Fortune Magazine Names Ryder Among World’s Most Admired Companies for Seventh Year in a Row
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2019--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has been named by Fortune magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. This is the seventh consecutive year that Ryder has made the list, ranking as one of the top five companies within the Trucking, Transportation, and Logistics industry.
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Ryder has been named by Fortune magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year. (Photo: Business Wire)
“I couldn’t be any prouder of the company and its dedicated employees as this is a tremendous honor to be ranked for the seventh consecutive year by Fortune as one of the most admired companies in the world,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman and CEO. “The consistent recognition by one of the most prestigious business magazines truly sets Ryder apart from its competitors and is a reflection of not only our portfolio of premier transportation and logistics solutions but a testament to our dedicated employees who embody Ryder’s customer-centric values.”
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, a ranking of the world’s most respected and reputable companies, was based on a survey of 3,750 executives, analysts, directors, and experts. Each company is evaluated based on a variety of attributes, including innovation, people management, quality of products/services, and social responsibility.
Ryder is a $7.3 billion commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company, with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. The company, founded in 1933, operates behind the scenes, managing critical transportation and logistics functions for more than 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. Ryder employs more than 36,100 people, manages a fleet of more than 250,000 commercial vehicles, and operates more than 50 million square feet of warehouse space.
For more information about the list, visit http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies.
Ryder is a Fortune 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. The company’s stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the S&P MidCap 400® index. Ryder, which provides commercial truck rental, truck leasing, used trucks for sale, and last mile delivery services, has been named among “The World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune, as well as one of “America’s Best Employers” and “America’s Best Employers for Women” by Forbes. The company is regularly recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, world-class safety and security programs, and hiring of military veterans. For more information, visit www.ryder.com or our newsroom, and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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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