Chemicals and Gases Transportation Capabilities 

Ruan is a leader in chemical and industrial gases transportation and shipping. Ruan has developed unique strategies for our customers in the chemicals and industrial gases industries, including a flex fleet deployed based on gas production schedules. We're dedicated to efficient transport and 100 percent on-time chemical delivery while prioritizing safety and training as our priority.

By managing every aspect of the transportation for these complex products, Ruan serves as a third-party logistics (3PL) chemical shipper and allows our customers the ability to expand and grow – focusing on their core competencies instead of transportation management. We take care of your supply chain so you can take care of business. With years of chemical logistics solutions experience in this industry, Ruan takes on all risks associated with transporting these hazardous materials, with safety standards unlike any other.

Safety is crucial in transporting goods for all industries, especially for chemical and gas manufacturers. That's why safety is one of Ruan's guiding principles. We ensure our team has the proper training and equipment through our Megasafe program to safely carry out all chemical and gases supply chain processes.

Our chemical and industrial gas transportation and logistics experience includes sulfuric acid, hydrogen peroxide, purate, sodium sulfate, sodium chlorate, potassium chloride, wastewater, molten sulfur, biodiesel, ink, caustics, acids, bleaches, neutrals, alkalines, hot oil, surfactants, solvents, polymers, liquid oxygen (LOX), liquid nitrogen (LIN), liquid argon (LAR), liquid hydrogen (LHY), carbon dioxide (CO2), gaseous hydrogen (GHY in tube trailers), and gaseous helium.

Ruan's Integrated Supply Chain Solutions offers it all, including Dedicated Contract TransportationManaged Transportation, and value-adjusted warehousing. We combine the flexibility of our non-asset and asset-based capabilities with optimal technology, and superior service focused on continuous improvement, cost savings, and supply chain efficiency. The Ruan team partners with chemical and industrial gases customers to evaluate, optimize, and deliver a one-source, integrated supply chain solution.

Why should you consider Ruan as your chemical and industrial gasses supply-chain partner?


Ruan's professional supply chain team manages more than $1.35 billion in annual transportation spending. We are an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) founded in 1932. Our solution engineering team and skilled operators leverage our technology and proven processes to streamline your network, adding value and reducing cost.


We execute an analysis that delivers a customized strategy for the optimal service and cost solution based on your requirements and goals. We recommend the best combination of your current providers, our vetted network of partners, and Ruan's assets.


Ruan's experts configure our powerful integrated supply chain technology suite to accommodate your business rules, provide the most efficient planning, and ensure that reporting provides actionable metrics for ongoing improvement.

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