January 9, 2018 9:45 AM, EST

Ryder Adds Logistics Center to Serve Eastern Canada

Ryder System Inc. announced the opening of Logistics Operating Center in London, Ontario, which will primarily serve the Eastern Canada region.

The new facility includes a 30,000-square-foot building with office and cross-docking space as well as parking spaces for 286 trailers and 162 tractors. A total of 210 drivers are domiciled out of the facility along with 55 Ryder employees, according to the Miami-based company.

“This facility is a key element of our cross-border operation between Canada and the U.S.,” Gene Sevilla, Ryder vice president of international supply chain solutions, said in a company release.

Ryder’s new facility is expected to handle more than 3,000 cross-border freight movements a month between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Ryder Supply Chain Solutions ranks No. 13 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America.