MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it is a gold sponsor of the 49th Wharton Global Forum. The Forum, which provides leaders from industry, government, and academia with opportunities to learn from and interact with the best minds in business, will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Fla., from March 9 - 11. Ryder Chairman and CEO/University of Pennsylvania Wharton School alumnus Robert Sanchez will also be a keynote speaker.
Mr. Sanchez, who earned his MBA from Wharton with a concentration in Finance and Strategic Management, will deliver a presentation on the “Next Wave of Disruption in the Logistics Industry” on Saturday, March 11 at 9:30 a.m. He will discuss the macro trends and industry disruptors that are affecting the way businesses are operating their commercial fleets and supply chains today.
Over the course of two decades at Ryder, Mr. Sanchez has held many senior executive leadership roles in all aspects of Ryder’s business, including its Fleet Management Solutions and Supply Chain Solutions segments.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, 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 named among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and 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 and social media pages: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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