Ryder named one of Food Logistics’ Top 3PL and Cold Storage Suppliers to the Food and Beverage Industry for 9th Consecutive Year
MIAMI – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in Supply Chain, dedicated transport, and fleet management solutions, announcement to be among the Food logistics ” Best third-party cold storage and logistics providers for 2021. Honor marks Ryder’s 9e consecutive year on the list. Each year, the editorial team and publication advisory board select the leading Third Party Logistics Service Providers (3PLs) who demonstrate a commitment to continuously improve their operations and meet the needs of their customers.
“Changing consumer tastes and demands continue to create complexities for the food industry, which the pandemic has exacerbated,” said Steve Sensing, president of global supply chain solutions for Ryder. “The sudden switch to e-commerce caught many businesses off guard. The lesson learned, of course, is how essential it is to have a flexible, nimble and agile supply chain. This means diversifying your sales channels and partnering with a 3PL that owns the people, assets and technological solutions in place to help you weather market fluctuations.
Last year, Ryder, which serves nine of the ten largest companies in the food and beverage industry– announced two solutions that proved essential during the pandemic. The company has expanded its e-commerce execution solution to include food compliant facilities, which deliver to at least 95% of U.S. consumers in two days or less. Additionally, Ryder has deployed a unique real-time visibility and collaborative logistics platform called RyderShareMT. Technology allows all parties involved in moving goods through a supply chain to easily see potential problems, take proactive steps to correct the course, and find efficiencies – a particularly valuable ability for the food and beverage industry, where maintaining time and temperature controls is critical.
“3PLs and cold room suppliers continue to be the heart and soul of the cold chain. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and other supply chain disruptions, these companies continue to demonstrate agility, resilience, strength and innovation, ”said Marina Mayer, editor, Food logistics and Supply chain and demand manager. “They pivoted in times of crisis, armed themselves with solutions that matter, and protected people and products along the way. ”
Ryder System, Inc. is a leading logistics and transportation company. He offers Supply Chain, dedicated transport, and fleet management solutions, including full service rental, rent, and maintenance, sale of used vehicles, professional drivers, transport services, freight brokerage, storage and distribution, e-commerce execution, and last mile delivery services, to some of the world’s most recognized brands. Ryder provides services to the United States, Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom. In addition, Ryder manages nearly 235,000 commercial vehicles and operates more than 300 warehouses covering approximately 64 million square feet. Ryder is regularly recognized for its leading practices in third party logistics, technological innovations, commercial vehicle maintenance, environmentally friendly solutions, corporate social responsibility, safety and security programs. world-class military veteran recruiting initiatives and hiring a diverse workforce. www.ryder.com
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