Ruan's Metals Transportation Capabilities

Metals processors and distributors who choose Ruan as their third-party logistics provider (3PL) have a competitive advantage due to our ability to transport metals efficiently and safely with our superior technology and equipment. Ruan's extensive carrier network transports all types of metals freight, and our professional drivers are trained in all the latest safety and flatbed securement methods. We follow all the best practices to keep your loads safe and secure. If your business wants to transport more for less without affecting service or quality, Ruan is your choice.

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 metals customers to evaluate, optimize, and deliver a one-source, integrated supply chain solution.

For more than 25 years, Ruan has successfully managed dedicated flatbed steel delivery operations on behalf of our clients. We've led innovation by introducing tracking technology, in-cab computer systems, and Conestoga trailers—all of which have increased efficiency and improved their bottom lines. Ruan is a proud member of the Metals Service Center Institute.

Why should you consider Ruan as your metals shipping and logistics 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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