Postal Fleet Services selects Ryder for natural gas vehicle solution in four states; 20 CNG heavy-duty trucks
Ryder System announced that Postal Fleet Services has signed a full-service agreement for 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty vehicles supporting mail delivery operations in Orlando, Fla., Lafayette, La., Jackson, Miss., and La Vergne, Tenn.
Postal Fleet Services has relied on Ryder for fleet leasing and maintenance solutions for more than 10 years. The 20 CNG fueled vehicles will now be added to the existing fleet of Ryder diesel-powered vehicles that already supports Postal Fleet Services’ mail distribution operations.
The vehicles will be serviced by Ryder’s maintenance network of natural gas trained technicians within Ryder’s maintenance facilities that meet the compliance requirements for servicing advanced fueled vehicles.
Ryder is the leader in natural gas vehicle (NGV) solutions for the commercial transportation industry, with more than 90 million miles of experience, 22 NGV maintenance facilities, and more than 5,500 NGV trained maintenance and support personnel.With the deployment of the NGVs in Postal Fleets Services’ fleet in
Tennessee and Mississippi, Ryder has now expanded its NGV offering into 16 states and two Canadian provinces.
Ryder has CNG and Liquefied natural gas (LNG) customers in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and in both Ontario and Quebec, Canada.
Ryder also operates Liquefied to Compressed Natural Gas (LCNG) fuel stations at its Fontana and Orange, Calif., service locations where Ryder has partnered with Clean Energy Fuels to offer renewable natural gas, the cleanest fuel available today.