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.
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!
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.
Jan 30 2019
Ruan finds that biodiesel helps to reduce emissions and protect the bottom line.
Jan 23 2019
The Highway Angel program, managed by the Truckload Carriers Association, is an ongoing effort to recognize driver professionalism and to elevate the public's awareness of and appreciation for outstanding drivers in the trucking industry. Ruan driver Mike Johnson recently earned this prestigious award.
Jan 16 2019
Ruan recently joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards for blockchain in the transportation industry. We will deploy a prototype blockchain in 2019.
Jan 9 2019
Ruan's Megasafe5 Rules of Working Safely help keep our drivers safe by encouraging good decision making.
Jan 4 2019
2018 was a big year for the transportation industry, including a booming freight environment that tightened capacity, the enforcement of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, a continuing driver shortage, and the beginning of a process to potentially change some federal hours-of-service rules. Now, despite a global economic slowdown, our population still needs a multitude of products that can only be hauled by heavy-duty trucks.
Dec 26 2018
Ruan will provide Dedicated Contract Transportation and Value-added Warehousing to the Division
Dec 19 2018
We want all of our team members, their families, and other members of the motoring public to make it home safely each and every night. Check out these guidelines for addressing nighttime driving cautions.
Dec 12 2018
Happy holidays from Ruan! Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season.
Dec 10 2018
This new location will serve as the new office space for existing team members and 40 new team members.
Nov 28 2018
Ruan is excited to announce our transition to a new technology for electronic logs-Omnitracs' XRS product.
Nov 21 2018
The freight transportation industry is still in the developmental phase of determining how to use blockchain. Hundreds of carriers both large and small, including Ruan, have joined BiTA, the Blockchain in Transport Alliance.
Nov 14 2018
The cost of operating a truck was up 6 percent in 2017, according to recent ATRI report.
Nov 9 2018
This year, 239 total team members participated in the campaign and contributed to Ruan's $228,500 donation to the United Way of Central Iowa!
Nov 8 2018
Ruan's President and COO Dan Van Alstine was elected vice chairman of the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Board of Directors and will eventually serve as chairman in 2023.
Oct 24 2018
Tailgating while driving is a dangerous activity that can have serious consequences in the blink of an eye.
Oct 17 2018
During the months of October through December, the chance of hitting a deer while driving nearly doubles.
Oct 12 2018
Ruan has been recognized by several industry publications as a top provider.
Oct 1 2018
Hours-of-service (HOS) rules govern how and when and for how long truck drivers work. This comprehensive set of rules was last updated in 2013, and many in the industry are now seeking flexibility in those rules.
Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customer's business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.