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Ruan's Lisa Gonnerman Honored as the National Safety Director of the Year

Oct 28 2016

The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Safety Management Council honored Ruan Vice President of Safety Lisa Gonnerman as the 2016 National Safety Director.

Stuff the Truck 2016
Ruan Hosts Community-Wide Food Drive, Stuff the Truck, to Benefit the Food Bank of Iowa

Oct 25 2016

Ruan's valued partner and event sponsor Marzetti donated almost 18,500 pounds of frozen food, and participants donated an additional 4,868 pounds of food. In total, Stuff the Truck collected nearly 23,200 pounds of donated food!

Ruan Leader Graduates from LEAD ATA Program

Oct 24 2016

Shawn Goad, vice president of operations, was selected to participate in the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) prestigious LEAD ATA program.

2016 Operation Safe Driver Wee
CSVA's 2016 Operation Safe Driver Week: October 16-22

Oct 12 2016

CVSA's Operation Safe Driver program was created to help reduce the number of crashes, deaths and injuries involving large trucks, buses and cars due to unsafe driving behaviors.

Ruan Named to Inbound Logistics' 2016 Top 100 Trucker List

Oct 5 2016

The list was chosen by Inbound Logistics editors, who selected Ruan from a pool of more than 400 companies.

Ruan Recognized During Johnson Controls, Inc. Carrier Day

Sep 27 2016

Ruan received the Carrier Collaboration Award during the first annual JCI Carrier Day. Two Ruan team members also earned individual awards.

Ruan Driver Testimonials
Why Ruan is a Great Company to Drive For!

Sep 25 2016

Our 2015 Driver of the Year Region Winners share why they love to drive for Ruan and what makes our company a great place to work.

Megasafe7 Rules Number Six
Assess Intersections: Proceed With Caution

Sep 18 2016

Rule six of the Megasafe7 Rules of Safe Driving is Assess Intersections. Intersections are one of the most dangerous driving situations we encounter.

The 2016 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium to Take Place October 12-14

Sep 15 2016

The conference is held in conjunction with the Laureate Award Ceremony, which will recognize the four winners of the 2016 prize: Dr. Maria Andrade, Dr. Robert Mwanga, Dr. Jan Low and Dr. Howarth Bouis. The Ruan family is proud to provide the permanent endowment of the World Food Prize.

Driver and Technician Appreciation
Ruan Wishes Our Drivers and Technicians a Happy Appreciation Week!

Sep 12 2016

It is with great pride that Ruan celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week September 11-17, 2016. Our goal is for each and every driver and technician to truly know and understand that Ruan is a Great Place To Work because we have the industry's very best people!

2016 Engagement Survey
Attention Ruan Team: Take Our 2016 Employee Engagement Survey!

Sep 2 2016

Ruan's 2016 Engagement Survey is available for our team members from August 22-September 2. Please give us your valuable feedback so we can continue to make Ruan a great place to work!

National Preparedness Month 2016
National Preparedness Month: Don't Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.

Sep 1 2016

The goal of this month is to remind everyone to take action now, and continuously throughout the year, to prepare for emergency situations.

Ruan Named to Food Logistics' 2016 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers List

Aug 18 2016

The list serves as a resource guide of third-party logistics and cold storage providers. Ruan is dedicated to providing quality, timely transportation of the food products that we handle for our valued customers.

Ruan Internship Program
Ruan Interns Gain Invaluable Experience in the Transportation Industry

Aug 7 2016

Each summer, Ruan hosts a talented, diverse group of undergraduate students in our 10-week internship program. These interns gain exposure and experience to prepare them for careers in transportation management, logistics, safety and general business management.

Ruan Named a 2016 Top 100 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics

Aug 4 2016

Ruan is pleased to announce we were named to Inbound Logistics' 2016 Top 100 3PL Provider list.

Megasafe7 Rule 5
Execute Safe Lane Maneuvers: Use the S.O.S. System

Aug 3 2016

Rule five of the Megasafe7 Rules of Safe Driving is Exeute Safe Lane Maneuvers.

Environmental Brochure
Ruan Leads Industry as a Sustainable Transportation Provider

Jul 18 2016

Environmental stewardship has always been a top priority at Ruan. We take the responsibility of providing sustainable, clean supply chain solutions very seriously.

2015 Driver and Terminal of the Year
Congratulations to Our 2015 Driver and Terminal of the Year Winners!

Jul 15 2016

Ruan recently named our 2015 Driver and Terminal of the Year winners. We want to congratulate these exceptional team members and thank them for their hard work and dedication!

Ruan Listed by Inbound Logistics as a 2016 Green Supply Chain Partner

Jul 7 2016

Ruan Transportation Management Systems has once again been named to Inbound Logistics' list of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75). We are dedicated to making our trucks and supply chains solutions as clean and efficient as possible.

The Legacy of Founder John Ruan Honored During July

Jul 3 2016

Not only was Mr. Ruan a respected leader in the transportation industry, but he wasa renowned philanthropist who believed heavily in giving back to his community.