Ben McLean

Ben McLean


Mission Statement:
Empower the best team in logistics to deliver exceptional experiences that create value for our partners. 

Facts About Ruan
Founded in 1932
More than 300 operations in North America
5,000 team members
Oversee $1.5 billion in freight under management
Award winning Megasafe Safety Program
Family-owned corporation

Ruan has expertise in transporting and warehousing goods in every industry—and the right people, processes, and technology to meet your supply chain needs.

Flexible Integrated Solutions

Ruan’s Integrated Supply Chain Solutions offer it all, including Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, Value-Added Warehousing, and Brokerage Support Services. We combine the flexibility of our non-asset and asset-based capabilities with optimal technology and superior service focused on continuous improvement, cost savings, and supply chain efficiency. The Ruan team partners closely with customers to evaluate, optimize, and deliver a one-source, integrated supply chain solution. Ruan delivers these benefits and more because supply chain management is our core competency.

Dedicated Contract Transportation

Eliminate the headaches of managing a private fleet or multiple partners and gain more time to focus on your core competencies. We assume the risk, address labor issues, navigate regulations, and manage all equipment to keep your fleet running safely, on time, and with the capacity to adjust for fluctuations.

Managed Transportation

Reduce costs and maximize profitability with our team of experts who learn your business personally to help you deliver on your goals—from freight planning and execution, mode selection, and carrier management to network optimization, backhaul opportunities, freight audit and payment. Ruan’s supply chain technology is a best-of-breed transportation management system that builds efficient shipments and provides actionable analytics to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and cost savings.

Value-Added Warehousing

Overcome workforce challenges while improving accuracy by combining the best warehouse management system with an experienced team of professionals offering tailored dedicated warehousing, inventory management, kitting, subassembly, lot controls, custom labeling, container loading and unloading—and more. Integration with Ruan’s warehouse management system reduces touches, improves storage density, and increases overall flow efficiency.

Brokerage Services

Rely on our Certified Transportation Brokers to manage volume surges and capacity challenges seamlessly. We deliver with minimal lead time and no volume requirements through 12,000 pre-screened carriers, plus 24/7 support. With no shipment volume requirements and no capital expenses, we can help our customers scale flexibly and instantly.

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666 Grand Avenue, Suite 3200
Des Moines, IA 50309
866-782-6669 x1
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