Ruan Blog

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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.

Congratulations to our 2015 Driver of the Year Region Finalists!

Apr 26 2016

Ruan is pleased to announce the names of our 181 Region Finalists for 2015 Driver of the Year.

National Work Zone Awareness Week: Don't Be That Driver

Apr 13 2016

The 2016 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 11-15, has a theme of "Don't Be That Driver!"

Expand Your View: Practice Adequate Survellience

Apr 7 2016

Rule two of the Megasafe7 Rules of Safe Driving is Expand Your View. This can ensure you have adequate time to identify potential hazards and take action to prevent an accident.

Are You Prepared for the 2017 ELD Mandate?

Mar 31 2016

Ruan's background with ELDs will make the 2017 transition seamless for our customer partners.

Techniques to Lower High Blood Pressure Naturally

Mar 28 2016

While there is no cure, high blood pressure can be managed. Medication is one option; however, simple changes in lifestyle may do the trick without popping any pills.