Bridgestone, Ryder extend contract

March 23, 2005

Bridgestone Firestone Tire North American Tire LLC (BFNT) will continue to supply Ryder System Inc. with new truck tires.

"Our companies collaborate by putting solid teams together, using ... products to reduce operating costs and implementing efficiencies that benefit both organizations," says Tom Rozuk, manager, national fleet sales, BFNT.

Ryder has purchased more than 4.9 million original equipment and replacement tires from BFNT since 1990. (Ryder sources its retreads from Bandag Inc.)