Supply Chain

Ryder Unveils – A Man, A Truck, and A Dream

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
October 3, 2017

We often get asked: "What exactly does Ryder do?" To answer that question, we are excited to announce the launch of our new brand video– A Man, A Truck, and A Dream. This video, highlights our brand and all of our solutions from fleet management...

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Should Fleets Fear Regulation?

Dedicated Transportation, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Leasing, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
August 8, 2017

Two urgent causes, environmental sustainability and highway safety, are driving the U.S. government to regulate trucking and transport at a seemingly unprecedented pace.“We’re in a period marked by close scrutiny of the transport of goods and of ...

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Managing the customer centric supply chain

Lean Guiding Principles, Network Design, Supply Chain
August 3, 2017

Numerous supply chain disruptions are driving the push for supply chain professionals to hone new skill sets. Analytics skills wrapped around a better use of data, for example, are now essential for any supply chain manager to possess. Some of the ma...

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Striking the Balance Between Operations and Innovation Among IT

Fleet Management, Information Technology, Supply Chain
July 25, 2017

The prevailing challenge within the IT community today is successfully igniting the passions of innovation while remaining focused on delivering the operational excellence required for sustaining a company. As a matter of course and history, we know ...

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New Report: The Amazon Effect and Your Supply Chain

Dedicated Transportation, Supply Chain
July 11, 2017

The way we shop has changed with how fast our fingertips can press the checkout button. We live in a time when people would much rather shop online from the comfort of their home than go to a brick-and-mortar store. Furthermore, technology advancemen...

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Top 3 Tips to Manage Seasonality in your Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Food & Beverage, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
June 20, 2017

Every supply chain is subject to the vagaries of fickle consumer demand and seasonal ups and downs. But, when it comes to stocking store shelves and freezers, managing seasonality in the food supply chain is an even taller order. Seasonality...

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Driver Shortage: Finding and Recruiting Talent in the Millennial Era

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
June 13, 2017

Retiring Baby Boomers are one of the leading factors of the driver shortage. Currently, the average age of professional drivers is 52. Additionally, over 60 percent of drivers are older than 45, and just six percent are younger than 35. Competitio...

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Hurricane Season 2017 – Preparing your Supply Chain

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
June 5, 2017

It’s a common sight in coastal communities under a hurricane alert – convoys of utility, power, refrigerated and supply chain trucks heading toward areas under threat of harm, even as residents and others stream away. For many organizations, s...

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Ryder NaviShare Launches, a New Software Platform Providing Real-time Visibility, Tracking, Matching, and Sharing of Truck Capacity

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
May 23, 2017

-Ryder NaviShare™ provides new level of proactive predictability that reduces costs and improves performance in customer transportation networks- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, an...

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Speed-to-Delivery is the Key to Supply Chain Profitability

Cross Docking, Deliver on-time, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
May 11, 2017

In this omni-channel world of “I want it delivered to me now” expectations, the ability to fulfill on customer expectations is more crucial than ever. Driven in part by online retailer Amazon’s blurring of the line between B2B and B2C activitie...

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