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Ryder to Sponsor Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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MIAMI--May 17, 2013: Ryder System, Inc. , a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced today that it is a Silver Sponsor of the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, taking place from May 20-23, 2013 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ. Ryder will also exhibit at the annual conference, which draws more than a thousand industry experts to discuss issues affecting supply chain strategy and planning, sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, distribution and logistics, and supply chain IT.

Stephen Dean, Senior Vice President of Sales, Solutions and Marketing and Gregg Knott, Vice President of Information Technology, will be on hand at booth 205 to discuss industry issues impacting the supply chain, such as integrating forward and reverse logistics activities, adapting to shifts in sourcing, packaging configuration and customization, as well as other strategies to optimize supply chain operations, increase speed to market, and achieve best-in-class execution. Ryder is also hosting a Golf Outing on Monday, May 20th at 1:30pm at the Wildfire Golf Club -- Faldo Course, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge. Space is limited and preregistration is required. Anyone interested in participating can contact for more information.

For more information on the conference, please visit the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference website.

About Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is the world's most important annual gathering of senior supply chain executives, providing the critical strategies, tactics and tools you need now so you can move forward quickly and efficiently. This year's conference offers a brand new agenda designed to help you rethink the very way supply chains work, and to deliver the highest impact on and greatest business value for your enterprise in 2013 and beyond.

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