MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been named by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers,” ranking 62nd out of 500 on the list.
The 500 employers on the list were chosen based on an independent survey of 20,000 American employees working for large U.S. companies and institutions, and U.S. divisions of international firms. They were asked anonymously through several online panels if they’d recommend their employer, or any other employers in their industry, to a potential employee. The mix of respondents in the sample is representative of the overall U.S. workforce. The survey was conducted on companies in all industry sectors employing more than 2,500 workers in the U.S.
“Many of the world’s most respected brands trust Ryder to manage their most critical fleet and supply chain functions,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman and CEO. “Approximately 50,000 businesses rely on Ryder employees, most of whom work on our frontlines and who take great pride in making deliveries, managing inventory, and servicing vehicles to keep our customers’ businesses running. We are fortunate to have the best people in the industry who are committed to delivering on the promises we make to customers, and who enable us to maintain our reputation as a leader in the markets where we compete.”
Ryder was also recently named among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies. 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.
For more information about the list, visit http://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/.
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 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.