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Apr 10 2017
The first 100 days of the Trump presidency have seen myriad activity for the trucking industry and Department of Transportation.
Apr 3 2017
The 2017 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 3-7, reminds motorists that "Work Zone Safety is in Your Hands." This annual campaign is held at the beginning of construction season with the goal of encouraging safe driving through highway work zones.
Mar 27 2017
Our goal with Megasafe Family is to spread awareness for safe, defensive driving techniques in hopes that all family members in personal vehicles and semis return home safely every day.
Mar 20 2017
Ruan's background with ELDs will make the December 2017 transition seamless for our customer partners.
Mar 15 2017
By maintaining a proper following distance, you will limit dangerous and risky driving situations that lead to rear-end accidents.
Mar 1 2017
The John Ruan Foundation recently made a donation of $100,000 to Des Moines Area Community College's (DMACC) Transportation Institute for the purchase of a new driving simulator.
Feb 27 2017
Beginning April 6, 2017, all U.S. shippers and carriers of human food must comply with the food safety regulations outlined in the Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act, which are designed to standardize and better document the process of loading, unloading and transporting the 85 million shipments of perishable food for human and animal consumption food per year.
Feb 22 2017
Dan Greteman has joined Ruan's executive team as vice president and chief information officer.
Feb 12 2017
The number one way to ensure you're driving safely is to use your eyes and follow Megasafe7 Rule 2: Expand Your View.
Feb 1 2017
With a new administration come many questions about what changes could be seen in the trucking industry. While it will take a few months to know for sure, President Trump called for a regulatory rollback or deceleration during and after the election, which will likely trickle into trucking.
Jan 29 2017
The ability for truck drivers to find safe and legal parking spots has long been a problem-a problem exacerbated by required federal hours-of-service breaks and increased demand for freight. And it's a problem that's likely to get worse.
Jan 25 2017
Do you live in one of the following cities? If so, you're either among the safest or most dangerous drivers in the country. And your safety isn't the only thing at stake.
Jan 23 2017
Megasafe7 Rule 1: Prepare to Drive is a critical component to ensuring your safety-and the safety of those with whom you share the road.
Jan 6 2017
Ruan's number one Guiding Principle is Safety Focus. Commit to putting safety first every day in 2017 with these resolutions.
Dec 27 2016
We want to extend our sincerest gratitude to all of our employees, customers, industry leaders and advocates for making 2016 an outstanding year!
Dec 23 2016
The list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
Nov 30 2016
One of the most dangerous aspects of winter driving is the early onset of fatigue thanks to fewer daylight hours. Prepare to safely fight fatigue with these suggestions!
The corporate Ruan team collected donations of more than $157,000 during our 2016 United Way campaign.
Nov 22 2016
By properly planning and preparing yourself to drive, you are in a better position to safely complete your trip. Winter weather can spell danger for even the most experienced drivers-whether behind the wheel or not!
Nov 7 2016
During this year's Laureate award ceremony, held October 13 at the Iowa State Capitol, John Ruan III presented the 2016 World Food Prize award to Laureates Dr. Maria Andrade, Dr. Robert Mwanga, Dr. Jan Low and Dr. Hoarth Bouis.
Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customer's business safely, efficiently, and on time, every time.