On Tuesday, February 12, Ryder announced an e-commerce fulfillment solution set to transform the way many manufacturers do business online, offering an alternative to third-party marketplaces by fulfilling orders of manufacturer products direct to consumers. With Ryder’s new solution, manufacturers of small to large parcel goods across all industries gain greater control over product selection, inventory management, pricing strategy, and customer service, all while maintaining critical speed to market.
Automated Driving Technology Pilot Revealed
Ryder partners with Frigidaire® and autonomous vehicle technology producer, Embark, to pilot a series of automated driving technology tests in real-world logistics operations. During the pilot, Frigidaire® refrigerators were successfully transported 650 miles at a time, in semi-trucks using Embark’s automated driving technology on highway segments and Ryder tractors and Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions drivers on surface streets.