Werner Enterprises, Inc. is a premier American logistics and transportation company founded in 1956 by Clarence L. (C.L.) Werner. Werner's entrepreneurship drove him to start his own business with only one truck, at the age of 19. Using his car as a down payment, Werner. bought a gas powered 1956 Ford F800 truck and began hauling cargo for other companies within Nebraska and interstate. By hauling grain, watermelon and fence posts, he was able to grow his company organically. Werner expanded his company one truck at a time, mainly hauling in regional areas.
As a testament to Werner's entrepreneurial spirit, the company went public in 1986. The fleet of trucks had grown to 630 trucks. Today, the fleet is comprised of almost 7,500 tractors and 25,000 trailers. The company boasts more than 11,500 associates and independent contractors.
Among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States today, Werner Enterprises is the portrait of what other trucking companies aim to be. It is a global enterprise, which now manages multinational transport, and international trade. Werner Enterprises, also known as Werner Trucking, maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Additionally it has regional offices throughout the North America, Australia, and China.
Werner Trucking is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States. The company's largest customer base remains in the retail and consumer product industries. Manufactured products and grocery products, round out the remainder of the company's commodity shipping services.
Additionally, Werner Enterprises offers truck brokerage , freight management, domestic and international services. Werner’s global and domestic subsidiary companies helps it carry out its international opearations which include air, ground and ocean transportation, freight forwarding, and customs brokerage.
Trading on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol WERN, Werner Enterprises has provided consistent profitable growth. Today it is trading at a 900% premium over its initial public offering.
Werner Enterprises offers many opportunities for drivers, throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada within the various Van, Flatbed and Temperature Controlled services. Their diversity of services allows their drivers flexibility to drive for services that suit their lifestyles, with the added benefit of living in any area of the country they prefer. As a member of the Werner Trucking team, you receive personal attention and your fleet manager knows you by name.
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