Ryder to Exhibit at North American Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) , a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the North American Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) Conference and Expo in Kansas City, Mo., November 11-14, 2014. Ryder Vice President of National Sales, Steve Wornick, will be speaking at the expo about natural gas fueling, maintenance and technician training as well as the latest developments in advanced fuel solutions for commercial fleets. The 90,000 square foot expo center will act as a one-stop-shop where attendees can view a full spectrum of vehicles and components, as well as attend information sessions all while interacting with natural gas service providers, design engineering firms, and program consultants. Ryder will demonstrate its expertise in the NGV industry by displaying a Ryder Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle inside the expo hall, Booth 939.
The North American NGV Conference & Expo is the largest NGV focused event in North America and is hosted by the recognized experts and leading NGV advocates – NGVAmerica. NGVAmerica is a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, profitable, and sustainable market for vehicles powered by natural gas or biomethane. NGVAmerica represents more than 200 companies, environmental groups, and government organizations interested in the promotion and use of natural gas and biomethane as transportation fuels.
Advanced fuel solutions are one area where Ryder’s impact is evident. The company is the leader in natural gas vehicle solutions for the commercial transportation industry, with more than 27 million miles of experience, 14 natural gas vehicle maintenance facilities, and 260 natural gas vehicle trained technicians. The company has deployed CNG and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) vehicles into the fleets of Ryder customers in California, New York, Michigan, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Georgia and Louisiana. The company also operates Liquefied to Compressed Natural Gas (LCNG) fuel stations at its Fontana and Orange, Calif., service locations. Ryder also operates an LNG fuel station at its Fulton, Ga. maintenance facility.
The North American NGV Conference & Expo is unrivaled in its ability to provide strong educational content, hands-on access to new technologies, and valuable networking opportunities to progressive transportation professionals. Program topics for the agenda will include: end-user case studies from leading fleets; fueling supply and infrastructure solutions; emission reduction strategies and technologies; alternative fuel training and technical tours; a packed Expo Hall with hands-on technology displays; and a “Ride & Drive” event with light- to heavy-duty vehicles.
For more information on the expo, visit https://www.ngvamerica.org/conference/2014/index.php
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500(R) commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock (NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has included Ryder in its “Green Partners” listing for five years in a row. Ryder is a charter member of the NGV Fleet Forum and a member of the Department of Energy’s National Clean Fleets partnership. Ryder is also a recipient of the 2011 NGV Achievement Award. A member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, Ryder is proud to support national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
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