Tuesday, August 04, 2020 6:55 AM

Ryder Showcases Supply Chain Capabilities with New “Ever better™ World of Logistics” Marketing Campaign

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions, announces the launch of its new brand awareness advertising campaign “Ever better™ World of Logistics,” which highlights how Ryder's e-commerce fulfillment, last-mile delivery, warehousing, transportation, and visibility technology solutions keep supply chains moving to consistently meet ever-escalating consumer demands.

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In Ryder's new brand campaign “Ever better™ World of Logistics,” consumers have access to the essential products and brands they rely on daily – all delivered by Ryder’s e-commerce fulfillment, last-mile delivery, warehousing, transportation, and visibility technology solutions.  (Photo: Business Wire)

In Ryder's new brand campaign “Ever better™ World of Logistics,” consumers have access to the essential products and brands they rely on daily – all delivered by Ryder’s e-commerce fulfillment, last-mile delivery, warehousing, transportation, and visibility technology solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

“In an Ever better™ World of Logistics, consumers have access to the essential products and the brands that they rely on every day,” says Steve Sensing, president of global supply chain solutions for Ryder. “That means supply chains must keep innovating. They must be nimble and resilient to weather, market disruptions, and volatility. That’s what Ryder does for our customers and, now more than ever, as supply chains are feeling the impacts of the pandemic, we need to get the word out that Ryder can help.”

Historically known for its more visible commercial truck rental and leasing business, Ryder’s new brand campaign highlights the work the company does behind the scenes, optimizing supply chains for some of the world’s biggest brands. The campaign is the first in size and scope since 2014 when Ryder introduced its Ever better™ logo and tagline to communicate how outsourcing with Ryder improves supply chain and fleet performance.

The new Ever better™ World of Logistics campaign features 60-, 30-, and 15-second commercials for addressable and connected TV as well as display ads, paid search, a microsite, and downloadable content for targeted online audiences, and print advertising in top business and trade publications. The ads, shot on location at several customer facilities, are highly stylized and supported by an original score. The entire campaign, from ideation to execution, was created in-house by Ryder’s marketing team in less than two months.

“We needed to get our message out quickly. Supply chains are reeling from the pandemic, and Ryder can stand them back up and ensure they’re agile enough to respond to the next big disruption,” says Karen Jones, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Ryder. “The challenge has been that, for more than 87 years now, people have seen our trucks on the road, and they think that’s all we do. The Ever better™ World of Logistics campaign is designed to give companies a glimpse behind the scenes to see how our people draw on Ryder’s decades of logistics experience and expertise, along with cutting-edge technology, to engineer and optimize some of the world’s most sophisticated supply chain networks. Who can tell that story better than our own customers and people?”

The television, digital, and print ads embody Ryder’s end-to-end warehousing, e-commerce fulfillment, last-mile delivery, transportation management, and logistics solutions. The advertising will feature headlines such as “Ever Moving,” “Ever Engineering,” “Ever Rolling,” “Ever Reaching,” and “Ever Delivering.”

The Ever better™ World of Logistics campaign launched with digital ads on July 27, followed by television on August 1. The print campaign is slated for September. Running through December 31, the advertisements can be viewed in publications like The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Business, Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as select logistics industry publications, and on cable, satellite, and streaming TV services, such as Direct TV and Amazon Firestick.

For more information on Ryder’s logistics and supply chain business solutions, visit www.ryder.com.

Notes to Editors

Creative team credits:

  • Vice President of Marketing: Stephany Wicky, Ryder
  • Creative Director: Soni Laing, Group Dir. Advertising/Marketing, Ryder
  • Writer: Mike Dill, Sr. Copywriter, Ryder
  • Producer: Erick Bello, Video Services, Ryder
  • Location Producer: Larry Hart, Lighthouse Media Productions
  • Director of Photography: Jose Cassella
  • Original Music Score and Sonic Brand Mnemonic: Yessian Music
  • Media Planning & Buying: Accordant Media and hunterblu media

About Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) is a leading transportation and logistics company. It provides supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions, including full service leasing, rental, and maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, and last mile delivery services, to some of the world’s most-recognized brands. Ryder provides services throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. In addition, Ryder manages more than 250,000 commercial vehicles and operates more than 300 warehouses encompassing approximately 55 million square feet. Ryder is regularly recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, technology-driven innovations, commercial vehicle maintenance, environmentally friendly solutions, corporate social responsibility, world-class safety and security programs, military veteran recruitment initiatives, and the hiring of a diverse workforce. www.ryder.com

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements and information included in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current plans and expectations and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Accordingly, these forward-looking statements should be evaluated with consideration given to the many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements including those risks set forth in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for management to predict all such risk factors or to assess the impact of such risks on our business. Accordingly, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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Anne Hendricks
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AMHendricks@Ryder.com

Amy Federman
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Source: Ryder System, Inc.

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