J. Steven Sensing

President, Supply Chain Solutions and Dedicated Transportation Solutions

Steven Sensing

Steve Sensing is president of Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) and Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) at Ryder System, Inc., a leading supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions company. In this role, Mr. Sensing is responsible for the management, operations, sales, and financial performance of Ryder’s SCS and DTS businesses leading a network of drivers, vehicles, distribution, transportation, e-commerce, and warehouse operations, as well as a shared network of e-fulfillment and “big and bulky” last mile locations dedicated to specific customers. He is a member of Ryder’s executive leadership team.

Previously, Mr. Sensing served as the vice president and general manager of the Technology and Healthcare industry groups for Ryder SCS. He worked with customers in the electronics, telecommunications, medical, technology, and appliance manufacturing industries, and his responsibilities included strategic planning, developing new products and services, and leading tactical execution for global operations.

With a Ryder career spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Sensing joined the company in 1992 as general manager leading the operations of Dedicated Contract Carriage solutions for regional accounts. He subsequently served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including group manager for Ryder Dedicated; director of customer Logistics Distribution Management; and group director of operations for Ryder Integrated Supply Chain Solutions. His experience includes overseeing the network design and operation of Ryder solutions in dedicated transportation, transportation management, network optimization, distribution management, sales, operations, engineering, LEAN, and IT.

Before joining Ryder, Mr. Sensing served as transportation manager for Trans Fleet Enterprises/Northern Telecom, where he was responsible for managing private fleet operations in the United States.

Mr. Sensing earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he majored in Logistics and Transportation. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 2013, and a strategic innovation session at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.

Mr. Sensing is a member of the advisory board for the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business.

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