MIAMI — Ryder System, Inc., a global transportation, supply chain management, and warehousing solutions company, has been awarded a multi-year contract by the United States Postal Service (USPS). Under the contract, Ryder will develop and manage a customized transportation solution to optimize the USPS’ non-mail freight transportation network nationwide, supporting USPS locations nationally and internationally. Ryder will provide transportation procurement, shipment planning and execution, compliance management, and other related services. The rollout is expected to be complete in November 2005.