Recruiting service salutes Ryder for hiring veterans

Recruiting service salutes Ryder for hiring veterans

Ryder System Inc (NYSE: R) has been named among the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military by, an online recruiting service designed to connect America’s military with civilian careers. Marking the eighth year of its publication in 2016, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

The 2016 MVE for Military presented by DeVry University was open to all US-based companies. Winners were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training, and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. In addition to being recognized in the Military Transition News,’s worldwide military base newspaper, winning employers will also be displayed on the website.

“I congratulate the employers recognized as MVEs today and further thank all of them for their commitment to our country’s veterans and military personnel,” said Tim Best, chief executive officer, Bradley-Morris Inc, parent company of

“This year’s list of Most Valuable Employers for Military winners is a testament to the variety of companies and industries that make it an annual goal to hire transitioning military and veterans. These companies truly embrace and value the level of talent that is ingrained in each military-experienced job seeker.”

The service’s website explains its goals and how potential employers can link with veteran employees:

Published since 2006, MTN (formerly called Civilian Job News) is named to acknowledge the military transition-related content contained in each publication as well as the military transitioner audience it serves.

Each issue is distributed to over 500 military bases and installations across the world in print and to more than 150,000 registered job seekers via email.

Editorial content provides military job seekers with valuable and timely career and transition advice including transition tips, resume advice, and career success stories.

To register for these services, call an account executive at 1-866-801-4418 or click here.

Since joining the US Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes program in November 2011, Ryder has increased the percentage of veterans among its US workforce of more than 27,400 employees from 8% to more than 10%.

In other Ryder news, the company has launched two new commercial vehicle lease products, designed to offer the most flexibility, choice, and control in fleet management.

Until now, Ryder’s traditional Full Service Lease has offered only one option for maintenance. Now customers interested in leasing can choose from three different, flexible Ryder ChoiceLease maintenance options: Full Service, Preventive, and On-Demand. This scalable model enables customers to decide the terms of their lease alongside the level of maintenance they prefer, from total bumper-to-bumper coverage to pay-as-you-go maintenance, accessed only when and where they need it.

Ryder ChoiceLease Full Service is the company’s traditional full-service lease with all maintenance included. Ryder ChoiceLease Preventive allows users to enjoy the financial benefits of a Ryder lease with preventive maintenance on new and used vehicles, enabling them to choose how and where to handle other repairs or maintenance outside of preventive checks. Ryder ChoiceLease On-Demand provides the financial benefits of leasing, combined with access to Ryder’s national maintenance network on a pay-as-you-go basis. The offering is only available on new and used trailers, as well as used power equipment.

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