GAIN Clean Fuel CNG Station to Be Built in Iowa
On Thursday, U.S. Oil and Ruan Transportation Management Systems announced a joint agreement to build a GAIN Clean Fuel CNG station in Des Moines, Iowa. Ruan, an industry leader in contract carriage and supply chain solutions, operates 260 locations nationwide and currently has 85 CNG tractors in the Midwest with plans to deploy additional NGVs. It serves a wide variety of customers including grocery, food processing, retail, dairy, metals and manufacturing companies. Ruan is a member of U.S. EPA’s Smartway Transport partnership, which works to increase efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases in the freight carrier industry. “CNG use in the dedicated contract carriage industry is growing, and this not only gives us a competitive advantage by offering an additional lower cost fueling choice, it helps us meet our sustainability goals,” said Ruan’s CEO Steve Chapman. U.S. Oil facilities serve carriers located across the U.S. and has a strategic goal of having more than 100 CNG stations open within the next two years. In the past three months, U.S. Oil has celebrated the grand opening of three GAIN stations in Ohio, Colorado and Wisconsin. Each of these stations is also open for use by other companies and the general public.