Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced today that Darcee Scavone, Ryder's Vice President and General Manager of Automotive, Aerospace & Industrial Operations, was named among Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine's 2016 "Pros to Know." Through the Pros to Know Awards, Supply & Demand Chain Executive - the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation - recognizes supply chain executives and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate. Ms. Scavone has vast experience in the automotive industry sector, working with OEM's and Tier 1 & Tier 2 suppliers. Her extensive background working on the financial side of the business has given her exposure to the end-to-end supply chain Total Cost of Ownership model, understanding how each decision within the design of a network impacts overall cost. In her previous role as VP and CFO for Supply Chain Solutions at Ryder, Ms. Scavone's experience spanned across numerous supply chains - Consumer Packaged Goods, Technology and Healthcare, and Retail - that have dynamic needs in dealing with consumer demand changes, retail peak periods, and solutions that need to be prepared to serve the end consumer. "Darcee's extensive background has enabled her to bring to her current role a depth of knowledge, innovative solutions to solving customer needs, and a collaborative approach to the customer experience," said Steve Sensing, President of Global Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder. "We are thrilled that Darcee has been named a 'Pro to Know' and congratulate her on being selected for the honor." This year's list includes the 2016 Provider Pros to Know - individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges - and Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 350 entries for the awards. The full listing of the 2016 Pros to Know is available in the March 2015 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. 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. About Supply & Demand Chain Executive Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Visit us on the web at www.SDCExec.com. Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements and information included in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current plans and expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Accordingly, these forward-looking statements should be evaluated with consideration given to the many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements including those risks set forth in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for management to predict all such risk factors or to assess the impact of such risks on our business. Accordingly, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.