MIAMI, June 30, 2010 – Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the 2009 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 places more than $3.4 billion of its customers’ freight on selected carriers in all modes of transportation.
The 2009 Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:
LTL Regional AAA Cooper Transportation
LTL National Con-way Freight
LTL National Old Dominion Freight Lines
LTL Inter-Regional Vitran Express
International Forwarder CEVA Logistics
International Maritime Commerce CSAV
North American Forwarder Pilot Freight
Canadian LTL Kingsway Transport
Canadian Truckload Bison Transport
Truckload Dry Van National Celadon
Truckload Dry Van Regional Arnold Transportation Services
Truckload Specialized Landstar Carrier Group
Intermodal JB Hunt Transport, Inc.
“In spite of last year’s challenging economy with declining freight volumes, these carriers still managed to perform above expectations and deliver exceptional service to customers,” said Ryder Vice President and General Manager of Global Transportation Management, Todd Carter. “We are pleased to recognize and honor the top-performing 2009 carriers who understand the demanding requirements of our transportation services and share our commitment to helping customers operate more efficiently.”
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 the top third party logistics provider, and Security magazine has named Ryder the number-one company 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 on Ryder System, Inc., visit www.ryder.com.