38. Ruan

Data thru December 31, 2015

Location: Des Moines, Iowa
John Ruan III (Chairman); Ben McClean (President and CEO); Ralph Arthur and Dan Alstine (President, Dedicated Contract Transportation); Steve Wood (CFO)
Revenue (000): $869,214

Ruan Dedicated Contract Transportation (dedicated contract carriage, dry van TL, liquid and dry bulk, commercial delivery)

Ruan Supply Chain Solutions (transportation management, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, product assembly and packaging, freight payment and audit, yard management, order fulfillment, returned goods management, commercial and residential delivery)

Ruan Transport Corp. (liquid and dry bulk, chemical tank)

Ruan Truck and Trailer Sales (equipment sales)


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12 ArcBest Corp.
13 Ryder Supply Chain Solutions
14 Estes Express Lines
15 Werner Enterprises Inc.
16 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.
17 UniGroup Inc.
18 Prime Inc.
19 U.S. Xpress Enterprises
20 Sirva Inc.
21 Kenan Advantage Group Inc.
22 Penske Logistics
23 C.R. England Inc.
24 CRST International
25 Saia Inc.
26 Purolator Holdings Ltd.
27 NFI Industries
28 Southeastern Freight Lines
29 Knight Transportation Inc.
30 Universal Logistics Holdings Inc.
31 Averitt Express Inc.
32 Celadon Group Inc.
33 Crete Carrier Corp.
34 Lynden Inc.
35 Forward Air Corp.
36 KLLM Transport Services
37 Anderson Trucking Service
38 Ruan
39 Atlas World Group
40 Trimac Group
41 Heartland Express Inc.
42 Jack Cooper Holdings Corp.
43 Covenant Transportation Group
44 Daseke Inc.
45 Day & Ross Transportation
46 Stevens Transport
47 Marten Transport Ltd.
48 Pitt Ohio
49 The Suddath Cos.
50 AAA Cooper Transportation Inc.
51 Mullen Group Ltd.
52 Western Express Inc.
53 USA Truck
54 United Road Services
55 Mercer Transportation Co.
56 PS Logistics
57 Canada Cartage System
58 Dayton Freight Lines Inc.
59 Evans Network of Cos.
60 Shevell Group
61 TransX Group
62 Cowan Systems
63 California Cartage Co.
64 P.A.M. Transportation Services
65 Bison Transport Inc.
66 Mesilla Valley Transportation
67 Interstate Distributor Co.
68 Bennett International Group
69 Dart Transit Co.
70 Roehl Transport Inc.
71 Epes Carriers Inc.
72 Cassens Transport
73 A. Duie Pyle Inc.
74 Maverick USA Inc.
75 Dicom Transportation Group
76 Koch Companies Inc.
77 Acme Truck Line Inc.
78 Black Horse Carriers Inc.
79 Comcar Industries
80 IMC Cos.
81 Paschall Truck Lines Inc.
82 Challenger Group
83 Trans-System Inc.
84 Foodliner/Quest Liner
85 Superior Bulk Logistics Inc.
86 John Christner Trucking
87 Melton Truck Lines Inc.
88 Groendyke Transport Inc.
89 Martin Transportation Systems
90 Brown Integrated Logistics
91 Transport Investments Inc.
92 A&R Logistics
93 Wheaton World Wide Moving
94 (tie) National Carriers
94 (tie) Central Freight Lines Inc.
96 PGT Trucking Inc.
97 Dupre Logistics
98 May Trucking
99 Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc.
100 Fastfrate Group


Ranking reflects previous year's data.
Truckload/Dedicated (Dry Van)
Flatbed/Heavy Specialized
Motor Vehicle/Driveaway
Household Goods/Commercial Delivery
Tank Truck/Bulk
Refrigerated (Truckload & LTL)
Preventive Maintenance
Engine Overhauls
Body Work on Tractors or Trailers
Trailer Refrigeration Unit Maintenance and Repairs
Tire Repairs
Auxiliary Power Maintenance and Repair
Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning
Wheel-End Maintenance
Dispatch and Routing Software
Engine Diagnostics and Onboard Computers
In-cab Driver Video Monitoring
Tire Pressure Monitoring
Lane Departure Warning Systems
Driver Management
Electronic Logging Device
Maintenance and Parts Software
Mobile Phones
Vehicle Tracking/GPS
Speed Limiters
FAST FACTS: Equipment
  • 3,501 company-owned tractors
  • 7,691 trailers
  • 254 chassis
  • 25 straight trucks



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