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Ruan

Ruan is a leading transportation and logistics company in North America. They offer a comprehensive range of services, including truckload, dedicated contract transportation, logistics, and fleet management. Ruan is committed to providing exceptional customer service and has a strong reputation for sustainability initiatives.

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Ruan is a prominent North American transportation and logistics company with extensive coverage and reach. They provide a wide array of services, such as truckload, dedicated contract transportation, logistics, and fleet management. Ruan has an established history of excellence and has earned recognition from industry organizations for its safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction.

 

Why Choose Ruan?

  • A comprehensive suite of services beyond basic transportation
  • Emphasize industry-specific expertise, catering to diverse sectors like food and beverage, retail
  • Optimizes logistics processes through technology and data analytic
  • Boast extensive coverage with over 300 locations across 48 states
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Awards and Endorsements

  • 2021 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
  • 2021 & 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executives’ Pros to Know: Matthew Brosious
  • 2020 & 2019 Top Food Logistics’ 3PL & Cold Storage Provider Award
  • 2020 & 2019 Business Observer’s Top 500 Companies on the Gulf Coast
  • 2020 & 2017 SmartWay® Transport Partner
  • 2020 & 2017 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain
  • 2020 Best of Palm Harbor Awards for Local Businesses
  • 2017 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive
  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal Heroes at Work
  • 2016, 2015, & 2012 Food Logistics Top 100 Software and Technology Providers
  • 2013 Tampa Bay Business 100 by Tampa Bay Business Journal
  • 2013 Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain
  • 2012 TIA Samaritan Award Honorable Mention
  • 2012, 2011 & 2010 TBBJ Fast 50 Recipient
  • 2013, 2011, & 2010 Diversity Business Top Businesses
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Nationwide Coverage and Reach:

United States: Ruan operates across all states in the U.S., including Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
 
Canada: Ruan’s reach extends to Canadian provinces, including Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan.
 
Additionally, Ruan has a global reach through partnerships in Mexico, Europe, and Asia, making it a versatile and widespread logistics partner.
 

Customer-centric Approach:

Ruan acknowledges the significance of your freight and places a strong emphasis on providing exceptional customer service. Their team of experts is readily available to assist you with all aspects of shipping, from quoting to tracking to delivery. They are dedicated to ensuring a seamless and stress-free shipping experience.
 

Commitment to Sustainability:

They have a proven track record of operational excellence, underpinned by a commitment to reliability and efficiency. As one of North America’s esteemed transportation companies, they are recognized for delivering on its promises and is dedicated to offering a superior shipping experience.

 

The company is committed to creating sustainable supply chain solutions prioritizing environmental efficiencies. One of their main priorities is fuel efficiency, as it saves money on transportation costs. They also focus on energy conservation to reduce utility costs and utilize lightweight materials to increase efficiency. Their dedication to the environment goes beyond good business decisions, which is a moral imperative. They are proud to offer these eco-friendly solutions to our customers.

 

Alternative Fuels

They are committed to implementing sustainable practices in their business and are constantly exploring new opportunities to achieve this goal, including utilizing cleaner fuel options such as compressed natural gas, renewable natural gas, biodiesel blends, and renewable hydrocarbon diesel. Their use of renewable natural gas derived from cattle manure has resulted in GHG reductions of over 70,000 metric tons and millions of pounds of CO2 emissions reductions, with 80 million miles logged on this fuel type. 

Furthermore, they have purchased over 150 million gallons of biodiesel blends since 2014, which has resulted in CO2 emissions reductions of over 350,000 metric tons. They are proud of the strides they have made in improving our sustainability and will continue to explore new opportunities to do so.

 

Dedicated Transportation Solution:

They offer a Dedicated Contract Transportation service that handles the entire supply chain process from start to finish. Clients can focus on their primary business competencies while they take everything else, including labor, equipment, and risk management. Their expertise in dedicated trucking allows them to deliver these benefits and more, ensuring that your goods are transported in late-model equipment in the most efficient manner possible. They also make sure that all regulatory and safety requirements are met.

 

Managed Transportation:

They offer specialized third-party logistics services to numerous customers throughout the United States, including mode selection, carrier management, network optimization, freight audit, payment, and other valuable services. They collaborate with clients to locate backhaul income, strategize and secure loads, and transport freight load-by-load. You benefit from their unparalleled proficiency by teaming up with Ruan, as their team seamlessly integrates with yours.

 

Services include: Facility identification and design, Receipt to stock, trans-load, and cross-dock, Pallet pick, case pick, each pick, Kitting and subassembly, Parts sequencing for lineside delivery, Container loading, unloading, blocking and bracing, drayage, Export consolidation for international shipments, Return processing, Real-time inventory processing, Inventory management, Robust Cycle Count program, Electronic Kanban (eKanban) fulfillment, Label customizations, Interleaving, and Pick to light.

 

Industries Served:

Grocery, chemicals and industrial gases, metals, medical supplies, food processing, retail, agricultural, building materials, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing.

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FreightCenters’ Partnership with Ruan:

In 2022, FreightCenters and Ruan announced a partnership aimed at granting shippers access to Ruan’s expansive network of terminals and carriers across North America. This collaboration empowers FreightCenters to offer shippers competitive rates and expedited transit times.

FreightCenter operates as a technology-driven freight marketplace, facilitating connections between shippers and carriers. Through its platform, shippers can compare rates from multiple carriers and swiftly book shipping services.

This partnership extends benefits to Ruan as well, granting the company access to FreightCenters’ technological platform. This access enables Ruan to enhance its efficiency and customer service capabilities.

The partnership is a win-win for both FreightCenters and Ruan, with the mutual goal of streamlining and cost-effectively transforming the shipping landscape across North America.

Advantages of the Partnership for Shippers:

Access to Ruan’s expansive network of terminals and carriers: Shippers gain diverse shipping options, expediting their goods to market.

Competitive rates: This collaboration is anticipated to yield reduced shipping costs for shippers.

Enhanced customer service: Ruan’s customer service team can provide shippers with heightened support and assistance.

This partnership marks a significant stride for FreightCenters and Ruan alike, reflecting the evolving trend of synergy between technology-driven companies and traditional transportation providers. This trend is poised to persist as technological innovation continues to reshape the transportation industry.

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