As an industry leader for over 86 years, we’ve worked behind the scenes with some of the world’s biggest companies to develop solutions and best practices that deliver the products consumers use every day. Below, explore stories told by our customers, uncover insights that are paving the way for the future of the transportation and logistics industry, and learn how you can benefit from our innovative solutions, products, and technology.
Gulfmark Case StudyCompanies that operate in particularly volatile industries such as Oil & Gas must employ fleet strategies that can feed their bottom line even during challenging times. These strategies are crucial to both their short and long term goals, and provide the flexibility needed to quickly adapt to changing business needs. This report shows how Ryder SelectCare Preventive allows GulfMark’s fleet to stay on the road 24/7.
Lewis Case StudyIn this report, we show how a Ryder ChoiceLease solution helped Lewis grow, save capital, reduce debt, and provide exemplary customer service.
Ice Cream ClubRyder’s relationship with The Ice Cream Club began in 1996 with one leased truck and has since grown along with this successful small business to eight Class B 26-footers. Ryder’s ChoiceLease Full Service program solution was a game changer for the company because it provided trucks with customized trucks with unique features suited to ice cream delivery, as well as preventive maintenance to keep the fleet delivering products without breakdowns or interruptions.
Apria HealthcareRyder provides a dedicated fleet of 29 drivers, 23 tractors and 34 trailers to Apria Healthcare. Ryder handles approximately 325 shipments equating to 90 truckloads per week through Dedicated Transportation and Transportation Management.
Apple Valley Creamery Case StudyA small business with the support of a large company, Apple Valley Creamery is able to leverage its partnership with Ryder ensure its fresh dairy products are delivered on-time at peak freshness.
Re-evaluating the Total Cost of Truck Fleet OwnershipEscalating costs are causing fleet owners to take a closer look at their total cost of ownership. But are they taking into account the correct expenses? This 2016 KPMG study shows the expenses that need to be looked at and how overlooking them can cost you more than you think.
How to Maximize the New Tax Reform to Benefit Your FleetNew tax law changes have strengthened the value of leasing a fleet, making it even more attractive in most cases than owning. At Ryder, we completed a deep analysis of our Ryder ChoiceLease product and adjusted our pricing model to benefit our customers. In addition to the cost of a lease going down, the reduction in the tax rate makes leasing a more financially sound decision because the lower tax rate translates into a diminished tax shield.
Electronic Logging Device Mandate: What You Need To KnowWhen the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its final rule in December, 2015 requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELD) to record hours of service (HOS) for commercial drivers, the agency did more than just demand an equipment change. The new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations came with a long list of requirements necessary for carriers and drivers to meet in order to be compliant.
Ryder, Embark, and Frigidaire® Partner to Pilot Automated Driving TechnologyRyder 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.