MIAMI--November 20, 2012: --For the third consecutive year, Newsweek's annual Green Rankings has recognized Ryder System, Inc. , a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, as one of the top green companies in the U.S. Ryder ranked fourth among the U.S. Transportation and Logistics industry sector in this year's rankings, moving up one spot from fifth place last year. Ryder maintained its overall position of No. 111 out of the 500 largest publicly traded corporations.
“Ryder is uniquely positioned to advance the environmental sustainability of commercial transportation and logistics, because the economic benefits we offer our customers come with environmental benefits as well”
"Ryder is uniquely positioned to advance the environmental sustainability of commercial transportation and logistics, because the economic benefits we offer our customers come with environmental benefits as well," said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Swienton. "When companies outsource their transportation and logistics functions to us, they have access to the latest vehicle technologies, expert maintenance services, next generation alternative fuels, and industry-leading logistics engineering -- all designed to work together to deliver optimal performance, along with improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions."
To learn how Ryder makes commerce flow more efficiently and sustainably for everyone, download the Company's latest Corporate Sustainability Report.
The Newsweek Green Rankings cuts through the green chatter and compares the actual environmental footprints, management (policies, programs, initiatives, controversies), and reporting practices of big companies. Newsweek collaborated with leading environmental research providers, Trucost, and Sustainalytics to create the most comprehensive rankings available by assessing each company's environmental footprint, management of that footprint, and transparency. Published annually since 2009, this project has been billed as the first effort by a major media organization to rank companies based on their actual environmental footprint, management of that footprint, and sustainability communications.