Founder Clarence L. (CL) Werner purchased a Ford-gasoline powered truck and entered the trucking business in 1956. CL Werner started hauling cargo for other companies, building the company one truck at a time, hauling in regional areas. Today, nearly 65 years since CL’s journey began, Werner Enterprises, Inc. is an asset-based logistics provider and one of the five largest truckload carriers in the United States.
The company offers a diversified portfolio of transportation and logistics services to companies around the globe, including:
In addition, Werner offers an alliance carrier network of more than 26,000 carriers and ocean, air and rail providers.
Doing Our Part
Werner Enterprises has a strong foundation of driving greater sustainability throughout our nearly 65-year history. Our success in reducing our carbon footprint has made us an industry leader, but sustainability is just the beginning. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Vision Statement and our Core Values all work in conjunction with our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative to better communicate our successes and to help us identify new areas of focus for further improvement. We take great pride in our transparency.
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Werner offers a modern, premium fleet and a comprehensive preventative maintenance program, resulting in clean, professional-looking equipment, maximum cargo capacity and minimal equipment downtime.
Maintaining a new fleet with an average tractor age of 2 years results in:
Increased driver satisfaction and retention.
Benefits of latest machine technology to improve fuel efficiency.
Lower maintenance cost.
Excellence resale value for driver-preferred well-maintained trucks.
Higher horsepower maintains consistent productivity over various road grades.
Provide better on-time service to customers and less downtime.
Strategically located throughout the United States, our terminals provide access to our drivers, equipment and local recruiting, along with local employment opportunities.
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