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Food & Beverage

For many food manufacturers and grocery retailers, the answer to achieving growth in today’s market lies in unlocking new efficiencies in the supply chain. Ryder knows how to bring more value to the table by applying LEAN supply chain strategies, including innovative fleet management, packaging, inventory control, transportation, warehousing and distribution solutions, to streamline the source-to-shelf processes, reduce costs, and improve customer service.

Reliability 9 of the top 10 Fortune 500 food and beverage companies partner with Ryder

Flexibility Responsive trucks available on short notice to meet demands

Safety Food safety experts at every food facility

Real-World Example: Sherwood Foods

Through Ryder’s ChoiceLease Full Service with on-site maintenance, the solution provides the management expertise and fleet leverage to deliver outstanding service to Sherwood Food Distributors. In addition, Ryder’s on-site maintenance operation and team of expert technicians ensure optimal fleet performance.

We Offered:
  • On-site maintenance
  • Fleet reliability through scheduled preventive maintenance
  • Substitute vehicles to minimize downtime in the event of a breakdown
  • Flexibility to add more trucks to the fleet during increased demand
  • Fleet reporting system and cutting-edge diagnostic
The Results:
  • Trucks available on short notice for new markets and locations
  • Replacement trucks and trailers available as back-up in the event of a breakdown
  • Improved fuel efficiency from fleet enhancements like automated transmissions
  • Predictable monthly rate
  • Up-to-date information for full control of their fleet operations
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