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Ryder Systems (NYSE: R) | Company Profile, History, Competitors

 

Ryder Systems (NYSE: R) is a provider of fleet management and supply chain services in North America and UK. It was founded in 1933 and headquartered in Miami, FL.

Ryder Systems provides outsourced transportation solutions for customers. Ryder provides customers with vehicles through multi-year leases or short-term rental agreements. Ryder also provides customers an entire fleet of vehicles and drivers with maintenance and administrative support.

Business Overview

Ryder operates in three main segments.
  • Fleet Management Solutions (60% of 2017 Revenues): Ryder has a suite of services for monitoring and upkeeping commercial vehicles.
  • Dedicated Transportation Solutions (15% of 2017 Revenues): Ryder provides drivers and commercial vehicles on a lease basis for companies. This helps companies focus on the operational side while Ryder provides the transport/delivery side of the business.
  • Supply Chain Solutions (25% of 2017 Revenues): Ryder offers a range of logistics services for outsourced warehousing and inventory management. SCS operates facilities in US, Mexico, Canada and Asia.

Fleet Management Solutions Segment

Ryder provides a range of services for commercial vehicles:
  • ChoiceLease: Ryder provides companies with vehicles and maintenance requirements in agreements lasting three to seven years. Roughly, 130,000 vehicles are covered under this program at end of 2017.
  • Commercial Rental: Ryder provides a spot market service for businesses to rent commercial vehicles. Roughly, 37,000 vehicles are under this program at end of 2017.
  • SelectCare: Ryder provides maintenance coverage for vehicles and fleets. Roughly, 54,000 vehicles are covered under this program at end of 2017.
  • Fuel Services: Ryder provides fuel, fuel cards and fuel monitoring programs to existing customers.

Dedicated Transportation Solutions Segment

Ryder provides customers with an entire fleet of leased vehicles and drivers as well as administrative support. Ryder is able to provide vehicles branded with customer logos and customer-uniformed drivers. The fleet can handle local, regional and multi-stop journeys, delivering goods to either retail or distribution centers.

Supply Chain Solutions Segment

Ryder provides customers with a dedicated product of equipment, drivers, maintenance and administrative support. Dedicated drivers help customers avoid driver shortage. Customers also receive distribution management, transportation management and professional services.

Competitors

Its main competitors are third-party vendors, logistics provides and Penske Truck Leasing. Ryder also faces competition from in-housing by companies themselves.

Management

Robert Sanchez (CEO): Robert Sanchez serves as CEO since 2013. Prior, he served in various roles at Ryder, including President of Fleet Management, EVP of Operations, VP of Transportation and Chief Information Officer.

Art Garcia (CFO): Art Garcia serves as CFO since 2010. Prior, he served in various roles at Ryder, including VP/Controller and Director.

Financials

 $ USD in millions    2013    2014 2015 2016 2017
 Revenues $6,419 $6,639 $6,572 $6,787 $7,330 
 Gross Profit $1,316 $1,386  $1,485  $1,501  $1,464 
 Operating Profit $491 $469  $627  $579  $438 
 Net Income $236 $218 $304  $262  $788 
 EPS$4.57  $4.14  $5.75  $4.94 $14.97