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Ryder System Tapped as 2015 Trucking Company of the Year

April 24, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News
Ryder representatives, from left: Rick Gibbs, Lucas Liggett, Martin Schultz, Robert Hodge and John Shaw with the 2015 Trucking Company of the Year Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Award. Ryder representatives, from left: Rick Gibbs, Lucas Liggett, Martin Schultz, Robert Hodge and John Shaw with the 2015 Trucking Company of the Year Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Award.

Ryder System Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, said this week it has been named the 2015 Trucking Company of the Year at the 3rd annual Gulf Coast Oil & Gas awards gala ceremony in Houston, Texas.

The 2015 Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards is an industry initiative that recognizes organizations that are leaders in their areas of expertise that support the oil and gas industry. Ryder was honored as the Trucking Company of the Year at this year’s event where hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered together to celebrate operational excellence, innovations in technology, CSR, health & safety, and environmental stewardship. The Company was also a finalist for the Award for Excellence in the Corporate Social Responsibility category.

“Ryder offers a range of fleet, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions that help oil and gas companies improve efficiencies, and lower costs while focusing on the health and safety of operations,” said Steve Martin, Ryder’s vice president of operations and general manager of Oil & Gas.

The Trucking Company of the Year Award, presented by Kenworth, recognizes the vital role that haulage services provide to the oil and gas industry in the region. Ryder is a leader in transportation and logistics, serving 200-plus customers in the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry.

Ryder’s oil and gas expertise provides comprehensive supply chain and fleet management services to the industry from exploration to delivery to end users, from transportation management to dedicated transport, on-site and mobile maintenance, and more. Ryder’s industry expertise, consultative approach and comprehensive solutions, enable customers to maximize productivity and extract larger profits.

The oil and gas industry relies on Ryder to take costs and risks out of transportation and logistics, enabling customers to maximize uptime and keep supplies and goods moving. This is all supported by a proven health and safety culture driven by experienced oilfield operators and HSE professionals. Ryder turns a complicated supply chain into a company’s strategic competitive edge,