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Ryder honours top carriers of the year

MIAMI, Fla.–Ryder System, Inc. has announced its top carrier selections for the annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value, and innovation for the last full calendar year. Ryder purchases and/or executes over $5 billion annually in freight moves on behalf of its customers, the company said.


“Much of what we do for our customers is made possible thanks in part to the support we receive from our carriers,” said Dave Belter, Vice President and General Manager of Transportation Management for Ryder. “We thank and congratulate them for going above and beyond to ensure that goods are moved in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.”

The Ryder Carrier Quality Award Recipients are as follows:


LTL National Carrier                         Con-way Freight

LTL Regional Carrier                         AAA Cooper Transportation

LTL Regional Carrier                         Dayton Freight Lines

Canadian TL Carrier                         Bison Transport, Inc.

Canadian LTL Carrier                       Midland Transport Limited

National Flatbed                               Melton Truck Lines, Inc.

Specialized Flatbed                         Expedited Logistics and Freight Services LLC

Intermodal                         J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.

Brokerage                           Command Transportation

National Dry Van                              U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Regional Dry Van                              Cowan Systems LLC

Temperature Controlled                               Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc.

International Maritime Commerce                           Atlantic Carrier Line

Freight Forwarder                           Pilot Freight

Truckload Carrier                              FedEx Supply Chain Systems, Inc.

Regional Carrier                                Jet Express, Inc.

Spot Buy Carrier                               RSP Express, Inc.