Logistics Management Honors Ryder with a 2014 Quest for Quality Award
Ryder Receives Recognition for Performance Excellence
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet and supply chain management solutions, announced today it has been selected by Logistics Management as a recipient of its 2014 Quest for Quality Award for its outstanding performance. For over three decades, Logistics Management's Quest for Quality Award has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence.
“It is an honor to be named a recipient of the 2014 Quest for Quality Award”
“It is an honor to be named a recipient of the 2014 Quest for Quality Award,” said John Williford, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions for Ryder. “Achieving great execution, which we define as flawless start-ups, the highest levels of service, and continuously improving, is an important part of Ryder’s SCS strategy.”
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions is an end-to-end supply chain partner with more than 80 years of experience helping companies in North America, Europe, and Asia transform their supply chains. Ryder provides a full range of services, from optimizing day-to-day logistics operations to synchronizing the supply of parts and finished goods with customer demand. As supply chains become more complex, Ryder leverages five strengths to deliver the best in supply chain execution: know-how, lean methodologies, a proven track record, deep expertise in key industries, and a breadth of resources.
The results of the magazine’s Quest for Quality survey is the culmination of a six-month undertaking in which 7,451 logistics and supply chain decision makers placed their votes for the "best of the best" in service excellence across a number of critical criteria.
Logistics Management will acknowledge the winners of the 2014 Quest for Quality Award in the August issue, as well as at its 31st Annual Quest for Quality Gala Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet and supply chain management 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 Disaster Responder 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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