Ryder recognizes carrier partners

by Inside Logistics Online Staff
Vice-president and general manager of transportation management Dave Belter addresses a packed house at 22nd Annual Ryder Carrier Quality Awards.

MIAMI – Ryder System, Inc. announced its top carrier selections for the 22nd Annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award.

The award recognizes U.S. and Canadian carriers for service quality and operational excellence based on a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value, and innovation. Each year, Ryder manages a network of more than 3,000 carriers to help move $6.7 billion in freight purchased and/or executed on behalf of its customers.

“We count on our extensive carrier network to help keep our customers’ products moving reliably, efficiently, and safely,” said Dave Belter, vice-president and general manager of transportation management for Ryder. “We’re proud to partner with industry-leading carriers that consistently exceed expectations for our customers.”

The Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients:

Category

Carrier

LTL National CarrierOld Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
LTL Inter-Regional CarrierHolland
LTL Regional CarrierSoutheastern Freight Lines
Canadian TL CarrierKeltic Transportation Inc.
Canadian LTL CarrierConsolidated Fastfrate Inc.
Specialized FlatbedPI&I Motor Express Inc.
Oil and Gas Specialized TruckloadEssential Logistics LLC
Canadian Oil & Gas Specialized TruckloadEntrec Corporation
IntermodalRE Transportation Inc.
National Dry VanMesilla Valley Transportation
Regional Dry VanTotal Transportation of Mississippi
Temperature ControlledIWX Motor Freight
International Maritime CommercePilot Freight Services
Freight ForwarderDachser

“It’s an honour to be recognized by a company that IWX has considered a valued partner for 13 years now,” said Jason Luna, IWX Motor Freight Director of Sales.

“Over the years, we’ve expanded our relationship across business units, and we’ve worked together to navigate the ever-changing landscape of logistics within the U.S. and Mexico. Whether it’s dry freight, HAZMAT, tanker-endorsed, or temperature-controlled trucks, Ryder is a big piece of the puzzle that we’re always striving to complete.”

“We are honoured to be recognized as a Carrier of the Year by Ryder,” said Marty Freeman, executive vice-president and COO of Old Dominion Freight Line.

“Over the past 85 years, Old Dominion has been focused on going above and beyond for our customers. We know that our success comes from helping our customers keep their promises. Being recognized by Ryder reinforces that we are focused on the right things that truly matter to our customers.”