“Fleets … continue to select Ryder’s NGV lease offering to mitigate many of the unknowns …”
Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management in North America, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions has been named one of the “Top Green Providers” by Food Logistics for the fifth consecutive year.Ryder is a leader in natural gas vehicles (NGV) solutions for the commercial transportation industry, with more than 90 million miles of experience, 21 NGV maintenance facilities, and more than 5,500 NGV-trained maintenance and support personnel.
The Company also operates Liquefied to Compressed Natural Gas (LCNG) fuel stations at its Fontana and Orange, Calif., service locations where Ryder has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels to offer renewable natural gas, the cleanest fuel available today.
Using fuel supplied by Clean Energy Fuels Corp., Ryder System, Inc. elected to switch the fuel at their stations in Orange and Fontana, California to Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG), referred to internationally as biomethane.
Food Logistics’ annual “Top Green Providers” list recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry.
The list offers logistics professionals a guide to the providers, manufacturers, and software and technology companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their operations and those of their customers. Ryder’s inclusion on the list reflects the Company’s leadership in providing thousands of food and beverage companies – including the top 10 U.S. food and beverage companies according to FORTUNE – with a full menu of services including green transportation and logistics solutions to help them meet their sustainability goals.
“Fleets within the food and beverage industry continue to select Ryder’s NGV lease offering to mitigate many of the unknowns around uptime, maintenance, performance, fueling, and residual values,” said Ryder President of Global Fleet Management Solutions, Dennis Cooke. “This latest recognition reinforces Ryder’s ongoing commitment to assist companies by engineering and operating their supply chains with lower costs, improved transportation efficiencies and reduce environmental impact. We are very pleased that Food Logistics has included us in the ‘Top Green Providers’ list for the fifth consecutive year as we will continue to be committed to providing our customers with innovative solutions and superior execution.”
“The 2016 Top Green Providers reached a new record high for applicants and recipients, confirming the importance of sustainability in the global food and beverage supply chain,” says Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director, supply chain network, at AC Business Media. “Our industry’s continued focus on environmental stewardship and the role that growers, manufacturers, logistics companies, retailers and others play is driving heightened awareness and actions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously boosting cost and energy efficiencies.”
(Source: Ryder System, Inc.)