MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain management solutions, today announced the launch of its new “Keep It Cool” promotion in the United States and Canada. The promotion is available through September 1, 2014 and offers a free 12-month warranty, underwritten by Premium 2000+™, on qualified used refrigerated trucks. The new Ryder warranty offering covers both the truck engine and the refrigeration unit.
“We designed this special warranty to give buyers added piece of mind when making a decision to purchase a used refrigerated vehicle,” said Ryder Vice President of Asset Management and Vehicle Sales, Eugene Tangney. “Our customers need reliable vehicles to keep their businesses running and this promotion reinforces our commitment to provide them with the best quality, dependable used vehicles in the industry.”
Used refrigerated trucks from Ryder have become a trusted option for companies that transport temperature-sensitive and perishable cargo for many years. Ryder’s food and beverage industry expertise also extends beyond vehicles, to a full range of supply chain solutions that thousands of companies rely on in order to deliver great customer service, compete more effectively and focus on their core business. With Ryder as a trusted partner, businesses can tap into Ryder’s industry expertise, national network of maintenance facilities with expert refrigeration technicians, and warehousing space, along with the latest in tracking technologies and best-in-class safety processes.
Ryder’s used vehicle inventory includes commercial and heavy-duty vehicles including tractors, trailers, straight trucks, panel and cube vans, refrigerated trucks, and stake trucks. Each vehicle is Ryder Road Ready™ certified and comes with a 30-day warranty and complete vehicle maintenance history. Ryder is one of the largest retailers of used vehicles in North America, selling more than 17,000 vehicles a year from over 59 used vehicle sales centers across North America, including seven in Canada.
For more information visit the Ryder used vehicle website at www.usedtrucks.ryder.com in the U.S. or http://www.usedtrucks.ryder.com/Start/Default.aspx?lang=en-CA in Canada, or contact your local Ryder Used Truck Center at 1-800-USED-TRK. Additional coverage details for this promotion are included in the warranty agreement.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management and supply chain 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 a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. In addition, 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, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
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