Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that the company was named a 2017 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics for the 21 st consecutive year. The list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers the publication feels are best equipped to meet and surpass readers' diverse supply chain and logistics needs.

"Ryder is honored to be named a Top 100 Trucker from among hundreds of other top supply chain solutions providers," said John Diez, President of Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions. "We leverage our deep industry knowledge and expertise of more than 80 years to continue serving the needs of businesses that rely on us for great service and continuous improvements across their supply chains."

Ryder Supply Chain Solutions helps companies get products to markets faster, serve customers better, and control costs. Ryder provides a full range of services, from optimizing day-to-day logistics and transportation operations, to synchronizing the supply of parts and finished goods with customer demand. As an integral part of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions addresses the many transportation challenges businesses face by offering a flexible, outsourced solution that combines drivers, vehicles, and value-added services to help fleets be nimble, run lean, and stay safe.

"Ryder continues to demonstrate great leadership in the trucking industry, providing supply chain solutions that meet the complex logistics and transportation challenges of its customers," said Felecia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics. "Ryder has been honored with this distinction for the past 21 years, which is a testament to the effective, reliable solutions and customer service they provide."

Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to their readers' burgeoning motor freight and logistics challenges. The magazine's editors selected this year's class of the Top 100 Truckers from a pool of nearly 300 companies. They selected service providers that, in their opinion, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet and surpass readers' evolving transportation needs.

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 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, Instagram, and YouTube.

About Inbound Logistics

Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics' educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.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.

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