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Ryder ‘Trucking Company of the Year’ at Oil & Gas Awards Fete

December 7, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, Image, News

Ryder System has been named the 2015 Trucking Company of the Year at the 2015 Southwest & Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards ceremony in Houston, Tex.

The Oil & Gas Awards are an annual industry initiative that recognizes organizations that are leaders in their areas of expertise that support the oil and gas industry. Ryder was honored at this year’s event where hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered together to celebrate operational excellence, innovations in technology, corporate social responsibility (CSR), health & safety, and environmental stewardship. Ryder was also a finalist for the Awards for Excellence in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Excellence in Health & Safety – Operational categories.

“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 Ryder’s Steve Martin, vice president of operations and general manager of oil and gas.

“Ryder’s oil and gas solutions can combine dedicated core assets and for-hire fleets working together to drive more efficient supply chains that are better planned, better coordinated and highly optimized to achieve sustainable productivity increases.”

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 hundreds of customers in the upstream, midstream, and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry.

Ryder’s oil and gas expertise provides comprehensive supply chain & fleet management services to the industry from exploration to delivery to end users, from transportation management to dedicated transport, on-site & 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, keep supplies and goods moving, and bring costs down. This is all supported by a proven health and safety culture driven by experienced oilfield operators and health, safety, and environmental professionals.

Ryder turns a complicated supply chain into a company’s strategic competitive edge, from the oilfield to the marketplace. With hundreds of customers in the oil and gas sector, Ryder is at the forefront of change as the industry finds new ways to streamline and optimize fleets and supply chains.

Judged by over 110 senior executives from Midstream and Exploration & Production companies, the Southwest & Midcontinent Awards saw over 150 companies participate across multiple categories. The Oil & Gas Awards take place regionally throughout North America in the Gulf Coast, Midcontinent, Northeast, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, and West Coast regions.