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Ryder Launches Mobile RydeSmart® 3.0 App

  Ryder Launches Mobile RydeSmart® 3.0 App

  Mobile Application Will Bring Ryder Telematics System to iPhone® and iPad®
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Business Wire

MIAMI -- December 11, 2012

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in transportation and supply chain
management solutions, today announced it has launched a mobile application of
its onboard telematics system RydeSmart 3.0® for the iPhone® and iPad®
devices. With this application, existing RydeSmart customers will be able to
track their vehicles and access real-time data on their fleets from their
mobile devices at any location, any time of the day. In only seconds,
customers will be able to access detailed maps and check the movement and
status of their fleets. The new RydeSmart application for the iPhone and iPad
is free and can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store or www.rydesmart.com.

Ryder has launched a mobile application of its onboard telematics system
RydeSmart 3.0® for the iPad ...

Ryder has launched a mobile application of its onboard telematics system
RydeSmart 3.0® for the iPad® and iPhone® devices. (Photo: Business Wire)

“In this business where fleets are constantly on the move, our customers need
the tools to make decisions about rerouting vehicles or responding to
emergencies at a moment’s notice,” said John Gleason, Senior Vice President of
Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) Sales & Marketing for Ryder. “With this new
app, dispatchers and fleet managers no longer have to be tied to their office
computers in order to view the status of their vehicles. Now, they can
conveniently access real-time fleet data even when they are on the go through
their iPhones or iPads.”

The RydeSmart 3.0 mobile application allows the user to pinpoint exactly where
a vehicle or group of vehicles is located and their direction and speed. The
app also provides detailed map views as well as key vehicle data, such as hard
breaking events.

RydeSmart 3.0 is a full-featured GPS fleet location, tracking, and vehicle
performance management system offered to Ryder’s customers. A compact hardware
and software unit that is installed in the vehicle and connects to its
existing computer and diagnostics systems, RydeSmart 3.0 communicates
wirelessly via a dedicated and secure connection to a Web-based application
that can be accessed by fleet, safety, and driver managers. RydeSmart 3.0
enables customers to improve the performance of their fleets by continuously
monitoring vehicles’ location, mileage, speed, and direction, as well as other
performance and diagnostic data – such as idle time, fuel consumption, average
speed, miles logged, and hard braking events. It offers a robust mapping
capability that includes a “bird’s eye view” of vehicles on the road and the
ability to obtain a street-level perspective. Additionally, it provides a
history playback that can show a vehicle’s 48-hour history; information on
traffic conditions in real-time; and extensive analytics reporting on vehicle
and driver performance metrics. With this new mobile application, RydeSmart
3.0 will now be accessible at user’s fingertips without a computer.

Ryder offers one of the largest lease fleets with a telematics offering in the
industry, with more than 22,000 units of RydeSmart installed. For more
information, please visit www.rydesmart.com.

                                 About Ryder

Ryder is a FORTUNE 500® 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
and follow us on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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.

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Contact:

Ryder System, Inc.
Cindy Haas, 305-500-4526
Cindy_Haas@Ryder.com
or
Marilu Del Toro, 305-500-3161
Marilu_DelToro@Ryder.com
 
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