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 an Inbound Logistics Top Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider for 2017. Inbound Logistics editors have selected 100 3PL providers whose products and services are critical for companies in various global supply chain industries.
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“Ryder is trusted to operate behind the scenes in support of some of the best-run supply chains in the world with world-class execution and innovative solutions across North America,” said Ryder President of Global Supply Chain Solutions, Steve Sensing. “We are proud to be recognized by Inbound Logistics for our commitment to meet its readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs with our specialized offering consisting of experienced people, deep industry expertise, and LEAN operating systems.”
Inbound Logistics' Top 100 3PL Providers list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that the publication’s editors feel are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs. Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to their readers’ burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year's class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies. The recognized service providers are companies that, in the opinion of Inbound Logistics editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers' unique supply chain and logistics needs.
“When choosing the 2017 Top 100 3PL Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked for providers demonstrating excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations, as well as transformative solutions that drive integration across internal and external business processes,” said Inbound Logistics Editor, Felecia Stratton. “Ryder was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Ryder for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2017.”
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions optimizes logistics networks to make them more responsive and able to be leveraged as a competitive advantage. Globally-recognized brands in the automotive, consumer goods, food and beverage, healthcare, industrial, oil and gas, technology, and retail industries rely on Ryder’s leading technologies and world-class logistics engineers to help them deliver the goods that consumers use every day. Ryder’s LEAN culture helps businesses achieve peak performance and increase profitability and efficiency – all while improving quality. Operating 189 facilities with 44 million square feet of warehouse space, Ryder offers flexible solutions as well as end-to-end visibility – no matter how challenging or diverse the storage and distribution needs may be. Ryder currently provides comprehensive logistics and supply chain management solutions to companies with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the U.K., and Singapore, and also contracts with more than 2,100 providers of all modes of transportation in the markets it serves.
The Company, founded in 1933, operates behind the scenes, managing critical transportation and logistics functions for more than 50,000 customers, representing many of the world’s best-known brands. Ryder employs 34,500 people and manages a fleet of 234,100 commercial vehicles.
Earlier this year, Inbound Logistics also named Ryder one of its “Green Supply Chain Partners” for the ninth consecutive year. The magazine selects “Green Supply Chain Partners” that demonstrate deep commitment to green initiatives in transportation and supply chain sustainability. Ryder was recognized this year for its leadership in offering advanced vehicle technologies, demonstrating a proven ability to provide customers with the most flexibility, choice, and control in fleet management, as well as innovative solutions to promote sustainability.
Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Providers are featured in the magazine’s July 2017 issue, as well as online at http://resources.inboundlogistics.com/digital/Top_100_3PL_Digital_0717.pdf.
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 S&P MidCap 400® 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 and social media pages: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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Inbound Logistics the leading trade publication targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. Inbound Logistics’ mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
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