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Ryder Recognized as Finalist for 2015 Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards

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Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) , a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has again been named a finalist in the 2015 Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards, an industry initiative to recognize organizations that are leaders in their fields. Ryder has been named in the following two categories: Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility and Trucking Company of the Year. The Awards salute companies that display best practice in the key areas of operational excellence, environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility, and excellence in health & safety.

The oil & gas industry relies on Ryder to take costs and risks out of transportation and logistics, enabling customers to maximize uptime, keep supplies and goods moving, and bring costs down. This is all supported by a proven health and safety culture driven by experienced oilfield operators and Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) professionals. Ryder turns a complicated supply chain into a company’s strategic competitive edge, from the oilfield to the marketplace.

Judged by over 110 senior executives from Midstream and E&P companies, the Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards saw over 150 companies participate across multiple categories. The Awards partner with over 30 media partners, making them the most visible form of recognition in the industry. The Oil & Gas Awards take place regionally throughout North America in the Gulf Coast, Midcontinent, Northeast, Rocky Mountain, Southwest, and West Coast.

Winners of the Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards will be announced at the Oil & Gas Awards Gala Dinner in Houston, Texas, on Thursday, March 19th, 2015, where there will also be a Gulf Coast Industry Summit held for participating companies and organizations that have an interest in the region.

For further information on the Industry Summit and Awards Dinner please contact the organizers at or call 210-591-8481.

About Ryder

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 recognized Ryder as a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner. In addition, Security Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

About the Oil & Gas Awards

The Oil & Gas Awards recognize the outstanding achievements within the upstream and midstream sectors of the North American oil and gas industry. The awards are a platform for the industry to demonstrate and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of environment, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health and safety. The Awards show the industry’s motivation to develop by recognizing and rewarding the efforts of corporations and individuals. For more information about the Oil & Gas Awards, all regional awards and award categories can be reviewed on our website at or contact the organizers at 210 591 8468.

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