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Ryder Wins United States Postal Service Supplier Excellence Award

May 15, 2019 GMT

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2019--

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial  fleet managementdedicated transportation, and  supply chain  solutions, today announced it has been awarded the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) 2018 Supplier Excellence Award. Recognized for being a flexible and transparent transportation partner, Ryder helps the USPS to be more efficient and successful in its supply chain, while growing customer demand.


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Ryder and USPS executives during the 29th Annual USPS Supplier Performance Awards Recognition event. (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are proud of our long-standing relationship with the United States Postal Service and are honored to receive this award,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman and CEO. “We pride ourselves on creating new customer relationships, but also maintaining and growing existing relationships. Our collaborative efforts with the USPS are a testament to that commitment as they have entrusted Ryder to provide reliable expertise to help them better serve their customers for the past twenty years.”

In its 29 th year, the USPS Supplier Performance Awards Recognition Program celebrates the efforts of companies involved in Supply Chain Management who make outstanding contributions to the success of the Postal Service. The program recognizes suppliers whose operations made a difference in helping the USPS achieve success by either achieving bottom-line savings, increasing revenue and performance results, or consistently maintaining a collaborative business relationship.


Ryder works hand-in-hand with the USPS to understand specific roadblocks that the USPS faces and helps by providing innovative, realistic, and timely solutions to get the job done. With Ryder, the USPS has access to a unique portfolio of transportation solutions ranging from short-term rental to long-term leasing of commercial vehicles. In addition, Ryder provides a customer-centric solution that is tailored based on the specific needs of each USPS location in the continental U.S., Hawaii, and Puerto Rico to ensure vehicle uptime, availability, and timely deliveries.

Ryder is an $8.4 billion commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company, with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. The company, founded in 1933, operates behind the scenes, managing critical transportation and logistics functions for more than 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. Ryder employs more than 39,000 people, manages a fleet of more than 270,000 commercial vehicles, and manages more than 55 million square feet of warehouse space.

For more information about the award, visit  https://about.usps.com/suppliers/performance-awards.htm

About Ryder

Ryder is a Fortune 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. The company’s stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the S&P MidCap 400® index. Ryder, which provides commercial truck rental, truck leasing, used trucks for sale, and last mile delivery services, has been named among “The World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune, as well as one of “America’s Best Employers” and “America’s Best Employers for Women” by Forbes. The company is regularly recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, world-class safety and security programs, and hiring of military veterans. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and our newsroom, and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.

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