Ryder System, a leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, announced that United Stationers Supply, North America’s largest broad line wholesale distributor of business products, has selected Ryder to provide Dedicated Contract Carriage services.
“We needed a reliable partner who could standardize and improve transportation processes, provide delivery reliability to our resellers, and drive significant savings throughout our transportation operations,” said Oran Ashley, United Stationers’ vice president of transportation. “We have confidence in Ryder’s transportation and logistics capabilities and in their commitment to maintain and improve customer service levels.”
Under the contract, Ryder will support United Stationers’ transportation operations by providing vehicles, drivers, technology, fleet management, and vehicle maintenance services. The dedicated team of drivers will support the same-to-next day delivery of products from the United Stationers’ Cranbury, N.J. distribution center to resellers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
Ryder’s Dedicated Contract Carriage offering is a customized suite of transportation management services for the delivery of a customer’s products that optimizes its fleet operations and allows its management to be more focused on core business issues.
“Ryder is pleased to support United Stationers’ distribution requirements and we look forward to contributing to United Stationers’ quality products and commitment to continuous improvement and customer satisfaction,” said John Sonia, Ryder’s vice president of operations for dedicated contract carriage.