Ryder System, Inc. has named John H. Williford president of global supply chain solutions. In the newly created position, he will be responsible for the global management, operations, sales & marketing and financial performance of the company’s supply chain business segment, Ryder said.
Williford comes to Ryder from Golden Gate Logistics LLC, where he had been president & CEO since 2006. Previously, Williford worked 25 years for Consolidated Freightways, most recently as president & CEO of the company’s supply chain business, Menlo Worldwide.
Ryder also announced that The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has renewed a three-year dedicated contract carriage (DCC) transportation contract with Ryder, under which the carrier will manage delivery from the paper’s print facilities to its circulation distribution centers in the Atlanta metro area.