MIAMI--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that for the second year in a row, it has been named among “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine. Ryder was ranked the top trucking and supply chain logistics company in the Transportation and Logistics industry category.
“Companies trust Ryder with their most critical fleet and supply chain operations because they know we have the best people in the industry working on their business,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman and CEO. “We invest in our people because they are fundamental to delivering on our promise to customers.”
Ryder is a $6.6 billion, FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company, with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the U.K., as well as parts of Asia. 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 33,000 people, manages a fleet of 231,900 commercial vehicles, and operates more than 40 million square feet of warehouse space.
“America’s Best Employers” list features 500 employers across 25 industries that were chosen based on the results of an independent survey conducted among 30,000 American employees working at large companies and institutions with a headcount of 5,000 or more. Forbes asked them to determine, on a scale of zero to 10, how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else, and further, how they felt about other employers in their industry. Employees were contacted anonymously online without the involvement of their employer. Respondents included in the sample are representative of the U.S. workforce by gender, age, region, education, and ethnicity.
For more information about the list, visit http://www.forbes.com/best-employers/.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Ryder has been named among FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and has been recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, and world-class safety and security programs. The Company is a proud member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com, and follow us on our Online Newsroom, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.