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Werner Enterprises Company Profile

Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises, INC is based out of Omaha, NE and was founded in 1956. Werner is among the 5 largest truckload carriers in the United States with more than 7,250 trucks and over 25,000 trailers. While the majority of freight is dry van, Werner also hauls some temperature controlled and flatbed freight as well.

Online Resources For Werner Enterprises

Driving Opportunities With Werner Check out the Werner employment page.

Werner Equipment Find out what type of trucks Werner uses.

Werner Company History See how Werner was founded and how they became the company they are today.

Werner Enterprises Terminal Locations

Headquarters: Omaha, NE
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Fontana, CA
  • Fontana, CA
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Laredo, TX
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Springfield, OH
  • Allentown, PA
  • Channahan, IL
  • Brownstown, MI

Werner Enterprises Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • At least 21 years of age at time of hire.
  • Maximum of 3 traffic violations in the last 3 years.
  • Accidents are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • No drunk driving related convictions within the past 3 years.
  • Meet and pass all DOT physical requirements which includes an illegal substance screening.
  • Be able to fulfill the physical demands of the job.
  • If no experience, be a graduate of a truck driving school approved by Drivers Management (over 800 schools throughout the United States).

Werner Enterprises Hiring & Operating Areas, Training & Freight

Hiring Area

All 48 continental United States.

Operating Area

All 48 continental Unites States as well as Canada.

Company Training Duration

Training hours range from 70 to 275 hours.

Type Of Freight
  • Dry Van
  • Refrigerated
  • Flatbed
  • Dedicated

Werner Enterprises Driver Pay

Werner Careers Truck Driving Jobs

During company training student drivers will earn a flat salary of $450 per week for the first 0-275 hours. Drivers in training may also draw a maximum of $150 / week as a cash advance once assigned to a trainer.

Werner Enterprises Company Policies

  • Hometime Policy

    OTR drivers receive 1 day of hometime for each week spent on the road with a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time. Hometime on regional and dedicated accounts vary but daily and weekly hometime opportunities exist in certain areas.

  • Rider And Pet Policy

    Werner does have a rider program for those over 12 years of age as long as an insurance form and small insurance fee are submitted. A small pet is also allowed but you will not be able to have the pet with you during training.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    After 30 days of employment, drivers can earn an additional $100 per month up to a maximum of $7,500 in tuition reimbursement.

  • Canada Border Crossing Policy

    While Canadian freight is available, drivers are not forced to drive into Canada.

  • Team Opportunities

    Both team and solo operations are available.

Werner Enterprises Company Policies

Werner Enterprises
Drop And Hook

Approximately 80% of all freight is drop and hook.

Hazardous Materials

Drivers may refuse freight containing placarded hazardous materials.

Forced Dispatch

Yes, except for Canada, and freight containing placarded hazardous materials.

Werner Enterprises Company Policies

  • Average Age Of Equipment

    Trucks are on average 1.9 years old.

  • Transmission Type

    10 speed manual transmissions, and automatics.

  • Speed Of Trucks

    Truck speeds range between 61mph and 65mph with most trucks operating at no higher than 62mph.

  • Electronic / Paper Logs

    This was the first carrier to use DOT approved e-logs. The entire fleet uses e-logs and has for many years.

  • APU / Idle Policy

    Some trucks are equipped with APU's but the majority of trucks are not equipped. For trucks without an APU, automatic engine start / shut off features are used to maintain a comfortable temperature and charged batteries.

  • Local / Regional / Dedicated Opportunities

    Various dedicated and regional positions are available for drivers with at least 6 months of OTR driving experience. There are over 125 dedicated fleets currently in operation at Werner.

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