As a leader in transportation and logistics, Ryder is driven by innovative people and technology. Working behind the scenes with over 50,000 customers, including many top global brands, Ryder is an important part of the circulatory system of the nation’s economy, creating an efficient, reliable flow of the goods we use every day.
Recognized by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the world’s most admired companies, Ryder began in 1933 when a 19-year old entrepreneur named Jim Ryder made a $29 payment on a Ford Model A truck. Jim hired a former classmate and together they kept the truck running up to 22 hours a day hauling supplies to build art deco hotels on Miami Beach. Today, Ryder remains headquartered in Miami, and has grown to more than 34,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of $6.8 billion.
In communities across the country, Ryder has also built a legacy of service, providing funding and expertise to charitable organizations that reflect the company’s core values of expertise, innovation, safety and community collaboration. In Miami, Ryder is the founding benefactor of Ryder Trauma Center, a tier-one center recognized worldwide for innovation and success in saving lives regardless of patients’ ability to pay. Today, Ryder Trauma Center is officially designated to treat the President of the United States in case of emergency, and is home to the U.S. Army Trauma Training Center, where all Army Forward Surgical Teams train to treat soldiers injured on the battlefield.
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