Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises is an American transportation and logistics company that offers services in freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, and international services. Founded in 1956 with headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, the company reported 2013 revenue of $2.03 billion, up 0.3 percent year-over-year.

Werner Enterprises and its units employ more than 11,500 associates and independent contractors. The company offers a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed services. With a fleet of 7,300 tractors and 24,000 trailers, the company provides services throughout North America as well as Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia through ocean, air, and ground transportation.

28 Aug 2015
The return of company founder C.L. Werner as chairman and CEO will help the fifth-largest U.S. truckload carrier map a long-term route, as president and COO Derek Leathers is groomed for a bigger role.
12 Aug 2015
Werner Enterprises has shaken up its top management, with founder C.L. Warner taking the role of chairman from one son and another son giving up his position as vice chairman.
28 Jul 2015
If U.S. shippers feel less pain when it comes time to pay freight bills this year, they can thank the worldwide oil glut. With the third quarter under way, the very significant impact of the collapse in oil and fuel prices over the past year on U.S. freight transportation is clear.
21 Jul 2015
Strong "but not stellar" freight demand, higher rates and keen management of drivers and equipment helped generate more profit for Werner Enterprises, which is using its profits to expand capacity.
24 Apr 2015
Large, diversified truckload carriers found detours around the "soft patch" in the U.S. economy during the first quarter, with most increasing revenue and profit. A lack of drivers may have held back some companies.
22 Apr 2015
Werner Enterprises easily passed a slow-moving economy in the first quarter, increasing trucking revenue 6 percent and net profit 61 percent. Freight demand remains strong in April, the company said.
13 Apr 2015
The "unprecedented" growth of e-commerce, coupled with rapid development of mobile technology, is changing the playbook for shippers and transport operators alike.
13 Apr 2015
Shippers need to work with trucking suppliers to find ways to 'mitigate' driver shortage as pay hikes push up rates, Werner's Derek Leathers says.
02 Feb 2015
The annualized driver turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose to 97 percent in the third quarter, despite the efforts of some carriers to keep drivers by raising pay.
28 Oct 2014
Knight Transportation is using sustainable profit to finance sustainable growth, both through acquisition and organic growth, raising driver pay and adding trucks in a tight market.
27 Oct 2014
Swift Transportation's revenue rises, profit soars as freight volumes leave largest U.S. truckload carrier 'overbooked' in the third quarter, even with additional tractor-trailers.
21 Oct 2014
A summer of strong freight demand drove revenue up 8 percent at Werner Enterprises, which won "sustainable" rate increases from shippers and raised driver pay.