MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, today announced that it was recognized as a finalist in the 2014 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards, an industry initiative to recognize organizations that are leaders in their fields. The Awards champion companies that display best practices in the key areas of operational excellence, environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility, and excellence in health & safety.
The oil & gas industry relies on Ryder to take costs and risks out of transportation and logistics, enabling customers to maximize uptime, keep supplies and goods moving, and bring costs down. This is all supported by a proven health and safety culture. Ryder turns a complicated supply chain into a company’s strategic competitive edge, from the oilfield to the marketplace.
Judged by over 110 senior executives from Midstream and E&P companies, the Southwest Oil & Gas Awards saw over 150 companies participate across multiple categories.
The Awards partner with over 30 media partners, making them the most visible form of recognition in the industry. The Oil & Gas Awards take place regionally throughout North America in the Gulf Coast, Midcontinent, Northeast, Rocky Mountain, Southwest, and West Coast.
Winners of the Southwest Oil & Gas Awards will be announced at the Oil & Gas Awards Gala Dinner in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, October 23, 2014, where there will also be a Southwest Industry Summit held for participating companies and organizations that have an interest in the region.
For further information on the Industry Summit and Awards Dinner please contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210-591-8471.
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 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.