Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it will be a gold sponsor of the annual Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference, which will be held January 31 to February 2, at the Marquis Reforma hotel in Mexico City. Ryder Group Director for Supply Chain Solutions, Frank Bateman, will present at the event with one of Ryder's global automotive customers discussing solutions that the customer has implemented in its operations today. The presentation will take place on February 1 during Session 2 of the conference.

The session titled "Overcoming the 'cuello de botella' (bottleneck)," will discuss creative ways to overcome infrastructure, talent shortage, safety, and security challenges that currently exist within Mexico's automotive supply chains. The session will also take a look at supply chain visibility, risk management, and ways to identify and reduce waste.

Ryder, which has served the automotive industry for over 40 years, is the largest automotive lead logistics provider supporting operations of the world's leading OEMs and their suppliers across North America. Ryder has been the premier sponsor of the Automotive Logistics Global Conference since its inception in 2000.

The annual Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference features an exclusive gathering of senior leaders in transportation, logistics, and supply chain who provide strategic insight, new ideas, and thought leadership for the automotive industry. Conference sessions explore various topics such as automotive logistics, cross-border flow practices, world class logistics services, and designing a multimodal supply chain in Mexico.

Ryder provides comprehensive logistics and supply chain management solutions to companies with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the U.K., as well as in Singapore. In Mexico, Ryder contracts with more than 150 Mexican carriers. The Company also handles more than 11,800 cross-border freight movements between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico per month. Globally, the Ryder Supply Chain Solutions business segment manages 40 million square feet of warehouse space and contracts with more than 2,100 carriers in all modes of transportation in the markets it serves.

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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 and social media pages: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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