MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it will be a Premium Sponsor of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s (AgTC) 27th Annual Conference from June 24 – 26, 2015, at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco, Calif.
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The Annual Conference hosts the largest gathering of agriculture and forest products transportation professionals, providing them with the opportunity to do business and resolve transportation and trade issues. The event will include various general sessions, which will cover topics including best practices regarding what the shipper needs from the carrier and what the carrier needs from the shipper.
Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions 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 Dedicated also provides businesses such as farms and nurseries, which typically operate around peak seasons, with resources specifically designed to meet monthly and seasonal demand.
The AgTC is the place where cargo owners/forwarders in agriculture and forest products share information on transportation, and join forces to pursue policies and practices that will further their export objectives. To learn more about the AgTC Annual Conference, visit http://agtrans.org/events/.
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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