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.
Aug 25 2014
We want to hear from you! There is nothing more important to us than listening to the voice of each team member about their experience at Ruan.
Aug 11 2014
Ruan has been honored again for our sustainability efforts. Inbound Logistics magazine has selected Ruan as a Green Supply Chain Partner for the second year in a row.
Jul 18 2014
Chuck Carmin was named Ruan Transportation Management Systems' 2013 Driver of the Year Wednesday after being selected from a pool of more than 4,200 professional drivers.
Jun 26 2014
Ruan recently announced the promotion of Lisa Gonnerman to vice president of safety.
Jun 11 2014
We are pleased to announce the names of our 2013 Terminal of the Year Region Finalists and Region Winners.
May 22 2014
We are pleased to announce the names of our 2013 Driver of the Year Region Winners!
May 6 2014
Our professional truck drivers truly drive our business, and without them, Ruan would not exist. For this reason, we know it is critical to recognize our safest and most distinguished professional drivers each year.
Apr 23 2014
The week of March 16 wasn't a normal week for Ruan driver Mark Howard, who operates out of the Cedar Falls, IA, terminal and serves on the Iowa Road Team.
Apr 8 2014
Last week marked the groundbreaking of our new Ruan Consolidation Distribution Center (RCDC) near Rogers, MN.
Mar 26 2014
This year's theme for National Nutrition Month is "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right." Consumer research confirms that taste tops nutrition as the main reason why one food is purchased over another.
Mar 3 2014
Throughout the transportation industry, more and more carriers are committing to use alternative, sustainable fuels to power heavy-duty vehicles.
Jan 29 2014
Ruan's Director of Safety Lisa Gonnerman was recently asked to serve on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Sub-Committee to the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC).
Jan 15 2014
You don't need a gym to burn calories and work your muscles! Carry a couple dumbbells with you while traveling to utilize during breaks or stops to get in a few quick exercises.
Jan 8 2014
A very important deadline is just around the corner for all commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. By January 30, 2014, all CDL holders must supply information about the type of driving they do to their state driver licensing agency.
Jan 2 2014
As we enter 2014, we took a look back at 2013-and it was another great year for Ruan! We hope it was just as good for all of our team members, customers, partners and friends. Here are our top 10 highlights from 2013. Enjoy!
Dec 17 2013
Ruan recently received two transportation industry accolades from Transport Topics.
Nov 20 2013
It's Wellness Wednesday, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Over the next couple of weeks, many people will enjoy several Thanksgiving feasts with family and friends.
Nov 14 2013
In early November, Ruan corporate team members joined forces to raise money for the United Way of Central Iowa. The Ruan team raised a record of $155,397 during the 2013 campaign.
Nov 5 2013
More than 71 years after John Ruan founded the Iowa Motor Truck Association to advocate for the trucking industry, President of Dedicated Contract Carriage Ralph Arthur took over as chairman of the association to continue what Mr. Ruan started.
Oct 23 2013
For the second straight year, Ruan was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for being a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. Ruan is a longstanding partner of SmartWay, a collaboration between the EPA and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.
Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customer's business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.