ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO welcomed Ruan Transportation Management Systems back as a member of the organization.
"We're always pleased when we can add a member as distinguished as Ruan," Graves said. "They've been a leader in our industry for many years and it is with great satisfaction that we welcome them back into ATA. ATA is at its best and most effective when speaking on behalf of the trucking industry with one voice, and by adding carriers of Ruan's stature, that voice is strengthened to the betterment of our industry."
"After a brief leave of absence, we are eager to regain our full ATA membership and continue our more than 65-year commitment as an avid supporter of the ATA," said Ralph Arthur, Ruan's president of Dedicated Contract Carriage. "We recognize the importance of our organizations working together to ensure the best outcomes for our industry."
Founded in 1932, Ruan is a family owned transportation management company, providing dedicated contract carriage and supply chain solutions to customers across the country. With more than 81 years of transportation management experience, Ruan is one of the top 10 privately owned transportation service companies in the country. Ruan endows the World Food Prize, the foremost international award recognizing excellence and progress in overcoming global food production and distribution challenges. For more information about Ruan, visit www.ruan.com.
American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on Facebook. Good stuff. Trucks Bring It!
SOURCE American Trucking Associations