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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.

Ruan Named to Food Logistics' 2016 Top Green Provider List

Jun 27 2016

Food Logistics' annual Top Green Providers list recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry.

Use Your Mirrors: Stay Alert and Informed of Your Surroundings

Jun 27 2016

Rule four of the Megasafe7 Rules of Safe Driving is Use Your Mirrors. Mirrors are critical in every direction of movement as they allow you to see the space around your truck.

Protect Your Skin this Summer from Excessive Sun Exposure

Jun 22 2016

With one in five Americans developing skin cancer during his or her lifetime, it's crucial to be vigilant with protecting your skin from sun exposure.

Congratulations to Our Terminal of the Year Finalists!

Jun 20 2016

Ruan is pleased to recognize our 10 2015 Terminal of the Year Region Finalists selected by vice presidents of operations as the best in their regions.

Ruan Releases New Edition of Red Magazine

Jun 16 2016

The Summer 2016 issues features a survey of transportation professionals' greatest fears, infrastructure funding, a Safelite case study and more.

National Forklift Safety Day: Work Together to Stay Safe

Jun 14 2016

In line with our first Guiding Principle of Safety Focus, forklift safety is a top priority at the Ruan Consolidation Distribution Center.

Stay Active in Honor of National Men's Health Week

Jun 13 2016

This year's national Men's Health Week is recognized June 13-19, with the goal of raising awareness about preventable diseases and the importance of early detection and treatment for the male population.

Why You Should Join the Ruan Team as a Diesel Technician

Jun 8 2016

With thousands of power units to maintain at almost 50 service locations, our diesel technicians truly are the engines of our business.

National Safety Month: Reduce Your Risk of Preventable Injury

Jun 6 2016

Ruan's top priority is safety at all times in everything we do. So in honor of National Safety Month, we're reminding everyone of Ruan's Megasafe5 Rules of Working Safely.

Ruan Named to List of 2015 Top 50 U.S. Domestic 3PLs

Jun 6 2016

Ruan's Supply Chain Solutions services were recently recognized by industry publication Supply Chain 24/7.

Congratulations to Our 2015 Driver of the Year Region Winners!

May 27 2016

We look forward to celebrating this distinguished group of winners in July during Ruan's Founder's Days.

Ruan Honored with ACT Expo Fleet Award

May 20 2016

Ruan was the 2016 recipient of this award in the Private Fleet category.

Beat the Heat: Dealing With Heat Exhaustion

May 16 2016

During the warm summer months, it's important to stay hydrated and avoid becoming overheated to prevent heat exhaustion.

Maintain Proper Following Distance: Give Yourself Time to React Safely

May 9 2016

Rule three of the Megasafe7 Rules of Safe Driving is Maintain Proper Following Distance. By keeping adequate distance from other vehicles, you'll have enough time to react safely to the actions of other drivers.

Vice President of Safety Gonnerman Elected ATA Treasurer

May 3 2016

Gonnerman was elected treasurer of the ATA Safety Management Council (SMC) Management Advisory Board.

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Share the Road

May 2 2016

During May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would like to remind all motorists to safely share the road with motorcyclists.