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Ruan's Value is Invaluable: Safety

Jun 10 2019

In this four part blog series, we highlight ways that Ruan can provide value to our customers as an asset-based 3PL. This installment focuses on our safety focus..

Ruan's 2018 Driver of the Year Winners' Circle!

Jun 5 2019

Our Driver of the Year candidates exemplify our standards of safety, customer service, dedication, and professionalism. Click here to read more about 14 Winners' Circle honorees, who will be recognized in July.

How Can a Third-Party Logistics Provider Save Me Money?

May 29 2019

Have you ever wondered about how partnering with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) could save you money? It could be as much as 10 percent. Click here to learn more.

Remember to Share the Road

May 21 2019

As warmer weather approaches, more people will be out on and near roadways, so be sure to share the road and keep an eye out for cyclists and pedestrians.

Ruan and Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division Partnership

May 13 2019

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division recently partnered with Ruan for dedicated contract transportation and value-added warehousing.

Ruan's Value is Invaluable: Technology

May 10 2019

In this four part blog series, we highlight ways that Ruan can provide value to our customers as an asset-based 3PL. This installment focuses on our transportation management system technology, and the experts behind it.

Four Key Considerations for Choosing a Third-Party Logistics Provider

May 5 2019

There are four key factors to consider when choosing a third-party logistics (3PL) provider.

Ruan's 2018 Driver of the Year Finalists

May 1 2019

We are proud of our fleet of 4,600 drivers, and we formally recognize them annually with our Driver of the Year program. Congratulations to our 184 finalists!

Ruan's Experts Drive Industry Leading Technology Package

Apr 21 2019

Knowing how to quickly set-up and configure supply chain technology so the solutions work for individual customers is the key to getting the most flexible and powerful performance from industry leading package applications. Read this Q&A with Director of Integrated Solutions Graham Page..

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Apr 17 2019

We all know that texting and driving is unsafe, and yet many drivers still do it. Learn about the dangers of distracted driving and the myth of multitasking.

Rising Diesel Prices in 2019

Apr 10 2019

With International Maritime Organization impacts expected, plus upward tax pressures, diesel costs are expected to continue rising in 2019 and into 2020.

Ruan's Value is Invaluable: Integrity

Apr 3 2019

In this four part blog series, we highlight ways that Ruan can provide value to our customers as an asset-based 3PL. This installment focuses on the foundational principle set down by our founder: operating with integrity.

Chad Willis; Chris Fish; Bob Elkins
Ruan Announces New Leadership Roles

Mar 27 2019

Newly assigned leadership roles will serve Ruan's broad customer base and internal teams.

Firing On All Cylinders

Mar 15 2019

While new trucking equipment offers a host of benefits such as fuel efficiency and improved safety technology, it is costlier than ever to maintain and repair due to more advanced features. The industry is facing a shortage of skilled technicians necessary to keep the trucks on the road.

Ruan's Value is Invaluable: Experience

Mar 6 2019

In this four part blog series, we highlight ways that Ruan can provide value to our customers as an asset-based 3PL. This installment focuses on the 87 years of supply chain and transportation experience we bring to each partnership.

Driver Honored as Highway Angel

Feb 27 2019

Ruan driver Wayne Plunkett was named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his efforts assisting a motorist after an accident.

Driver of the Year Selection Begins Soon!

Feb 20 2019

Ruan is beginning the process of selecting our 2018 Driver of the Year! This professional driver will join the ranks of our 10 previous Drivers of the Year, who exemplify our standards of safety, customer service, dedication, and professionalism.

Issue 15 of RED Magazine is out!

Feb 13 2019

We recently released our latest issue of RED Magazine, which covers a number of industry topics affecting Ruan and our customers. Check it out!

Top Five Benefits of Hiring an Asset-Based 3PL

Feb 5 2019

Ruan's Integrated Solutions 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 customers to evaluate, optimize, and deliver a one-source supply chain solution.

Ruan and REG Partnership: The Benefits of Biodiesel

Jan 30 2019

Ruan finds that biodiesel helps to reduce emissions and protect the bottom line.