MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that 220 employees who work in the company s commercial rental business participated in the global day dedicated to giving back, #GivingTuesday. On Tuesday, December 2nd, employees from over 29 Ryder commercial rental locations across the United States participated by volunteering to support local charities of their choosing. Activities included volunteering at local food banks, making lunch bags and conducting toy drives for local community centers. Employees also volunteered at elderly centers and a variety of community outreach facilities around the country with one common goal, to promote generosity and improve the communities where they work and live.
Seeing the great effort our employees put forth to make this a success is a testament to the importance our people place on making communities ever better.
Ryder s participation in #GivingTuesday was driven by our employees desire to give back and make a meaningful difference, said Rich Mohr, Vice President, Ryder Rental Operations. Seeing the great effort our employees put forth to make this a success is a testament to the importance our people place on making communities ever better.
Ryder Commercial Rental provides customers with rental trucks on a short-term basis to meet their needs for supplemental capacity. Ryder serves customers at more than 500 convenient rental locations across the U.S. and Canada, staffed with a dedicated team of knowledgeable rental agents, and stocked with an inventory of over 32,000 recent-model vehicles. All rental vehicles are backed by Ryder s Rental Service Guarantee. To rent a truck, call 1-800-345-9282 or visit reservations.ryder.com.
To view a photo album of all of the activities that Ryder employees were involved in on #GivingTuesday, visit https://www.facebook.com/media/set/ set=a.876690209031821.1073741839.119069574793892&type=1&l=59b34777f8
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500 commercial fleet management 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. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder 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 Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and on our Online Newsroom.
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