of Ryder's website at An audio replay including the slide
        presentation will be available on the Internet within 6 hours
        following the call. Go to, select
        Investors, then click on the link shown.

                                 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 371st on the FORTUNE 500® and 1,631st on the Forbes Global 2000. 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.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    David Bruce
    (305) 500-4999

    Investor Relations:
    Bob Brunn
    (305) 500-4053