Ryder Named a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military® by CivilianJobs.com
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it has been named among the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® by CivilianJobs.com, an online recruiting solution designed to connect America’s military with civilian careers. Marking the seventh year of its publication in 2015, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.
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“The distinct logistical, mechanical, and management skills learned through military service are a great asset to Ryder,” said Greg Greene, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Ryder. “The veterans we’ve hired and continue to hire are extremely influential in upholding Ryder’s customer-oriented culture, and their inherent leadership qualities and unique work experiences are what make them invaluable to organizations like ours.”
The 2015 MVE for Military was open to all U.S.-based companies. The winners were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training, and retention plans that best serve military service members, veterans and their families. In addition to being recognized in the May issue of Military Transition News, CivilianJobs.com’s world-wide military base newspaper, winning employers will also be displayed on the CivilianJobs.com website.
“This year’s MVE winners prove that companies are working harder than ever before to hire transitioning military and veterans,” said Tim Best, CEO, Bradley-Morris, Inc., parent company of CivilianJobs.com. “It’s clear they understand, and experience first-hand, the benefits of hiring from a pool of such highly-skilled and dependable candidates. I want to personally thank all of these companies for their commitment to our country’s veterans.”
Veterans seeking employment at Ryder can visit the Company’s military landing page at www.ryder.com/military. The page is designed with special features to help veterans match their skills with open positions at 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 Newsroom, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
The CivilianJobs.com Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. The MVE recognition is produced by CivilianJobs.com, where America’s military connects with civilian careers. CivilianJobs.com, with parent company Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., together deliver the largest military-to-civilian footprint available to companies seeking to recruit and hire from the military talent pool. BMI is based in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.
About Military Transition News (MTN)
Published since 2005, Military Transition News is a bi-monthly multi-media publication (print / e-mail / web) featuring practical information for job seekers, including resume and interviewing tips, transition planning and strategy recommendations, company profiles, and advice from transition experts. MTN is distributed to military bases worldwide via military transition classes, through Military Transition Offices (TAP and ACAP), military hospitals, USO centers and email distribution.