Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customers' business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.
Our transportation industry blog is a great resource for the latest updates from Ruan and recent trends and challenges facing our industry. Choose from specific topics using the menu on the right.
Nov 18 2019
Ruan's Des Moines campus team members recently participated in our annual campaign to raise funds for the United Way of Central Iowa.
Nov 14 2019
Ruan's Extended Operations Center provides seamless support and business continuity to Ruan's operations team members and customers outside of traditional work hours. Learn more about what the team is working on from manager Carlisle Wheeler.
Nov 4 2019
Ruan's President and COO Dan Van Alstine was elected as the 2020 chairman of the board for the Iowa Motor Truck Association (IMTA) at the organization's annual management conference this fall.
Nov 1 2019
The new transportation facility will serve numerous customers across the Midwest.
Oct 30 2019
America's crumbling roadways and bridges continue to deteriorate in 2019 with a lack of clear direction regarding the future of federal infrastructure funding.
Oct 23 2019
The chances of hitting a deer while driving nearly doubles from October through December. November is the worst month for crashes-October is second.
Oct 21 2019
Ruan's Director of Safety Programs Allison Meiners recently graduated from the American Trucking Associations' LEAD ATA industry leadership program.
Oct 17 2019
We recently released our latest issue of RED Magazine, which covers a number of industry topics affecting Ruan and our customers.
Oct 15 2019
Ruan was recently recognized as one of the safest carriers in the state by the Iowa Motor Truck Association.
Oct 14 2019
Supply Chain 4.0 is an integrative approach to operational digitization, where existing and emerging technology applications are leveraged to transform the supply chain ecosystem in response to evolving business requirements and the gradual industry 4.0 evolution.
Oct 10 2019
The award recognizes Ruan for our outstanding environmental performance and leadership.
Oct 7 2019
Ruan's Extended Operations Center, based at our Des Moines Campus and created nearly two years ago, has become the single resource at Ruan that supports operations, professional drivers, carrier partners, and customers in a 24/7 industry.
The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division has received the Best Distribution/Warehouse Innovation Award from StateWays magazine for partnering with Ruan for the warehousing and distribution of spirits.
Sep 23 2019
Darkness can compromise a driver's depth perception, color recognition, and peripheral vision. Check out these tips to help keep you safe while driving at night.
Sep 18 2019
The Ruan driver onboarding experience provides our drivers the tools and training they need to successfully perform their jobs with special focus on safety, customer service, teamwork, and retention.
Sep 9 2019
Ruan would like to take this opportunity to honor all of our professional truck drivers for their hard work and dedication in tackling one of our nation's most demanding and important jobs. You deliver safely for our customers every single day. For your talent, professionalism, and dedication: thank you.
Sep 4 2019
Check out these video testimonials from our 2018 Driver and Operation of the Year Winners' Circle.
Aug 30 2019
Since new hours-of-service regulations were introduced by the Department of Transportation in 2013, the transportation industry has argued the need for flexibility in the rules. In response, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently issued proposed changes to the HOS rules with the goal of improving the lives of truck drivers while still ensuring safety on the roads.
Aug 26 2019
Choosing the right third-party logistics (3PL) provider can make or break your goal of achieving supply chain excellence and have a significant impact on your company's brand.
Aug 21 2019
Ruan and Hawkeye Community College have announced their new partnership for driver hiring and training. Ruan recently donated two driver simulators to Hawkeye for its Regional Transportation Training Center. Additionally, the college and Ruan have partnered on a Military Driver Apprenticeship program offered to separating U.S. military personnel.
Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customer's business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.