MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it will be a Premium Sponsor of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s (AgTC) 29th Annual Conference, which hosts the largest gathering of agriculture and forest products transportation professionals. The conference, consisting of intensive speakers and panels, will be held from June 6-9, 2017, at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Long Beach, Calif. Additionally, Ryder Director of Business Development Wesley Reeves will present at a general session on June 8, at 8 a.m.
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Mr. Reeves’ presentation, “Saving Money and Increasing Efficiency in Your Supply Chain,” will discuss what happens when disruption occurs in your supply chain, an overview of the SCOR model, and the benefits of value stream mapping and transformation planning.
Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) provides services for the agriculture industry by managing drivers, vehicles, fleet maintenance, route planning, scheduling, and administrative support. Customers have realized results such as a reduction in overall distribution costs; elimination of delivery delays; increased customer service levels; reduction in weekly fleet miles; improved safety operations; and an increased ability to respond to spikes in volume. Ryder DTS also provides businesses such as farms and nurseries, which typically operate around peak seasons, with resources specifically designed to meet monthly and seasonal demand.
To register for the AgTC Annual Conference, click here.
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, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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