2000s: The New Millenium
Operations are reorganized and Greg Swienton’s role expands to President and Chief Executive Officer.
Ryder opens web-enabled transportation management center in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas to manage customers’ freight shipments through a network of more than 1,500 providers of ground, air, rail and ocean freight shipping.
Ryder launches its Asia-Pacific headquarters, following the acquisition of Singapore-based Ascent Logistics.
Company launches online tracking tools, and web sites including RyderFleetProducts.com and UsedTrucks.www.tiyi32.icu.
Ryder is the first transportation industry to receive the National Safety Council’s highest honor, the Green Cross for Safety medal.
Tony Burns retires from the Board and Greg Swienton is named Chairman.
Ryder acquires U.S.-based General Truck Leasing and RUAN Leasing Company, and expands international operations into Chile.
Ryder opens smaller, more efficient global headquarters in Miami.
Ryder celebrates 35 Years in the U.K.
Ryder marks its golden anniversary in Canada with the acquisition of Ontario-based Pollock Nationa Lease.
Affordable integrated wireless, GPS, and computer technology increases the safety, security, and efficiency of customers’ fleets
Ryder celebrates its 75th anniversary.
The company publishes its first Corporate Responsibility Report, highlighting Ryder’s progress in environmental innovation, governance, safety and security, and charitable giving.
Ryder announces its national charitable partnership with a $1 million donation to the American Red Cross.
Ryder becomes certified as a Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL) in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) for logistics operations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.