Being in the industry for over 80 years, we’ve learned a few things, and we want to share them with you. Below, you’ll find a variety of information on all aspects of transportation, fleet management, supply chain optimization, maintenance, safety, and more.
Re-evaluating the Total Cost of Truck Fleet OwnershipEscalating costs are causing fleet owners to take a closer look at their total cost of ownership. But are they taking into account the correct expenses? This 2016 KPMG study shows the expenses that need to be looked at and how overlooking them can cost you more than you think.
Electronic Logging Device Mandate: What You Need To KnowWhen the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its final rule in December, 2015 requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELD) to record hours of service (HOS) for commercial drivers, the agency did more than just demand an equipment change. The new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations came with a long list of requirements necessary for carriers and drivers to meet in order to be compliant.
RyderShare VideoGain real-time visibility between all transportation modes, along with the ability to manage issues by exception, from a single source with desktop and mobile access.
WhirlpoolSince 2001, Whirlpool has partnered with Ryder to operate two warehouse facilities in Plainfield, Indiana using Lean methods to eliminate waste and increase employee productivity. With more than 1.2M square feet of warehouse space managed and 650 employees, we package and distribute 19M time-sensitive service parts each year.
W.B. MasonRyder’s relationship with W.B. Mason began in 1981. Over time, W.B. Mason has depended on Ryder to help fuel its growth to becoming a billion dollar company, most of which has happened in the past 20 years. Ryder’s Full Service Lease solution combines several models of uniquely customized and branded trucks – including tractors, trailers, reefers and supply trucks - with preventive maintenance service to keep W.B. Mason moving products efficiently, while expanding its operations.
Pilot Pen Case StudyPilot Corporation is the largest writing instrument company in Japan and the third largest writing instrument company in the U.S. When Pilot entered the buoyant Mexican market in 2006, it turned to Ryder for help in responding to new purchase orders, managing the picking process, packing, invoicing, shipping to stores or distribution centers and ensuring on-time deliveries.
Ice Cream ClubRyder’s relationship with The Ice Cream Club began in 1996 with one leased truck and has since grown along with this successful small business to eight Class B 26-footers. Ryder’s ChoiceLease Full Service program solution was a game changer for the company because it provided trucks with customized trucks with unique features suited to ice cream delivery, as well as preventive maintenance to keep the fleet delivering products without breakdowns or interruptions.
Goodwill of Southwest FloridaGoodwill Industries of Southwest Florida covers a vast geographic area, picking up and delivering goods in Englewood in the north, to Clewiston in the east, to Marco Island in the south, spanning five counties. Containing a host of transportation costs, without sacrificing community impact, is an ongoing challenge. Goodwill selected Ryder for the deep history of reliability, specialized vehicle inventory, and hands-on maintenance and support.
Deliver Visibility and Control to Your Transportation NetworkWith Ryder’s Transportation Management solutions, you can reduce freight costs and improve service levels to your customers. Enjoy the benefits of leveraged rates with a network of pre-qualified carriers. Gain access to the talent and technology you need to drive mode and route optimization for improved visibility, efficiency and cost control.