Ryder System, Inc., a provider of commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, has announced that its subsidiary, Ryder Mexico, has been recognized by Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), for its commitments to sustainability and its leadership in the Clean Transportation program. Ryder Mexico demonstrated top environmental performance by effectively enrolling 43 of its Mexican carriers in the SEMARNAT Clean Transportation program.
“We continually work with our Mexican carriers to increase awareness of the benefits they can realize by working with SEMARNAT, from optimized fuel efficiency to reduced greenhouse gas emissions,” said Gene Sevilla, vice president of Ryder International Supply Chain Solutions. “The SEMARNAT Clean Transportation program is just one more innovative way we can help our carriers in Mexico drive efficiencies and cost savings in their transportation networks, while also reducing their carbon footprints.”
In Mexico, Ryder manages more than 3.4 million square feet of warehouse space and more than 3 million square feet of yard space, as well as contracts with more than 100 Mexican carriers. The Company also handles more than 11,200 cross-border freight movements between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico per month. Globally, the Ryder Supply Chain Solutions business segment manages approximately 35 million square feet of warehouse space and contracts with more than 1,600 carriers in all modes of transportation in the markets it serves, according to Ryder.