“I really enjoy driving for Ryder because I believe management really cares about my safety.?I am?given the tools?resources to serve our customers in a safe and timely way.?I am?captain of the ship and that is very important to?me. Thanks Ryder.” -Joe Spano Dedicated Driver, 5+?years?with Ryder
“I joined Ryder in 2008 through the Driver Development Program with the goal to become a team driver, partnering with my?husband. The program prepared me with hands-on experience serving Ryder Clients. Ryder is a strong company that?offered me the opportunity to make the most money?I had?ever made and allows us an excellent livelihood, weekends at?home and great benefits.” -Debra McLeskey Team Driver, 11 years with Ryder
“In 2007, I was given the opportunity to join the Ryder team through the DDP program.?I have?always been grateful for the?way I was treated during the training program. Over the years?I’ve?slowly transitioned from driver to supervisor and now to?Customer Logistics Manager. Because of the DDP program and through internal promotions, I consider myself to be a?Ryder success story for this program.” -Benjamin Boring, Customer Logistics Manager that has been with Ryder for 12 years
“My drivers mean everything to me because without them Ryder?wouldn’t?even exist! Our drivers are the?first?people to see?our customers and for that reason I treat them like gold.? Most people?don’t?even realize?how?difficult?it is?to drive a?tractor/trailer 80,000 lbs. down the road.? We take pride in our drivers because not?anybody?can do this kind of work.? So,?drivers to me mean everything.” -Al Flores, Logistics Manager that has?been with?Ryder for 20 years
“Starting from the top of our organization, we are a driver focused company. They provide the service we sell to our customers and are the face of their company and ours.? To ensure we provide the best service possible to our customers, we focus on supporting our most important resource and that is our drivers.? They deserve a competitive wage, late model equipment that will keep them safe and productive, and a management team that understands their challenges, recognizes their efforts and supports their ambitions.? I’m proud to say that Ryder is a company that provides the opportunities to make driving a great carrier for key talent in our industry.” -Jonathan Hanebuth Director of Transportation that has been with Ryder for 14 years
“Our Driver teammates are the beating heart of our team. We rely on them every day to represent Ryder to our customers, and I couldn’t ask for a better group & team that what we have. Our drivers continually want to improve our overall Safety, and when there is that kind of engagement you know you’ve got the right members on the Team. The CDT’s that we have on our Team are relied upon as much as any other training support we have in the Company.”? -Glenn Stept Director of Customer Logistics that has been with Ryder for 30 years
“My career at Ryder began in 2008 as a driver in Ohio.? My journey has taken me to Texas and now back to Ohio.? I was able to progress to the roll of recruiter and promoted to Recruiter II all without having to leave the company.? One of the attributes I like to share with my candidates is the number of opportunities available at Ryder.? ?I love to use my own successes as both a driver and recruiter working in Ohio, Texas and back to Ohio; three jobs in two states and I never had to quit, all with managements’ support. ?This is always well received by applicants and something I’m very proud of.” -Todd Swanson Recruiter II that has been with Ryder for 11 years?