14 Carriers Recognized for Service Quality and Operational Excellence
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the 22nd Annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award. The award recognizes U.S. and Canadian carriers for service quality and operational excellence based on a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value, and innovation. Each year, Ryder manages a network of more than 3,000 carriers to help move $6.7 billion in freight purchased and/or executed on behalf of its customers.
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“We count on our extensive carrier network to help keep our customers’ products moving reliably, efficiently, and safely,” said Dave Belter, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. “We’re proud to partner with industry-leading carriers that consistently exceed expectations for our customers.”
The Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:
|LTL National Carrier||Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.|
|LTL Inter-Regional Carrier||Holland|
|LTL Regional Carrier||Southeastern Freight Lines|
|Canadian TL Carrier||Keltic Transportation Inc.|
|Canadian LTL Carrier||Consolidated Fastfrate Inc.|
|Specialized Flatbed||PI&I Motor Express Inc.|
|Oil and Gas Specialized Truckload||Essential Logistics LLC|
|Canadian Oil & Gas Specialized Truckload||Entrec Corporation|
|Intermodal||RE Transportation Inc.|
|National Dry Van||Mesilla Valley Transportation|
|Regional Dry Van||Total Transportation of Mississippi|
|Temperature Controlled||IWX Motor Freight|
|International Maritime Commerce||Pilot Freight Services|
“It’s an honor to be recognized by a company that IWX has considered a valued partner for 13 years now,” said Jason Luna, IWX Motor Freight Director of Sales. “Over the years, we’ve expanded our relationship across business units, and we’ve worked together to navigate the ever-changing landscape of logistics within the U.S. and Mexico. Whether it’s dry freight, HAZMAT, tanker-endorsed, or temperature-controlled trucks, Ryder is a big piece of the puzzle that we’re always striving to complete.”
“We are honored to be recognized as a Carrier of the Year by Ryder,” said Marty Freeman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Old Dominion Freight Line. “Over the past 85 years, Old Dominion has been focused on going above and beyond for our customers. We know that our success comes from helping our customers keep their promises. Being recognized by Ryder reinforces that we are focused on the right things that truly matter to our customers.”
From planning, procurement, and execution to management of transportation networks, Ryder helps reduce transportation costs and improve service levels. To learn more about Ryder’s Transportation Management solution, visit https://ryder.com/solutions/transportation-management.
Ryder is a Fortune 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. The company’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the S&P MidCap 400® index. Ryder, which provides commercial truck rental, truck leasing, used trucks for sale, and last mile delivery services, has been named among “The World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune, as well as one of “America’s Best Employers” and “America’s Best Employers for Women” by Forbes. The company is regularly recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, world-class safety and security programs, and hiring of military veterans. For more information, visit www.ryder.com or our newsroom, and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.