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Ryder appoints SVP to Ryder Dedicated

MIAMI, Fla.–Ryder System, Inc. announced today John Diez has been appointed to Senior Vice President of Ryder Dedicated. In this role, reporting to President of Global Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) John Williford, Diez is responsible for setting the strategic direction of Ryder Dedicated, which combines vehicles, drivers, and administrative services with drivers and additional value-added services, all dedicated to a specific customer.

“We continue to see significant growth opportunity for our Ryder Dedicated solution, which helps businesses navigate through some of today’s toughest transportation challenges,” said Mr. Williford. “John’s leadership and proven track record of success at Ryder will ensure that we continue to add value for customers and meet the needs of companies that no longer wish to manage their fleets on their own.”

Ryder Dedicated provides turnkey transportation solutions for companies with specialized equipment or product handling needs, complex routes, rigorous service level agreements, or high driver turnover. With this service offering, private fleets can adapt to changing demand, staffing, and service needs by utilizing highly-skilled, safe drivers that are hired, trained, and managed by Ryder. In addition, Ryder can help fleets meet their unique handling needs with specialized vehicles and equipment customized for their industry and operation, and expertly maintained by a network of 5,000 Ryder technicians.

Prior to his new role at Ryder,  Diez was the Senior Vice President of Asset Management. In this role, he was responsible for leading commercial rental and used vehicles sales operations in the United States and Canada, as well as procuring all vehicles and related parts.