MIAMI, September 9, 2013 -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced the grand opening of its new maintenance and rental facility in Anchorage, Alaska – Ryder’s first operating location in the area. The facility provides state of the art maintenance and rental services for commercial vehicle fleets.
The facility, located at 2345 E. 4th Avenue, features two and a half service bays and the capability to support EPA 2010 engines with maintenance and diesel exhaust fluid.
“Ryder is thrilled to expand in Alaska and have the capacity to better serve the company’s growing customer base there,” said Ryder’s SVP of Sales and Marketing, John Gleason. “We look forward to continued growth in the state and working to ensure that our customers have access to the latest in maintenance technologies, expert technicians and a wide selection of rental vehicles.”
Ryder Full Service Lease is a customized transportation solution that provides businesses with commercial vehicles supported with comprehensive maintenance and a variety of complementary services, such as emergency roadside assistance, fueling, equipment evaluations and specification, fleet management reporting tools, administrative support, and driver safety programs. Ryder Commercial Rental provides customers with rental trucks on a short-term basis to meet their needs for supplemental capacity. Ryder Contract Maintenance provides maintenance for customers who wish to use Ryder’s extensive network of facilities and technicians to maintain their truck fleet.
The location is open Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. A grand opening event for the facility will be held September 18 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mountain Time.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management 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. Ryder has also been ranked two years in a row as one of the top 250 U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. 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 Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.