MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that Ryder will be the Premier Sponsor of the Automotive Logistics Supply Chain Conference, which will be held May 21-23 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Atlanta, Ga. The Conference will focus on several topics including digitalization, warehousing, visibility, and the current state of North America’s inbound and aftermarket parts sector.
Steve Martin, Ryder Vice President and General Manager for the Automotive, Aerospace, and Industrial business, will be a speaker at the conference’s third session “Clearing the Bottlenecks,” which will focus on ways technology can help overcome perennial pain points, such as driver and transport capacity shortages, lost containers, poor forecasting, and incomplete visibility. Rich Mohr, Vice President and Global Product Manager for Ryder Truck Rental, will present at Session 4, titled “Automotive Logistics Think Tanks,” which will cover a wide range of topics, including the ‘Uberization’ of logistics. Mr. Mohr will talk about the phenomenon of the sharing economy that is occurring across all industries and specifically Ryder’s recent launch of COOP by Ryder™, the first ever peer-to-peer platform for commercial vehicle sharing that allows companies to list and rent idle commercial vehicles.
Ryder is the leader in logistics solutions for the automotive industry and has operated behind the scenes for more than 50 years, helping the world’s top manufacturers improve speed to market and reduce costs. The Company implemented North America’s first large scale just-in-time supply delivery system supporting a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing plant. To learn more about Ryder’s automotive supply chain solutions capabilities, click here.
To register to attend the Supply Chain Conference, click here.
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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