OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
provider, recently announced the largest owner operator per mile
increase in company history.
Effective Nov. 3, the increase equates to a total of $10,000 in
increased annual payments for all 48-state Van solo owner operators,
which impacts approximately one third of Werner’s owner operator fleet.
Werner also announced additional owner operator Dedicated opportunities,
significant increases for owner operator Regional routes and special
owner operator interest rates as low as 7.99 percent for low mileage
“As we aim to grow certain aspects of our fleet, we continue to examine
and adjust payment packages where it makes sense for both retention and
expansion,” said Derek Leathers, Werner’s president and COO.
“Professional drivers are vital to our business and our nation’s
economy, so it’s important that we compensate them accordingly.”
The announcement is the latest example of Werner’s committed efforts to
attract and retain professional drivers in the face of the largest
driver shortage in recent history.
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, China and Australia.
Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United
States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that
includes dedicated van, temperature-controlled and flatbed;
medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; and expedited services.
Werner's Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management,
truck brokerage, intermodal and international 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.
Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global
Select MarketSM under the symbol “WERN”. For further
information about Werner, visit the company’s website at www.werner.com.
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