MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R), a leading supply chain, dedicated transportand fleet management solutions, announces the further expansion of Ryder Last Mile, its customizable tiered delivery solution for large and bulky goods. With new fulfillment centers in the Nashville, Tennessee and Boise, Idaho areas, two of the 20 fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States, Ryder is addressing the growing need for last mile delivery services for major appliances appliances, furniture, exercise equipment, etc. , as populations evolve with the ability to work remotely.
Just outside of downtown Nashville, the new Ryder last mile A multi-client warehouse in Smyrna, Tennessee opened in February at 100,000 square feet and can be expanded to accommodate customer growth as well as seasonal and market fluctuations. And earlier this month, just outside Boise, Ryder opened a 70,000 square foot multi-client facility in Caldwell, Idaho, also with room for expansion.
“We have made the decision to invest in the Nashville and Boise markets for this latest expansion of our last mile delivery network as it aligns with our broader strategy to continually bring our customers closer to their end consumers. “said Steve Sensing, president of supply chain solutions for Ryder. “With booming populations and quick access to highway and rail networks, these two new markets are driving time to market, which is essential in today’s highly competitive environment and vital for growth strategies. of our customers.
With over 100 additional locations, the Ryder Last Mile network covers 95% of the United States, including Puerto Rico and Hawaii, within two days.
Customizable delivery options include four service levels: Front Door; Above the threshold; Room of choice; and White-Glove Delivery, which includes assembly, connection and installation.
And to enhance the Ryder Last Mile customer experience, Ryder continues to invest heavily in visibility technology such as RyderViewMT, which allows consumers to schedule their deliveries at their convenience, then easily track their orders in real time. At point of delivery, RyderView offers electronic proof of delivery and an option for customers to complete an automated survey.
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) is a leading logistics and transportation company. He offers supply chain, dedicated transportand fleet management solutions, including full service lease, rentand maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillmentand last mile delivery services, to some of the world’s most recognized brands. Ryder provides services in the United States, Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Ryder manages nearly 239,000 commercial vehicles and operates more than 330 warehouses, covering more than 80 million square feet. Ryder is consistently recognized for its leading practices in third-party logistics, technology-driven innovations, commercial vehicle maintenance, environmentally responsible solutions, corporate social responsibility, safety programs and world-class security, military veteran recruitment initiatives and the hiring of a diverse workforce. www.ryder.com
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