About: Bill Dawson

William “Bill” Dawson
Vice President of Maintenance Operations & Engineering
Ryder System, Inc.

William “Bill” Dawson is the Vice President of Maintenance Operations & Engineering for Ryder System, Inc., a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. In this role, he is responsible for driving operational excellence throughout Ryder’s 800 service locations in North America supporting a network of more than 40,000 customers and over 165,000 vehicles.

Previously, Mr. Dawson served as the Company’s Vice President of Operations for the Central and Northeast Region. He began his career with Ryder in 1998 as a Management Trainee in King of Prussia, Pa. During his tenure, he assumed various roles of increasing responsibility, including Business Development Manager, General Manager, Director of Sales, Vice President of Sales, and Vice President of Operations. Prior to Ryder, Mr. Dawson worked at Penske Truck Leasing as a Commercial Rental Manager and at Budget Car and Truck Rental Inc. as a Local Market Manager.

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3 Ways to Achieve Best-In-Class Uptime

Featured Author, Fleet Management, Maintenance
October 25, 2016

Keeping your fleet on the road is likely one of the biggest concerns in running your business. It’s the only way your customers can get what they need on-time, every time. However, keeping up with maintenance demands is difficult. Breakdowns happen...

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Keep Your Fleet and Drivers Safe this Winter

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
November 9, 2015

Severe winter weather can wreak financial havoc on your business. With record-shattering snow last year, drivers and fleet managers relied on Ryder’s Winter Preparedness Hub to remain informed of best practices surrounding fleet maintenance, proact...

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