Carriers Recognized for Service Quality and Operational Excellence
Ryder System, Inc.(NYSE:R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the 2011 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. Ryder purchases and/or executes more than$4.1 billionannually in freight moves on behalf of its customers.
|The 2011 Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:|
|LTL National||FedEx Freight®|
|LTL Regional||Dayton Freight Lines|
|LTL Inter-Regional||Saia, Inc.|
|International Forwarder||Hellman Worldwide Logistics|
|International Maritime Commerce||Evergreen Shipping Agency|
|North American Forwarder||Pilot Freight Services|
|Canadian LTL||Midland Transport Limited|
|Canadian Truckload||Road Star Trucking|
|Truckload Dry Van National||U.S. Xpress, Inc.|
|Truckload Dry Van Regional||Titan Transfer, Inc.|
|Truckload Specialized||Universal Am-Can Ltd.|
|Intermodal||J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.|
“These carriers have demonstrated a consistent ability to meet the demanding requirements of our customers and share our commitment to deliver operational excellence and reliable service,” saidDave Belter, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. “We are pleased to recognize and honor them for their top performance in 2011.”
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company. Ryder’s stock(NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. Ryder has also been ranked two years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
Source: Ryder System, Inc.