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Ryder technician secures silver at WorldSkills UK Finals
Ryder technician Kieran Leyland has won a silver medal in the WorldSkills UK Finals. The Warrington-based technician and former Ryder apprentice took part in the live final of the IMI Skill Auto UK finals for Heavy Vehicle Engineering at the NEC in Birmingham recently.
The qualification process included an online test and a practical assessment at the National Qualifiers’ round at Stephenson College’s Volvo Academy. More than 80 applicants registered to take part in the National Qualifiers’ stage.
Ryder appoints Wendy Nicolson as Rental Sales Executive for Scotland
Ryder has appointed Wendy Nicolson to the position of Rental Sales Executive for Scotland. Wendy will be responsible for developing and growing Ryder’s rental business from its Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Newcastle locations.
She was previously Customer Service Supervisor within Ryder’s Glasgow location. Wendy Nicolson brings to her new role nearly 15 years of experience in the commercial vehicle rental and leasing sector within Ryder and, prior to that, with Hill Hire. She joined Ryder in 2011 as part of Ryder’s acquisition of Hill Hire.
Ryder supplies customised DAFs to Mitchell Potatoes
Ryder, a leading independent commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance provider in the UK, is supplying three new DAF LF curtainside trucks to Mitchell Potatoes, tailored to the customer’s specialist requirements.
Ryder Receives U.S. EPA 2017 SmartWay® Excellence Award
Honored with Highest Recognition for Environmental Performance and Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced it has been honored with a 2017 SmartWay® Freight Carrier Excellence Award for improving freight efficiency and contributing to cleaner air within its supply chains. The SmartWay Excellence Award, reserved for the top performing SmartWay Partners, is EPA's highest recognition for demonstrated leadership in freight supply chain energy and environmental performance.
.@RyderSystemInc receives U.S. @EPA 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award #sustainability
Ryder Unveils Newly Built Maintenance Facility in Charlotte, North Carolina
Facility Designed to Provide Best-in-Class Maintenance Services to a Broad Range of Vehicle Platforms
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced the unveiling of its new state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Charlotte, N.C. The newly constructed Ryder-Charlotte North location has been engineered with expanded capabilities to provide maintenance to a broad range of diesel and advanced fuel vehicles.
@RyderSystemInc new Charlotte North facility is open & ready to provide services to the latest engine technologies.
Ryder Employees Volunteer to Support #GivingTuesday for the Sixth Year in a Row
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, is proud to announce that over 450 employees who work in the Company’s Commercial Rental, ChoiceLease, and SelectCare Maintenance business participated in the global day dedicated to giving back, #GivingTuesday.
Ryder participates on #GivingTuesday for the 6th year and encourages employees to support. #RyderCares @GivingTues
Ryder Forms Strategic Partnership with Plug and Play to Support Development of Innovative Supply Chain and Logistics Startups
- Ryder Demonstrates its Leadership in Bringing Innovative Solutions to Market with Support for Startup Accelerator -
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced today that the Company is expanding its commitment to innovation with several new partnerships, including sponsoring Plug and Play, a global startup ecosystem and venture fund specializing in the development of early-to-growth stage technology startups in 12 verticals.
Ryder supports innovation & emerging supply chain technology by sponsoring startup accelerator @PlugandPlayTC.
Ryder supplies radio remote control cranes to JDP
JDP, the leading national distributor of civils and drainage products in the UK, has specified its latest trucks from Ryder with significant safety enhancements including radio remote control cranes.
JDP has 60 vehicles in its delivery fleet, all supplied by Ryder, that operate from a nationwide network of 27 branches. Ryder has delivered seven Daf CF75.330 26 tonne dropsides and a pair of 18 tonne DAF LF55.220 dropsides, all fitted with Atlas 135A radio remote cranes as part of a £1.5m investment in transportation at JDP.
Environcom turns to Ryder for specialist fleet additions
Environcom, the largest independently owned UK WEEE reuse and recycler, has taken on its first Montracon tipper and a BMI moving floor trailer from Ryder as it expands its operation.
Environcom specialises in the reuse of electrical appliances, repairing, cleaning, fully testing, and selling appliances, or harvesting them for spare parts to repair other products, or reducing them to fragments of raw materials to feed back into manufacturing.
Ryder Presented with Hiring Our Heroes Lee Anderson Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award
Honored for Overall Excellence in Hiring and Retaining Veterans, Transitioning Service Members, and Military Spouses
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced it has been selected for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Lee Anderson Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award for overall excellence in hiring and retaining veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses.
@RyderSystemInc presented with @hiringourheroes Lee Anderson Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award