MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been named by FORTUNE as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Ryder ranked fifth in the Trucking, Transportation and Logistics industry category, with high rankings in various categories including innovation, global competitiveness, and social responsibility.
FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies survey, conducted annually, evaluates corporate reputation based on nine key business attributes and is voted on by executives, directors, and analysts across all industries.
"Ryder provides outsourced solutions to support the commercial transportation, warehousing and logistics needs of many of the world’s most recognizable brands,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman and CEO. “We are trusted to manage these critical functions because we’ve proven we can do it better, leaner, and safer than our customers can on their own. Being recognized as a World’s Most Admired Company reinforces why businesses who decide to outsource their fleets and supply chains choose Ryder.”
Ryder is a $6.6 billion commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions company, with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. The Company, founded in 1933, operates behind the scenes, managing critical transportation and logistics functions for more than 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. Ryder employs more than 30,000 people, manages a fleet of more than 216,000 commercial vehicles, and operates over 35 million square feet of warehouse space.
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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. Ryder has been recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, and world-class safety and security programs. The Company is a proud member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com, and follow us on our Online Newsroom, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.