Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management , dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value, and innovation for the last full calendar year. Ryder purchases and/or executes over $5 billion annually in freight moves on behalf of its customers.

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"Much of what we do for our customers is made possible thanks in part to the support we receive from our carriers," said Dave Belter, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. "We thank and congratulate them for going above and beyond to ensure that goods are moved in a safe, timely, and efficient manner."

 

The Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:
 

Category

Carrier
LTL National Carrier Con-way Freight
LTL Regional Carrier AAA Cooper Transportation
LTL Regional Carrier Dayton Freight Lines
Canadian TL Carrier Bison Transport, Inc.
Canadian LTL Carrier Midland Transport Limited
National Flatbed Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
Specialized Flatbed Expedited Logistics and Freight Services LLC
Intermodal J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Brokerage Command Transportation
National Dry Van U.S. Xpress, Inc.
Regional Dry Van Cowan Systems LLC
Temperature Controlled Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc.
International Maritime Commerce Atlantic Carrier Line
Freight Forwarder Pilot Freight
Truckload Carrier FedEx Supply Chain Systems, Inc.
Regional Carrier Jet Express, Inc.
Spot Buy Carrier RSP Express, Inc.

"We are certainly proud to once again be recognized for delivering a consistent service experience that helps Ryder excel for its customers - and that clearly sets us apart from the competition," said Joseph M. Dagnese, President of Con-way Freight. "It's an honor to receive this award and a testament to the quality, value and focus on continuous improvement our team delivers to Ryder and its clients every day."

About Ryder

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 Standard & Poor's 500 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, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

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