Master Halco outsources to Ryder

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Ryder System announced that it has been awarded a Dedicated Contract Carriage and transportation management contract with Master Halco Inc., the world’s leading distributor and manufacturer of perimeter security and fencing.

Under the contract, Ryder will assume all private fleet responsibilities for Master Halco’s 48 U.S. and six Canada locations, utilizing a turnkey package that includes 116 vehicles, drivers and fleet management, and preventive and programmed maintenance for the equipment.

Ryder says its DCC service is a customized suite of transportation management services for the delivery of a customer’s products that optimizes its fleet operations and allows its management to be more focused on core business issues.

“Ryder looks forward to implementing best practices and processes throughout Master Halco’s transportation operations to support their industry-leading manufacturing and distribution operations,” says Rosario Rizzo, senior vice president and general manager of Dedicated Contract Carriage for Miami-based Ryder.

Additionally, Ryder says it will develop and manage a customized transportation solution and common processes across the entire Master Halco enterprise for common carrier services, combining leading technology, a dedicated team and a clear understanding of Master Halco’s distribution requirements, supporting its transportation network to their end customer base.

“We have confidence in Ryder’s transportation and logistics capabilities and expertise to drive operational excellence throughout our operations,” says Steve Smiley, vice president of strategic supply and logistics for Orange, Calif.-based Master Halco.