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About Werner

Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services. International services are provided through Werner’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.

Executive Chairman Clarence L. Werner founded Werner Enterprises in 1956. He started his business with one truck at the age of 19.

Clarence L. Werner

Werner Enterprises completed its initial public offering in April 1986 with a fleet of 630 trucks. Today, the fleet consists of more than 7,800 tractors, 24,000 trailers and approximately 13,000 associates and independent contractors worldwide.

The main commodities of freight transported are retail store merchandise, consumer products, manufactured products and grocery products.

Purpose Statement

To deliver world-class supply chain solutions to the global marketplace responsibly and safely while exceeding the expectations of our customers, shareholders and associates.

Werner Enterprises is known for:

  • Late model equipment
  • Productive, professional drivers who are safety conscious and deliver on time
  • One of the lowest driver out of service (OOS) rates in the industry
  • Experienced, professional management team with substantial industry and company experience
  • Leadership in technology
  • Innovation in paperless logging technology
  • Licensed NVOCC, Freight Forwarder and U.S. Customs broker
  • C-TPAT, PIP, ACE, FAST, TSA-approved Indirect Air Carrier and IATA Accredited Cargo Agent. Conducts carrier management, rating, insurance, document management and U.S. Customs clearance
  • Network of more than 7,800 trucks, over 16,000 alliance carriers and ocean, air and rail providers

Werner Enterprises has consistently profitable financial results and a solid financial position and is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol WERN.