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Transportation Management

Our Transportation Management solution serves one purpose: streamline your transportation network so we can eliminate time consuming activities and costs.

Accessibility A network of over 2,100 carriers

$4.4B Of freight spend annually

9M Shipments through five global control towers

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Your transportation network should be flexible, efficient, and perfectly in tune with the dynamic nature of your business. But, managing a transportation network can be time consuming and costly. Like many shippers, you may be looking for ways to reduce freight costs, improve service levels, and drive efficiencies. That’s where we can help. From network design and optimization to planning, procurement, and tracking shipments, Ryder offers the insight, management expertise, purchasing power, and standard operating practices it takes to improve visibility, make better use of assets, reduce costs, and improve customer service.

With Ryder Transportation Management, you also get:

  • Freight Bill Audit & Payment
  • Price benchmarking
  • Carrier sourcing and contracting
  • Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Shipment planning and execution
  • Mode optimization
  • On-time performance reporting
  • Assured capacity

Real-World Example: Windmill Farms

With a dramatic seasonal peak during the annual spring planting season, Windmill Farms Nurseries needed a transportation solution to scale with their business needs and allow them to focus on their core business. Windmill Farms contracted Ryder for a dedicated solution with transportation management to give the Florida nursery the flexibility to manage seasonal demand and deliver exceptional customer service with on-time deliveries and highly-trained, professional drivers.

We Offered:
  • Guaranteed trucks and drivers for up to 70 truckloads per week
  • Professionally trained dedicated drivers
  • Route planning and backhauls
  • Maintenance and access to replacement vehicles
  • Ensured on-time delivery on same day, next day orders
  • Full visibility into transportation network
The Results:
  • 800,000 miles traveled annually
  • 91% improvement in reusable rack returns
  • 12% increased cube utilization
  • $270,000 in direct costs saved through equipment management 
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