Steve W. Martin is senior vice president of Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) for Ryder System, Inc., a leading commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. In this role, Mr. Martin is responsible for leading the strategic direction, customer satisfaction, growth, and business results of Ryder’s DTS business segment, which is a network of drivers, vehicles, and operations all dedicated to specific customers. He is a member of Ryder’s Executive Leadership Team, reporting to Steve Sensing, president of Ryder’s Global Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) business.
Previously, Mr. Martin served as vice president and general manager of the Automotive, Aerospace & Industrials segment within Ryder’s SCS business where he led teams providing supply chain management for original equipment manufacturers, their supplier and distribution base, as well as a broad range of manufacturing companies. Prior to this position, he served as vice president of operations for Ryder’s DTS business unit where he was responsible for the growth and operational execution of customized transportation solutions for Ryder customers in the United States. He also led Ryder’s Oil & Gas team, focusing on integrated transportation solutions designed to improve safety, service, and cost for customers.
Mr. Martin joined Ryder in 1988 as operations supervisor, supporting the Automotive industry group, and later advanced through the organization to positions of increasing responsibility, both domestically and abroad, leading engineering, quality assurance, and functional teams to support Ryder’s customers in the SCS and DTS business segments.
Mr. Martin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Transportation & Logistics from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He completed an executive leadership program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an executive education series on Negotiations & Decision-Making at Harvard Business School.
Mr. Martin is an active member of the American Trucking Association (ATA), the largest national trade association for the trucking industry.