MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it will be a gold sponsor of the annual Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference, which will be held between January 23 and the 25, at the Marquis Reforma hotel in Mexico City.
Ryder Mexico Director of Business Development, Ricardo Alvarez, will be a panelist in “Session 5: Logistica Mexicana en el futuro,” where the panel session will explore creative ways to overcome infrastructure, talent shortage, safety, and security challenges that currently exist within Mexico’s automotive supply chains.
Additionally, Ryder Mexico Director of Business Development and Sales, Roberto Cruz will lead a think tank session that will focus on the current supply chain disruptions within Mexico automotive industry. The think tank session titled “Session 3: Automotive Logistics Think Tanks,” will give participants an opportunity to explore the challenges and trends that the automotive logistics industry is currently facing. The session will also take a look at supply chain visibility, risk management, and ways to identify and reduce waste.
Ryder, which has served the automotive industry for over 40 years, is the largest automotive lead logistics provider supporting operations of the world’s leading OEMs and their suppliers across North America.
The annual Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference features an exclusive gathering of senior leaders in transportation, logistics, and supply chain who provide strategic insight, new ideas, and thought leadership for the automotive industry. Conference sessions explore various topics such as automotive logistics, cross-border flow practices, world class logistics services, and designing a multimodal supply chain in Mexico.
Ryder provides comprehensive logistics and supply chain management solutions to companies with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the U.K., as well as in Singapore. In North America, Ryder manages more than 189,000 cross-border freight movements between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico annually. Ryder contracts with more than 2,100 transportation providers of all modes in the markets it serves. In Mexico, Ryder contracts with more than 150 Mexican carriers.
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, aerospace, 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.
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. 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.
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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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