Ryder unveiled RyderElectric+ as a new turnkey EV fleet solution offering combined EV & charging capabilities that claim to make EV solutions easier for customers
A leading player in the supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, Ryder System recently unveiled RyderElectric+TM as its new turnkey electric vehicle (EV) fleet solution. In an officially released statement, the company noted that its solution will partner with customers throughout the full journey of fleet electrification and will serve as a centralized source for Ryder’s best-in-class fleet-management services in financing, facility infrastructure, charging, and maintenance for commercial EVs.
Adding further, it said that electrification advisors are designed to help customers assess vehicle fit, estimate potential emission reduction and total cost impact, evaluate charging service requirements, provide guidance on the availability of potential grants, and build out an EV transition roadmap.
As per the company, its new offering navigates the EV landscape for customers and provides electrification advisors, vehicles, charging, telematics, and maintenance all for one price.
“By combining our expertise, advisory services, and relationships with vehicle manufacturers and charging companies, as well as our integration with telematics providers, we help companies build and maintain an electric fleet that fits their needs. We aim to help make the integration of electric vehicles as seamless as possible by offering solutions that are streamlined through one provider at one cost,” stated Karen Jones, CMO and head of new product innovation at Ryder.
Notably, RyderElectric+ provides access to Ryder’s inventory of advanced vehicle technology as well as the company’s national maintenance footprint, 24/7 emergency roadside assistance, on-the-road usage/telematics for fleet insights, and EV chargers at select Ryder locations. The solution will be introduced at ACT Expo in Anaheim, California.
Group director for the company’s advanced vehicle technology, Carlo Rodriguez commented, “As demand and adoption of commercial EVs continue to accelerate across the transportation and logistics industries, this latest offering provides Ryder customers with an end-to-end solution for zero-emission commercial fleet management, deployment, fueling, and maintenance.”
Ryder System, Inc. is a leading logistics and transportation company providing supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, including warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfilment, last-mile delivery, managed transportation, professional drivers, freight brokerage, full-service leasing, maintenance, commercial truck rental, and used vehicle sales to some global brands. It recently announced a plan to introduce 4,000 BrightDrop Zevo 600 and Zevo 400 electric vans to its lease and rental fleet through 2025.