MIAMI, Fla.–Ryder System, Inc. announced that it will be the premier sponsor of the 17th annual Automotive Logistics Global conference, which will be held September 20-22, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Mich. Ryder Chairman and CEO Robert Sanchez will be a keynote speaker at the Ryder-hosted Automotive Logistics Global gala dinner, where he will deliver a presentation on the next wave of disruption, spotlighting the different macro trends and industry disruptors affecting fleets and supply chains today. Additional Ryder guest speakers will include Vice President of Supply Chain Excellence Gary Allen and Vice President of International Supply Chain Solutions Gene Sevilla.
The session titled “Dude, Where’s My Part,” which will be held on September 21 at 11:15 a.m., will include a presentation from Mr. Allen that will follow the global journey of an automotive part. The session will also take a look at supply chain visibility, risk management, and ways to identify and reduce waste. Mr. Sevilla will present at a session titled “Making the Right Decisions about Mexico” on September 21 at 4 p.m. The presentation will explore the important challenges and opportunities presented by a growing marketplace in Mexico and the disruptive influence it has on U.S. logistics.
“The Automotive Global Logistics conference truly is the ideal meeting place for industry executives, from car makers to service providers,” said Darcee Scavone, VP & GM of Automotive, Aerospace & Industrial Operations, Ryder. “Ryder takes great pleasure in sponsoring the event each year and having the opportunity to share its deep industry knowledge and expertise, as well as gain valuable insights from others in the automotive logistics industry.”