Ryder appoints President of Global Supply Chain Solutions

Ryder announced today that Steve Sensing will be appointed President of Global Supply Chain Solutions (SCS). Sensing’s appointment will take effect on March 31, 2015 concurrent with the retirement of John Williford, which was announced in August of 2014.

At this time Ryder will align the SCS organisation into two separate reporting segments. The purpose of this is to increase the focus on the industry groups served within SCS and elevate the profile of the Ryder Dedicated product line.

The dedicated services business would be led by John J. Diez in the new role of President of Ryder Dedicated, reporting directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert E. Sanchez. All other supply chain business will be consolidated under the leadership of Sensing. Sensing will be responsible for management, operations, sales, and the financial performance of Ryder’s SCS business segment.

Prior to his new role, Sensing was the Vice President and General Manager of the High-Technology industry group for the SCS business segment of Ryder. In this role, Sensing served customers in the electronics, telecommunications, medical, technology, appliance manufacturing and retail industries. His responsibilities included strategic planning, developing new products and services, and leading tactical execution for global operations.

Previously, Sensing served as Group Director of Operations for Ryder’s hi-tech and electronics customers in the United States. His responsibilities included overseeing the tactical execution of integrated supply chains for multiple customers, expanding sales, and integrating complex information systems into daily operations.


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