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By: Ryder Truck Rental & Leasing  09-12-2011
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Fuel Storage Tank Management
Ryder performs remote monitoring of 400+ locations and compliance management for 1800+ storage tanks, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through a wholly owned subsidiary, Ryder Fuel Compliance Services.

Spill Response
Ryder has established emergency response procedures for vehicular and facility spills and releases. The Company uses an emergency spill response center which operates 24-hours a day, 356 days a year to expedite the dispatch of emergency spill response teams to spill sites anywhere in the U.S. Ryder has also developed a Vehicle Spill Kit that is placed onboard Ryder trucks. This kit contains everything a driver needs for fast, effective spill response - it has been so popular and effective that specialized kits are now made available for Customer needs.

Emergency Spill Plans
We can assist in developing and implementing emergency spill response and spill prevention control and countermeasure plans.

Ryder has a dedicated Environmental Services program that includes designated coordinators at every field location with environmental oversight, and a field-based environmental awareness training program to make sure they have the resources necessary to perform.

Ryder's Environmental Services Department, which reports to the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, performs more than 600 environmental audits annually to ensure compliance with environmental laws and Company standards. The Company also conducts approximately 300 environmental due diligence investigations each year. Investigations support all property acquisitions and dispositions, lease renewals and lease terminations, and corporate acquisitions or sales.

State Trust Fund Reimbursements
We can help you identify eligible expenses from all storage tank remediation projects for petroleum state trust fund reimbursement.

Stormwater Management
Ryder helps you prepare a permit application and comply with requirements, if needed.

Vehicle Washwater Issues
We can help you develop a cost-effective strategy to meet regulatory requirements.

ISO 19001 and 14001 Certification, Certified Quality Management Systems, Certified Environmental Management Systems
Ryder has achieved ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications at several customer sites including locations in the UK, Brazil, Mexico, and Canada. As a business to business provider, Ryder pursues ISO certification or equivalency standards on an as-needed basis where Ryder and the customer agree certification can produce a measurable benefit.

Waste Management
Ryder has been dedicated to proactive waste management practices for more than a decade, with onsite and offsite recycle and reuse technologies. Typical wastes generated are those associated with vehicle maintenance and fueling activities. Through partnerships with vendors and the implementation of technologies designed to better manage and maintain vehicles, Ryder has achieved significant reductions in several vehicle-related waste streams.

Ryder recycles:
  • Solvents/Part Cleaners
  • Oils
  • Batteries
  • Automotive Filters
  • Tires
  • Drums
  • Electronic Wastes, Computers, Printers
  • Paints/Thinners
  • Vehicle and Engine Parts
  • Coolants
  • Paper, Cardboard, Packaging
  • Scrap Metal
  • CFC Refrigerants and Canisters

Improving Air Quality
Ryder has reduced the amount of sulfur emitted from diesel powered engines by providing ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuel at all U.S. fueling operations. Ryder also provides biodiesel supplies in areas where this fuel is mandated by regulation. Ryder has also worked with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and vehicle engine manufacturers to provide customers with a "green" truck alternative - RydeGreen™.

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