Ryder Launches www.RyderSafetyServices.com

- New Site Offers Resources For Safety Products and Services Including DOT

Drug and Alcohol Testing and Compliance, Training, Security Products and

Regulatory Compliance Materials -

Apr 19, 2004, 01:00 ET from Ryder System, Inc.

    MIAMI, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:   R), a
 global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions,
 recently launched its RyderSafetyServices.com Web site.  This one-stop Web-
 based transportation industry resource provides fleet owners and other
 interested parties access to safety-related products, compliance services,
 training and information from some of the most well-known and respected names
 in the Safety and Regulatory Compliance industry.
     The site offers safety products and services including:  DOT Drug and
 Alcohol Testing and Compliance Services; Training Resources; Vehicle and
 Personal Safety Equipment; Security Products; and Regulatory Compliance
 Materials.  Viewers can browse various product and service categories and find
 a product description, supplier, cost and package quantity to assist in their
 ordering process.  The site also provides customers access to Ryder's national
 listing of Safety Training schedules, including contact information.
     "Assuring the safety and health of our employees, customers, suppliers and
 contractors is a critical focus that defines the very essence of who we are as
 a company," said Ryder Executive Vice President Vicki A. O'Meara, who leads
 the Company's Safety, Health & Security organization.   "This Web site is part
 of Ryder's overall strategy of leveraging opportunities to bring greater value
 to customers, while also developing new businesses built upon the Company's
 core competencies.  Ryder's main objective with RyderSafetyServices.com is to
 become universally recognized as the industry's leading online safety
     RyderSafetyServices.com also provides visitors with full e-commerce
 capabilities, including the ability to purchase products and services online.
 In addition, the site offers pertinent regulatory updates in its "What's New"
 Section.  In the checkout process, users will view availability and shipping
 methods on ordered products and receive accurate information on expected
 arrival and shipping times.
     For more information or to visit the new site, it can be accessed from the
 www.Ryder.com link or through the distinct www.RyderSafetyServices.com Web
 address.  Users can also access products and services or place orders by
 calling to 1-800-SAFETY1.
                                  About Ryder
     Ryder is a Fortune 500 company providing leading-edge transportation,
 logistics and supply chain management solutions worldwide.  Ryder's stock
 (NYSE:   R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the
 Standard & Poor's 500 Index.  For more information about Ryder System, Inc.,
 visit www.ryder.com.

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