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 headline sponsor of the 3rd annual Dynamic Distribution Disruption (D3) Retail Supply Chain Summit, which will be held May 10-11, at the Marriott Brooklyn Bridge in New York, N.Y.
Todd Skiles, Ryder Senior Vice President of Sales for Supply Chain and Dedicated Transportation Solutions, will be a keynote speaker on May 11th at 9:10am EDT. During the session, Mr. Skiles will discuss the importance of providing a customer-centric experience while supporting e-commerce fulfillment and last mile deliveries. In addition, Mr. Skiles will participate on a panel session titled “Deliver a seamless customer experience with an omni-capable supply chain.” The session, which will be held on May 10th at 9:25am EDT, will explore the customer’s journey from purchases instore and online to delivery. Attendees can visit booth #8 at the D3 Summit to learn more about Ryder’s fully-integrated supply chain solutions for omni-channel distribution fulfillment.
In April of 2018, Ryder announced that the Company strengthened its omni-channel fulfillment capabilities through the acquisition of MXD Group (MXD), a last mile provider with a national network of facilities, including line haul capabilities. With this acquisition, Ryder is now the second largest last mile delivery provider of big and bulky items with an e-commerce fulfillment facility network of over 121 hubs, covering more than 95% of the U.S. and Canada within a two-day delivery timeframe. The Company also offers a Ryder Last Mile solution for retailers and shippers of big and bulky products, which include in-home delivery and white glove installation solutions with multiple tiers of service through a network of carriers in the U.S. and Canada.
Globally-recognized brands in the retail, consumer goods, technology, automotive, food and beverage, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas industries rely on Ryder’s leading-edge 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 more than 319 facilities with more than 50 million square feet of warehouse space, Ryder currently provides comprehensive logistics and supply chain management solutions to companies with operations primarily in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, as well as contracts with more than 3,100 carriers in all modes of transportation in the markets it serves.
For the past three years, the D3 Retail Supply Chain Summit has brought together over 400 supply chain executives of major and fast-growing retailers, brands, and service provider companies to solve the most crucial supply chain challenges and explore opportunities within the industry today. For more information, visit www.https://events.eft.com/d3/.
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, and YouTube.
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