Ryder Supply Chain Executive to Speak at Packaging Conference
MIAMI, Jan 28, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Copyright Business Wire 2013
Ryder System, Inc., (NYSE: R), a leader in supply
chain, warehousing, and transportation management solutions, today
announced that Keli Parker-Schneider, Senior Global Director of New
Products and Services for Ryder
Supply Chain Solutions, will be a featured speaker at the 2013
Packaging Conference, which will be held February 4-6, 2013, at the
Ritz Carlton, Buckhead, in Atlanta, Ga. Produced by Plastic Technologies
and SBA-CCI, Inc., the Packaging Conference is expected to draw more
than 250 attendees to discuss the latest initiatives in the packaging
industry, including next-generation materials, business strategies,
sustainability efforts, process developments, and more. Mrs.
Parker-Schneider, whose presentation highlights product optimization,
will discuss strategies to optimize total delivered cost from concept
through delivery by linking brand image, design, manufacturing, and
logistics. Her presentation will take place Tuesday, February 5, at 1:30
p.m. during Session Five.
"From new product launches to seasonal fluctuations or changing retailer
shelving requirements, consumer packaged goods companies are continually
faced with changing market conditions that require packaging
flexibility," said Mrs. Parker-Schneider. "Ryder provides packaging
solutions that give companies the flexible, supplemental capacity they
need at a competitive cost."
Ryder offers state-of-the-art primary and secondary food and non-food
packaging facilities in many U.S. markets. Ryder's design and
implementation capabilities are offered in both turnkey and adaptable
formats. Combined with the company's source-to-shelf services, Ryder
offers unique packaging solutions to help customers get their products
where they need them, when they need them.
Ryder is a FORTUNE 500(R) commercial transportation, logistics and supply
chain management solutions company. Ryder's stock (NYSE:R) is a
component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard &
Poor's 500 Index. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder
as a top third party logistics provider and green supply chain partner.
Ryder has also been ranked three years in a row as one of the top 250
U.S. companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings. In addition, Security
Magazine has named Ryder one of the top companies for security practices
in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector.
Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving
Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and
response efforts. For more information, visit www.ryder.com
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SOURCE: Ryder System, Inc.