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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.

Ruan Proudly Sponsors Truckers Against Trafficking

Mar 21 2016

Ruan is proud to sponsor Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), an organization poised to educate, empower and mobilize truckers to play a critical role in combating this destructive crime-and ensuring children are returned safely to their homes.

National Nutrition Month: Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Mar 14 2016

March is National Nutrition Month! Celebrate by incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet.

Prepare To Drive: Fatigue Management

Mar 7 2016

The first of the Megasafe7 Rules of Safe Driving is Prepare to Drive. One major aspect of preparation is making sure you are well-rested for your shift. Fatigue is dangerous; it is a main factor in many accidents.

Ruan Receives Two American Advertising Awards for Print Advertising

Feb 29 2016

In February, Ruan received two American Advertising Awards, in recognition of our print advertising campaigns.

Ruan Implements FourKites Load Tracking to Gain Real-Time Visibility

Feb 23 2016

Ruan to gain real-time visibility across our carrier network through FourKites.

Celebrating the Memory of Our Founder John Ruan: February 11, 1914 - February 14, 2010

Feb 16 2016

This February, we remember the life and legacy of our founder John Ruan. He instilled our company with a respect for hard work, for integrity and for dedication to our customers. He treated his team members like an extension of his own family.

Renew Your Commitment to Safety in 2016

Feb 8 2016

Ruan's number one Guiding Principle is Safety First- which has been a top priority since Ruan began in 1932.