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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.

California Driver Named 2010 Ruan Driver of the Year

Jul 19 2011

David Areias Chosen From Field of 3,700 Drivers

Ruan & Fair Oaks Farms Partner in Country's Largest Renewable CNG Project

Jul 15 2011

Ruan Transportation Management Systems, one of the largest privately held trucking companies in the U.S., is partnering with Fair Oaks Farms to manage its compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet in Fair Oaks, Indiana.

John Ruan III Elected Chairman of U.S. Chamber's Board of Directors

Jun 8 2011

Donohue Says the Iowa Businessman 'Possesses an unwavering commitment to free enterprise and civic-mindedness'

O'Neal Steel Chooses Ruan as Dedicated Contract Carrier

Feb 1 2011

Ruan Transportation Management Systems (RTMS) and O'Neal Steel, Inc., today announced a partnership where Ruan will become O'Neal's dedicated contract carrier, providing transportation and logistics support for the nation's largest family-owned metals service center.