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Ryder Training 6,000 Truck Technicians on Natural Gas Technologies

February 19, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fuel, News, Technology
Ryder operates Liquefied to Compressed Natural Gas (LCNG) fuel stations at its Fontana and Orange, Calif., service locations.

Ryder System Inc., said Wednesday it has launched a new online natural gas vehicle maintenance training program in North American that will see more than 6,000 of its maintenance and service employees trained on the new technology. The program will provide the company’s technician workforce across Ryder’s 800 maintenance facilities [...]

Ryder Debuts Heavy-duty Truck with 15 Specs Designed for Women

February 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety, Technology
Ellen Voie, president and CEO of Women in Trucking, checks out the specs on a Ryder truck that are more female friendly.

Ryder System Inc. said this week it is offering truck fleets and independent drivers a female-friendly vehicle lease package that it claims is the first of its kind in the trucking industry. With advice and assistance from several OEMs, as well as the Women in Trucking Association (WIT), Ryder is [...]

Ryder’s Natural Gas Truck Fleet Surpasses 30 Million Miles

January 30, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News, Technology

Ryder System Inc. announced Thursday it has surpassed 30 million miles with its fleet of natural gas vehicles. The fleet consists of liquefied natural gas and compressed natural gas commercial trucks serving customers in California, New York, Michigan, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Maryland, Georgia and Louisiana, as well as in Canada. [...]

Ryder Converts its Commercial Trucks to High-efficiency Engine Oil

January 20, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, News

Ryder System Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, said today that it is has just converted its entire bulk oil program to low-viscosity, high-efficiency engine oil. The 10W-30 oil is now being used to service all Ryder lease, rental, and maintenance customer vehicles as part [...]

Ryder Produces Online Winter Preparedness Site for Truck Drivers

January 8, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Safety
Ryder Produces Online Winter Preparedness Site for Truck Drivers

With the week-old New Year already dumping some fierce ice storms and snow onto much of the nation’s highways, it’s essential that commercial truck drivers be prepared. As a result, Ryder Inc. has produced a website that provides a driver emergency checklist, as well as a pair of videos with [...]

Ryder Employees Go Big to Produce United Way Campaign Funds

January 6, 2015 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

Ryder System Inc., said it has surpassed its 2014 United Way Campaign goal, with a total contribution of $700,000, constituting Ryder’s largest contribution and record-setting employee pledge total to the United Way to date. Funds raised through the annual campaign are invested in programs and initiatives that prepare children and [...]

Ryder Now Offering Free Language Translation Service for Truck Buyers

December 30, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News, Owner Operators

Ryder System Inc., a leader in commercial truck fleet management and supply chain solutions, is partnering with telephone interpretation service, Language Select, to provide seamless communications in more than 200 languages for its pre-owned vehicle customers. Customers can call (800) 873-3875 and Ryder will bring a Language Select interpreter on [...]

Ryder Systems Backs Trucking Technology Efficiency Initiative

December 9, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News, Technology

Ryder System Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, has announced its support of Trucking Efficiency, a joint initiative between the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and the Carbon War Room (CWR). The initiative provides unbiased data on available vehicle technologies and engages with [...]

Slay Transportation Leases 142 New Trucks from Ryder

December 2, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

Slay Transportation Co., a liquid and dry bulk carrier headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., has signed a full service lease agreement with Ryder System Inc. for 142 vehicles. Slay has been a Ryder lease and maintenance customer since 2012. This agreement represents a significant expansion of Slay’s relationship with Ryder. [...]

Ryder System Hosts U.S. – Mexico Border Security Summit

December 1, 2014 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Regulations, Safety

Ryder System Inc. hosted a U.S.–Mexico Border Security Summit last month to initiate information sharing between customers, business partners and government security agencies. The conference, which took place in Ft. Worth, Texas, featured security briefings by members of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and its component agencies, U.S. Customs [...]