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ReportAlert.info - Ryder (NYSE:R) Publishes 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report

The report outlines the company's sustainability strategy, which focuses on providing transportation and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 8:00am

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(3BL Media) September 26, 2012 -  Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, has published its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report themed, “Making Commerce Flow More Efficiently and Sustainably, for Everyone.”  The 2011 report outlines Ryder’s sustainability strategy, which focuses on providing transportation and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes that ease complexity, increase efficiency, and keep goods and materials flowing so that the economy can grow and thrive.

The report, Ryder’s third since 2008, includes enhanced disclosures and metrics related to the environment, company operations, and the workplace.  For the first time, the report includes Ryder executive statements, as well as external stakeholder perspectives from customers, charitable partners, and government agencies about the company’s sustainability performance.  Highlights from the report include:

  • Deploying 240 heavy-duty natural gas vehicles and investing in natural gas vehicle maintenance infrastructure in California, Arizona, and Michigan.
  • Launching a Flex-to-Green lease solution which helps customers jump-start sustainability programs with alternative fuel vehicles.
  • Developing a Green Challenge to help customers gain increased environmental benefits in their supply chains.
  • Reducing electricity, gas, and water use at all Ryder-owned U.S. and Canada facilities for the third consecutive year.
  • Earning anti-terrorism certifications for its Asia and Trans-Pacific logistics operations.
  • Joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Veterans Employment Advisory Council and making a pledge to hire 1,000 military veterans by 2013.
  • Implementing a new learning management system to improve employee access to training.
  • Launching a sleep apnea treatment program for Ryder professional drivers.
  • Increasing Ryder’s total charitable giving for the third consecutive year.

To access the report, go to www.ryder.com and click on “About Us” or go directly to http://www.ryder.com/aboutus_home.shtml.
 

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