MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced the unveiling of its upgraded, state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Grapevine, Texas. With the growing presence of rental and maintenance customers utilizing a variety of vehicle configurations and engine platforms, Ryder has engineered the facility with expanded capabilities to provide maintenance to a broad range of diesel and advanced fuel vehicles. The upgraded facility features four new drive-through work bays that are natural gas vehicle (NGV) compliant, a new automated drive-through truck wash bay, and additional parking for commercial vehicles.
The upgraded facility also includes a redesigned full service rental counter for businesses that are in need of a commercial vehicle. Additionally, the on-site diesel fueling island at the location has been relocated and renovated to improve the truck traffic flow for customers seeking Ryder fuel.
“Ryder is continuing to see growth and expansion across North America, as more businesses understand the value of outsourcing their fleet management services to Ryder,” said Ryder President of Global Fleet Management Solutions, Dennis Cooke. “We are happy to provide our customers in the Grapevine area with state-of-the-art diesel and advanced fuel vehicle maintenance services, expert technicians, and a wide selection of the latest commercial rental vehicles.”
Located at 1150 Texan Trail in Grapevine, Texas 76051, Ryder’s Grapevine, Texas facility is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. for vehicle maintenance and on Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for truck rentals. For additional information about the new location and its services, please call 817-481-3568.
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. The Company 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. Inbound Logistics magazine has included Ryder in its “Green Partners” listing for nine years in a row. Ryder was also recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award and SmartWay Excellence Awards in 2014 and 2013. Ryder is a charter member of the NGV Fleet Forum and a member of the Department of Energy’s National Clean Fleets partnership. Ryder is also a recipient of the 2011 NGV Achievement Award. A member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, Ryder is proud to support 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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