OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier truckload transportation and
logistics provider, is pleased to announce a significant pay increase
for its 48-state solo Van company drivers.
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the increase equates to an average of $5,000 in
increased annual pay for all 48-state solo Van company drivers, which
impacts approximately 1,400 company drivers in Werner’s One-Way
Truckload Van fleet.
“We consistently review compensation packages to see where improvements
can and should be made,” said Derek Leathers, Werner’s president and
COO. “Pay increases are one piece of our multi-faceted approach to
attract and retain the best in the industry and make Werner the employer
This is Werner’s second pay increase announcement this month. Effective
Nov. 3, Werner announced the largest owner operator per mile increase in
company history that equates to a total of $10,000 in increased annual
payments for all 48-state solo Van 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 truck purchases.
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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