MIAMI – Sherwood Food Distributors — a privately held national distributor of fresh and frozen meat, poultry, and deli products — has renewed its contract and expanded its fleet through Ryder’s Full Service Lease (FSL) product offering. Under the multi-year contract, Ryder supports Sherwood’s transportation operations with a full-service lease solution, providing a combined fleet of more than 250 power units and refrigerated trailers. Ryder also provides contract maintenance services for refrigerated trailers owned by Sherwood. Ryder performs maintenance services for the leased fleet and for Sherwood’s trailers onsite at Sherwood’s locations in Detroit, Michigan, and Maple Heights, Ohio. Ryder’s FSL and maintenance service offering is a customized transportation solution that provides customers with vehicles and a variety of support services including emergency roadside assistance; preventive maintenance services; fueling; equipment evaluations and specifications; administrative support; and driver safety services.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials