Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customers' business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.
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Oct 30 2017
Drivers regularly see deer crossing signs on the side of the road. But do you really increase alertness when you see them? You should, especially in fall and winter. Mating and migration season-October through December-more than doubles the likelihood of a collision with a large animal.
Oct 9 2017
A 2014 Kenworth T660 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered class 8 tractor operated by Ruan Transportation Management Systems has reached the milestone of 1 million miles in service.
Sep 28 2017
Ruan is a proud and longstanding member of the Iowa Motor Truck Association (IMTA), an organization tasked with promoting the success of the trucking industry in Iowa. Our founder, John Ruan, was integral in the founding of the IMTA 75 years ago.
Sep 22 2017
CIO Dan Greteman explains how Ruan's IT team employs Agile methodology to expedite development of mobile app solutions for unique customer requirements.
Sep 20 2017
The trucking industry faces a host of challenges during natural disasters. Ultimately, local authorities, federal agencies, and victims turn to companies like Ruan to quickly respond to deliver critical goods in the affected areas. Simple enough.
Sep 7 2017
Ruan has been named the Top Bulk Motor Carrier by Logistics Management magazine. This recognition is part of the 34th Annual Quest for Quality program carried out by the publication.
Aug 29 2017
Ruan is proud to be an in-kind sponsor of transportation for Meals from the Heartland's (MFTH) Annual Hunger Fight August 31-September 2 at Hy-Vee Hall. Two of Ruan's Iowa operations, one in Des Moines and one in Cedar Falls, will provide trucks, dry van trailers and professional drivers to deliver several loads of goods necessary for the 10,000 MFTH volunteers to package more than 5 million meals at the Hunger Fight.
Jul 31 2017
Our 85th anniversary issue of RED Magazine was just released this July and highlights 85 reasons Ruan is still going strong since John Ruan hauled his first load of gravel in 1932.
Jul 26 2017
On July 19, Ruan had the honor of naming our 2016 Driver of the Year and 2016 Operation of the Year.
Jul 12 2017
It is with great pride that Ruan Transportation Management Systems announces the celebration of our 85th anniversary.
Jun 27 2017
We are pleased to recognize nine 2016 Operation of the Year Finalists selected by vice presidents of operations as the best in their business units. Our executive leadership team recently narrowed the list of finalists to three Winners' Circle honorees.
Jun 12 2017
For more than 14 years, Ruan has been a part of the Cedar Falls community and currently has a variety of openings for professional drivers.
May 30 2017
With Ruan's Integrated Solutions offerings, we can optimize your supply chain, reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
May 23 2017
This year's roadcheck will focus on proper cargo securement, along with the traditional Level 1 inspections.
May 15 2017
These 15 individuals are role models for our organization and our industry. We extend our sincerest gratitude for their contributions to Ruan and our customers.
May 10 2017
When changing lanes, be sure to follow the Signal, Observe and Smooth (S.O.S.) procedure.
May 3 2017
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which serves as a national initiative to encourage motorcyclists and the rest of the motoring public to safely share the road.
Apr 24 2017
We are pleased to announce the names of the 177 professional drivers who have earned the title of 2016 Driver of the Year Region Finalist.
Apr 19 2017
Ruan was designated number 25 in Transport Topics' 2017 list of the Top 50 Logistics Companies. The list ranks logistics providers based on actual or estimated net revenue for the previous year.
Apr 12 2017
Mirrors are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. Not knowing where objects are can-and often does-result in disaster.
Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customer's business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.