MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced today that it will be the premier sponsor of the 19th annual Automotive Logistics Global conference, which will be held September 18-20, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich. This year’s conference will focus on how vehicle manufacturers, tier suppliers, logistics service providers, and infrastructure operators can transform their supply chains by concentrating on the human factor.
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Product Development for Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, Gary Allen, will be a panelist in “Session 2: Linking automotive IT and supply chain – the human-machine interface,” where he will explore the changes digitalization is bringing to automotive supply chains.
Additionally, Ryder Mexico Director of Business Development and Sales, Roberto Cruz will participate in the “Ideas Lab 2: The supplier’s supply chain – cross-border trade” session that will focus on cross-border operations, security trends, the impact of trade regulations, infrastructure, and investment.
Ryder is the leader in logistics solutions for the automotive industry and has operated behind the scenes for 50 years, helping the world’s top automotive 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.
On behalf of North American manufacturers in various industries, Ryder handles more than 23,000 cross-border freight movements a month. Ryder has been the premier sponsor of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference since its inception in 2000. To learn more about Ryder’s automotive supply chain solutions capabilities, visit https://ryder.com/industries/automotive.
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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, and YouTube.
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