Ryder to Showcase Innovative Truck Technologies at the BevOps Fleet Summit

Ryder to Sponsor the Event; Company Executives to Deliver Keynote

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#BevOps–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet
, dedicated
, and supply
solutions, today announced that it is a sponsor of the 12th
annual BevOps Fleet Summit, hosted by Beverage Industry magazine.
The Summit, a learning and information sharing experience for
warehousing, operations, and fleet management, will be held from
September 19 – 22, at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix,
Ariz. Ryder Chief Technology & Procurement Officer Scott Perry and Ryder
Director of National Sales – Next Generation Vehicles Rueben Stokes will
be conference presenters.

Mr. Stokes will moderate the Summit’s Problem Solver Roundtable Luncheon
on Wednesday, September 20, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. The roundtable
will offer attendees the opportunity to discuss different topics facing
their businesses in a relaxed setting that fosters learning and

Mr. Perry will be a panelist on the Green Fleets Panel from 2:15 p.m. –
3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21. He’s one of three experts from the
natural gas, propane, and electric vehicle realm, who will update
attendees on implementations within the beverage distribution market and
discuss whether lower petroleum-based fuel prices have changed the

On September 21, the Summit will also host a Ride & Drive/Equipment Demo
event at the Wild Horse Motorsports Park, in which attendees and
sponsors will have the opportunity to test beverage vehicles and
equipment through an exciting experience. Ryder will showcase a brand
new 2018 Volvo VNR 300, a lightweight, efficient daycab that delivers
the maximum in payload and maneuverability. The vehicle comes equipped
with a lift axle solution for 6×2 tractor configurations, ideal for
regional applications. Its Adaptive Loading is designed to help trucks
run at peak fuel efficiency and performance, senses weight
differentiation, and automatically lifts the axle to reduce friction and
save fuel.

Ryder offers a full
of transportation and logistics solutions for thousands of
companies in the food and beverage industry. In fact, the Company serves
10 out of 10 of the top food & beverage companies in the country, with
source to shelf solutions, including contract packing and labeling,
distribution and inventory management, safety, sustainability, and
dedicated transportation. With Ryder as a trusted partner, companies can
access Ryder’s vast network of vehicles, maintenance facilities with
expert refrigeration technicians, and temperature-controlled warehousing
space, along with the latest in tracking technologies and best-in-class
safety processes.

The four-day conference will address business challenges and industry
trends in today’s beverage marketplace, as well as feature an exclusive
tour of a local beverage distributor, 40 sponsor exhibits, and a golf

To learn more about BevOps, visit http://bevopsfleetsummit.com/.

About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated
transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock
(NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the
S&P MidCap 400® index. Ryder has been named among FORTUNE’s
World’s Most Admired Companies, and has been recognized for its
industry-leading practices in third-party logistics,
environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, and
world-class safety and security programs. The Company 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 www.ryder.com,
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Ryder System, Inc.
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