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.
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.
Sep 26 2018
More than ever, transportation and logistics executives are focused on driving efficiencies within their supply chains. Cost pressures and the ever-increasing competitive landscape are forcing innovative approaches to supply chain management and strategy. Here are three important questions to determining if your company is maximize your 3PL provider.
Sep 19 2018
Ruan team members have recently been involved in a number of efforts across the country to provide their community with much-needed food assistance.
Sep 12 2018
Driver Mike Johnson of T286 in Neosho, MO, recently earned Ruan's Extra Mile Award for diligently surveying his surroundings as part of Megasafe7 Rule 2: Expand Your View.
Sep 9 2018
Several Ruan leaders share some messages of thanks during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 9-15.
Sep 5 2018
Ruan has been named a SmartWay High Performer in the truck carriers category by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Aug 30 2018
Representatives from Tesla Motors visited with Ruan team members and several customers for a viewing of the new, wholly electrically powered tractor-trailer.
Aug 27 2018
As a newcomer to Ruan, I got to ride along with a professional driver for the day, from the Des Moines metro to a rural dairy farm and back again.
Aug 20 2018
Aug 13 2018
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Aug 7 2018
Jul 31 2018
Ruan team members volunteered in the community in celebration of Founder's Days.
Jul 24 2018
Ruan is excited to celebrate our first Technician Appreciation Week to recognize all our service managers and technicians.
Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customer's business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.