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J. Steven Sensing

President, Global Supply Chain Solutions


J. Steven (Steve) Sensing is President of Global Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) at Ryder System, Inc., a Fortune 500 commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions company. In this role, Mr. Sensing is responsible for management, operations, sales, and the financial performance of Ryder’s SCS business segment.

Previously, Mr. Sensing served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Technology and Healthcare industry groups for Ryder SCS. He served customers in the electronics, telecommunications, medical, technology, and appliance manufacturing industries, and his responsibilities included strategic planning, developing new products and services, and leading tactical execution for global operations.

With a Ryder career spanning more than 20 years, Mr. Sensing joined the company in 1992 as General Manager leading the operations of Dedicated Contract Carriage solutions for regional accounts. He subsequently served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including Group Manager for Ryder Dedicated; Director of Customer Logistics Distribution Management; and Director of Operations for Ryder Integrated Supply Chain Solutions. His experience includes overseeing the development and operation of Ryder solutions in dedicated transportation, transportation management, network optimization, distribution management, sales, operations, engineering, LEAN, and IT.

Before joining Ryder, Mr. Sensing served as Transportation Manager for Trans Fleet Enterprises/Northern Telecom, where he was responsible for managing private fleet operations in the United States.

Mr. Sensing earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he majored in Logistics and Transportation. He also completed an Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and a strategic innovation session at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Mr. Sensing is a member of the Eye for Transport's Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Advisory Board.