Ruan's Driver of the Year program gives us the opportunity to recognize the hard work, dedication, and exceptional performance of our driving team members. Last year, we honored our top drivers as part of our 2019 Winners’ Circle. These professional drivers go above and beyond for Ruan. Learn more about Winners’ Circle honoree, Alfredo, who is based out of our operation in Yuma, AZ.
How long have you been driving for Ruan?
I have been driving for Ruan for 10 years.
What is your favorite memory during your time at Ruan?
My favorite memory was when I was nominated as Driver of the Year Finalist at my operation T667, and also for the Driver of the Year Winners' Circle. It is an honor to be part of this great company.
What do you like most about working for Ruan?
The excellent pay and family environment.
What do you do in your free time while not driving?
I spend time with my family. I also serve and help people, work my skills as a chaplain, serving God.
Do you have any tips for drivers who are considering driving for Ruan?
Always perform the job with excellence while following the company's rules and standards. Provide excellent customer service and take care of the equipment like it's your own. Practice great communication with managers and the office staff. Have a professional relationship with them, and also with your coworkers. Drive with precaution and lots of safety while obeying traffic laws.
What is your safe driving philosophy?
Always plan every trip. Be ready to drive with lots of rest and respect all the drivers on the road. No distractions. Be alert all the time during pre- and post-trip inspections.
How did it feel to be recognized as part of Ruan’s Driver of the Year Winners’ Circle?
I never expected it. It was a big surprise for me, and it feels so good. I am so grateful and thankful for God for giving me the strength and the ability to drive for a great company. It felt good to make my family proud.
Thank you for giving me the opportunity to work for Ruan.
Interested in driving for Ruan? Check out our open opportunities here.