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Ryder Supply Chain Executives Honored Among Industry Best

February 26, 2019
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Paving the way for the transformative supply chain is the focus of this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive's `Pros to Know' awards, which recognize two of Ryder's executives for their innovative thinking and leadership in the Ryder Last Mile and e-commerce fulfillment solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 26, 2019--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced today that two of its supply chain professionals are winners of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine 2019 Pros to Know awards. The 18 th annual awards honor leaders and innovators shaping the supply chain industry in two categories:

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Paving the way for the transformative supply chain is the focus of this year’s Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s `Pros to Know’ awards, which recognize two of Ryder’s executives for their innovative thinking and leadership in the Ryder Last Mile and e-commerce fulfillment solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

Provider Pros to Know are recognized for leading initiatives to help prepare their customers’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. Patrick Coughlin, Vice President & General Manager of Ryder Last Mile, is recognized for his leadership in the development, implementation, and adoption of the customer-facing technology RyderView TM. The mobile app enables consumers to schedule deliveries any time of the day or night, while also providing retailers with real-time, end-to-end visibility during the delivery process.

Practitioner Pros to Know

Honorees in the Practitioner Pros to Know category are recognized for making a substantial impact on their own companies. Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Ryder Group Director of Supply Chain Operations, is recognized for his leadership in the development and implementation of an e-commerce fulfillment solution set to transform the way many manufacturers do business online, offering an alternative to third-party marketplaces by fulfilling orders of manufacturer products direct to consumers. Ryder’s new e-commerce fulfillment solution connects manufacturers of small to large consumer goods across all industries directly with online consumers.

This year’s winners – chosen from more than 500 applicants - include more than 200 Provider Pros to Know and 40 Practitioner Pros to Know.

“Every year we receive more submissions from outstanding supply chain leaders,” said John Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “It’s evidence of the growth in the supply chain profession as well as the importance of the profession within companies. We commend this year’s recipients for their achievements and for paving the way for the next generation of exceptional supply chain leaders. This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”

About Ryder

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.

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CONTACT: Anne Hendricks

(305) 500-4547

amhendricks@ryder.com

Amy Federman

(305) 500-4989

afederman@ryder.com

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