Werner Enterprises is a truckload carrier company; it was founded in 1956 by Clarence L.Werner. This company is the fifth largest carrier company in USA, also operating in Canada and Mexico. Today the company operates with a fleet of 8,900 tractors, more than 24,735 trailers, and approximately employs 11,000 drivers, 2,000 administrative supports and 9, 00 fleet maintenance employees. The main transportation services include: retail store merchandise, consumer products, food and paper products, beverages, industrial products, and building materials. Werner was recognized as Americas Best Big Companies in 2002 by Fortune Magazine.
The Werner philosophy is to work very hard and to have the best people. For that reason, Werner provides the finest service; it meets and exceeds its customers' expectations while maintaining a high standard of safety, profitability and integrity. Since its foundation, Werner Enterprises has always been looking for the best strategies; some of these include having the latest model equipment, with a lead in technologies, to be highly productive, and provide efficient on-time service with the low accident rates. Besides that, Werner has a firm financial position. It is publicly traded on NASDAQ.
Werner is recognized throughout the market for working with the newest fleets with late-model-high equipment. This policy lets Werner increase driver satisfaction and retention, improve fuel efficiency, reduce maintenance cost, and something very important for the company, which is to improve driver comfort features.
Werner opens to people the opportunity to get an excellent professional training and offers a complete benefits package, which includes medical, dental and vision plans, accidental and death dismemberment, disability/accidental and cancer plan, stock purchase, paid time off, tuition reimbursement. Werner also has an interesting internship program, which develops career opportunities in a corporate business environment with the objective to train employees for a successful leadership. This program supplements the academic aspects with a rewarding practical experience.