Sep 22, 2021
Marty Wadle and Joe Lynch discuss transportation vs logistics. Marty is the Chief Commercial Officer of Ruan Transportation, a transportation company providing Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, Value-added Warehousing, and Brokerage Support Services.
Marty Wadle currently serves as Ruan’s Chief Commercial Officer leading the Commercial Solutions team, which includes sales, marketing, and solution engineering. Previously, Marty served as Senior Vice President of Ruan’s Supply Chain Solutions division, consisting of Value-Added Warehousing, Brokerage Support Services, and Managed Transportation. Ruan manages $1.35 billion in annual supply chain spend, employs 4,600 drivers, and operates 4,000 power units and 12,000 trailers out of 300 locations across the U.S. In addition, Ruan operates 1.5 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space and $500 million of managed transportation. Marty has held multiple positions at Ruan over his 25-year career that have given him a wide base of experience in sales and operations. Prior to Ruan, Marty worked for LTL carrier Central Transport and institutional food wholesaler Martin Brothers Distribution. Marty is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in transportation and logistics. He currently serves on the Iowa State University Supply Chain Forum.
Ruan provides Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, Value-Added Warehousing, and Brokerage Support Services to customers across the U.S. Ruan’s Integrated Supply Chain Solutions services encompass all aspects of transportation and logistics, providing our customers the ideal combination of asset- and non-asset-based solutions that get your products from point A to point B safely and efficiently. With more than 89 years of transportation management experience, Ruan is one of the top 10 privately owned transportation companies in the country with 300 operations and 6,000 team members.
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