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Kansas Driver Named 2012 Ruan Driver of the Year

Jul 19 2013

Mark Goforth has been named Ruan Transportation Management Systems' 2012 Driver of the Year after being selected from a pool of more than 4,200 professional drivers.

Ruan Names 2012 Driver of the Year

Jul 19 2013

Congratulations to professional driver Mark Goforth, who was named Ruan's 2012 Driver of the Year on Wednesday!

Ruan helps build garden for non-profit

Jul 12 2013

Ruan celebrates Founder's Days throughout the month of July with volunteer opportunities for team members to show their philanthropic spirit. As part of Founder's Days, a team of Ruan volunteers in Des Moines, IA, recently built a raised garden at PACE Orchard Place.

Ruan driver named Highway Angel

Jul 9 2013

We want to send a big shout out to Ruan professional driver Adam Phillips for being named a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel! The TCA saves this recognition for the best professional drivers in the business who perform "good deeds" on the road, ranging from simple acts of kindness, such as fixing a flat tire, to heroic life-saving efforts, such as pulling someone from a burning vehicle and administering CPR.

Ruan Driver Named Highway Angel for Saving Motorist

Jun 26 2013

Ruan professional driver Adam Phillips was running his normal overnight shift on March 21 hauling milk in Johnson County, Indiana. But when traffic came to a sudden halt at around 2:10 a.m., his trip became anything but normal. A driver was trapped inside a burning vehicle nearby, and Phillips played a critical role in rescuing him. For his heroic efforts, Phillips was named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association.

Ruan Launches New Blog

Jun 6 2013

Welcome to Ruan's official company blog! Whether you're a professional driver, a prospective customer, an industry partner or someone new to the transportation and logistics industry looking for more information, you've landed in the right place.

Ruan Names 14 Driver of the Year Region Winners

Jun 6 2013

After an extensive review process in search of Ruan Transportation Management Systems' 2012 Driver of the Year, 14 out of 4,200 professional drivers were recently named Region Winners.

Ruan Honored With Patriot Award

May 10 2013

In April, Ruan Transportation Management Systems and Chairman John Ruan III were honored with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's Patriot Award.

Ruan Honored With United Way of Central Iowa GIVE Award

Apr 9 2013

The United Way of Central Iowa recently selected Ruan Transportation Management Systems as a 2013 LIVE UNITED GIVE Award recipient after the success of its 2012 campaign.

Ruan Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Feb 6 2013

As Ruan Transportation Management Systems enters 2013, the 80-year-old company has made some key leadership changes to foster continued growth and facilitate an expansion of its Integrated Solutions services.

John Ruan III Inducted Into Iowa Business Hall of Fame

Dec 10 2012

John Ruan III, chairman of Ruan Transportation Management Systems, Inc., was inducted in the Iowa Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, December 6. This award recognizes outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to business and community development in Iowa.