We Handle Everything

If a product has to move by truck—and almost everything does—there's a good chance Ruan has hauled it or something similar. We have experience hauling goods in all of the following industries:

Automotive and Machinery

Automotive and Machinery

Automotive and machinery manufacturing requires complex optimization and consolidation of inbound and outbound shipments from multiple facilities into multiple-stop loads. We have mastered planning and LTL consolidation to reduce cost and dock congestion. Our Lean Manufacturing experts have implemented lineside delivery, kitting, and subassembly processes. We manage cross-border customs and transportation. Includes components vendors, batteries, auto glass, recycled auto parts, ATVs and UTVs, compact construction equipment, loaders, and tractors

Bulk Food and Dairy

Bulk Food Grade and Dairy

We've been transporting dairy and food-grade products since the early 1950s. With complicated logistics, sanitation measurements and tracking, food-grade bulk transport is a significant challenge. Nevertheless, Ruan's professional drivers and robust training have made us a leader in this field. We have the agility to respond to often-fluctuating schedules and our innovations are helping customers ship more for less. We provide Kosher certification where necessary. Includes: Fluid milk, cream, whey, wine, juice, vinegar, edible oil, liquid sweetener, purified water, spirits, liquid eggs, liquid chocolate, sugar, and more

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Chemicals and Industrial Gases

Ruan has developed unique strategies for our customers in the chemicals and industrial gases an industries including a flex fleet that's deployed based on gases production schedules. We’re dedicated to efficient transport and 100 percent on-time chemical delivery, while prioritizing safety and training is our first priority. That’s why we are a leader in chemical and industrial gases transportation. Includes Sulfuric acid, hydrogen peroxide, purate, sodium sulfate, sodium chlorate, potassium chloride, waste water, molten sulfur, biodiesel, ink, caustics, acids, bleaches, neutrals, alkalines, hot oil, surfactants, solvents, polymers, liquid oxygen (LOX), liquid nitrogen (LIN), liquid argon (LAR), liquid hydrogen (LHY), carbon dioxide (CO2), gaseous hydrogen (GHY in tube trailers), and gaseous helium

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Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage

Ruan has been serving the food and beverage sector since 1934. More than 40 percent of our business is food related, so we know that reliability and freshness are critical. Includes meat products, bakery, bottled water, bottled spirits, ice cream, cheese, general dry and refrigerated grocery, shelled eggs, produce, ethnic specialty, pasta, and more

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Whether handling just-in-time inbound shipments of raw materials, interplant movements, multi-stop deliveries to distributor networks, or anything in between, Ruan has the expertise and resources to get it done right. Includes: building materials, machinery, automotive, consumer products, HVAC and controls, plastic and fiber, electrical, industrial supplies, furniture, and small appliances

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 Medical and Pharmaceutical

Medical and Pharmaceutical

Complicated supply chains and short deadlines are common in the medical supply industry. To help eliminate surprises, Ruan team members are constantly searching for inefficiencies in the supply chain. Includes mobility aids, bath safety, orthopedic care, continence care, wound care products, high-level disinfectants and sterilants, detergents, leak testing and manual cleaning products, storage cabinets, consumables, accessories and supplies, and liquid oxygen

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Metals

Metals

For more than 25 years, Ruan has successfully managed dedicated flatbed steel delivery operations on behalf of our clients. We've led innovation by introducing tracking technology, in-cab computer systems, and Conestoga trailers - all of which has increased efficiency and improved their bottom lines. Ruan is a proud member of Metals Service Center Institute

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 Mining Earth Products

Mining, Earth Products, and Bulk Agricultural

Ruan has a successful track record in the bulk business dating back to in 1932, with John Ruan’s first hand-loaded gravel delivery. We have experience with many types of specialized trailers and commodities. Includes: Copper concentrate, silica sand, resin coated silica, frac sand, pebble lime, fly ash, soda ash, cement, propet, gypsum, hydrated lime, foundry sand, lead oxide, micro-white, bulk grain and feed, and more

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 Retail

Retail

Speed means everything to the retail supply chain. Running out of product at critical times can devastate the bottom line. Our retail customers rely on Ruan because they know their goods will arrive where they need to be on time, every time. Includes general merchandise, grocery, automotive, restaurant, home improvement, furniture, and outdoor/sporting goods

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Retail

Speed means everything to the retail supply chain. Running out of product at critical times can devastate the bottom line. Our retail customers rely on Ruan because they know their goods will arrive where they need to be—on time, every time.

Retail

Speed means everything to the retail supply chain. Running out of product at critical times can devastate the bottom line. Our retail customers rely on Ruan because they know their goods will arrive where they need to be—on time, every time.