Ryder Opens New Truck Maintenance & Rental Facility in Schertz, Texas

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MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced the grand opening of its new truck maintenance and rental facility in Schertz, Texas.

The facility, conveniently located in the Tri County Parkway area, provides commercial vehicle maintenance for Ryder full service lease and rental customers, mobile maintenance, and a 20-minute rental service guarantee. The location’s new rental fleet, from light duty trucks to tractors, is equipped with RydeSmart, Ryder’s full-featured GPS telematics solution. Ryder is currently the only company in the market with a facility offering both vehicle rental and mobile maintenance.

Various dignitaries from the city of Schertz, including Mayor Michael Carpenter, Chief of Staff Bob Cantu, and City Councilmember David L. Scagliola, attended the facility’s grand opening. The event featured a ribbon cutting ceremony and plaque presentation provided by the Schertz Chamber of Commerce.

“We are very excited to have a presence in this thriving city, and be the first to offer our unique transportation solutions in the market,” shared Ryder Group Director Rich Mohr.

“Ryder is continuing to see growth and expansion across the country, as more businesses look to outsource fleet management,” said Ryder Senior Vice President of Asset Management Mark Cicchini. “We are happy to provide our customers in the Tri County Parkway area with state-of-the-art maintenance services, expert technicians, and a wide selection of the latest commercial rental vehicles.”

Ryder Full Service Lease is a customized transportation solution that provides businesses with commercial vehicles supported with comprehensive maintenance and a variety of complementary services, such as emergency roadside assistance, fueling, equipment evaluations and specification, fleet management reporting tools, administrative support, and driver safety programs. Ryder Commercial Rental provides customers with rental trucks on a short-term basis to meet their needs for supplemental capacity. Ryder Contract Maintenance provides maintenance for customers who wish to use Ryder’s extensive network of facilities and technicians to maintain their truck fleet.

Located on 9993 Doerr Lane, Ryder’s Schertz facility is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information about the new location and its services, please call 210-651-1249.

About Ryder

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 a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. Ryder has also been ranked two years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. 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 Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements and information included in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current plans and expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Accordingly, these forward-looking statements should be evaluated with consideration given to the many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements including those risks set forth in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for management to predict all such risk factors or to assess the impact of such risks on our business. Accordingly, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact:
Ryder System, Inc.
Cindy Haas, 305-500-4526
Cindy_Haas@ryder.com
or
Jennifer Hanlon, 305-500-4547
Jennifer_A_Hanlon@ryder.com

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