Ryder Recognized During National Preparedness Month for $1 Million Pledge to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

Pledge of Ongoing Support Enables Red Cross to Prepare for and
Respond to Disasters

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder
System, Inc.
(NYSE:R), a leader in commercial fleet
management
, dedicated
transportation
, and supply
chain
solutions, today announced that it has been recognized by the
American Red Cross for supporting the Annual
Disaster Giving Program
(ADGP). Ryder is also mobilizing its
employees across North America to participate in National Preparedness
Month (September) as the Company leverages this opportunity to promote
and increase awareness around the importance of safety and disaster
preparedness. As an ADGP member, Ryder joins a group of industry leading
companies that have pledged a minimum of $1 million in cash, goods, or
services over a two-year period.


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“As an industry leader in outsourced transportation and logistics
solutions, safety and preparedness are priorities that we live by
everyday at Ryder,” said Robert Sanchez, Ryder Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer. “This new $1 million pledge follows Ryder’s long
history of supporting the American Red Cross’ disaster relief efforts,
bringing our total commitment to more than $3 million in cash donations
and other transportation and logistics related services since 2009.
Ryder’s contribution to the Red Cross’ disaster giving program and our
participation during National Preparedness Month were driven by our
employees’ desire to give back and make a meaningful difference.”

As an ADGP member, Ryder pledges its donations on an ongoing basis, in
advance of major disasters, to ensure the Red Cross can respond
immediately to meet the needs of those affected by disasters of all
sizes. Red Cross services are provided to those in need of assistance at
no cost and regardless of income through the generosity of Red Cross
donors and the general public.

“The American Red Cross relies on the generosity of our volunteers,
donors, and partners to fulfill our lifesaving mission,” said American
Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern. “Thanks to the support of
Ryder and other ADGP companies and foundations, the Red Cross can
immediately respond to the needs of people affected by disasters
whenever and wherever they strike.”

Each year, the Red Cross responds to nearly 66,000 disasters down the
street, across the country, and around the world including home fires,
hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, and wildfires. Individuals
can help people affected by disasters by making a gift to American Red
Cross Disaster Relief. Donations to Disaster Relief enable the Red Cross
to prepare for, respond to, and help people recover from disasters big
and small. Visit redcross.org,
call 1-800-REDCROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10
donation.

About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated
transportation, and supply chain solutions company. Ryder’s stock
(NYSE:R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the
Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Ryder has been named among FORTUNE’s
World’s Most Admired Companies, and has been recognized for its
industry-leading practices in third-party logistics,
environmentally-friendly fleet and supply chain solutions, and
world-class safety and security programs. The Company is a proud member
of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, supporting
national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. For more
information, visit www.ryder.com,
and follow us on our Online
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and social media pages: Facebook,
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Twitter,
Instagram,
and YouTube.

Ryder Charitable Foundation

Established in 1984, the Ryder Charitable Foundation demonstrates
community and industry leadership and inspires trust by supporting
causes that address needs in communities where Ryder does business in
the United States. The Foundation proactively solicits proposals from
and awards grants solely to IRS certified, 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organizations whose goals align with Ryder’s core values in four
strategic pillars – Expertise, Innovation, Safety, and Collaboration.
The Foundation is funded by operating profits of Ryder System, Inc.,
(NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet
management
, dedicated
transportation
, and supply
chain
solutions.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to
victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood;
teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid;
and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a
not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the
generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more
information, please visit redcross.org
or cruzrojaamericana.org,
or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements
and information included in this news release
are
“forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Federal Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward-looking
statements are based on our current plans and expectations and are
subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions.
Accordingly,
these forward-looking statements should be evaluated with consideration
given to the many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results and events to differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements including those risks set forth in our
periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
New
risks emerge from time to time.
It is not possible for management
to predict all such risk factors or to assess the impact of such risks
on our business.
Accordingly, we undertake no obligation to
publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacts

Ryder System, Inc.
Jonathan Mayor, 305-500-3161
Jonathan_C_Mayor@Ryder.com
or
David
Bruce, 305-500-4999
David_Bruce@Ryder.com