We Are Werner


When was Werner Enterprises founded?

Werner Enterprises was founded in 1956 by Clarence (C.L.) Werner at the age of 19 when he sold his car to purchase a 1956 Ford F-800 Big Job truck. C.L. became the Company’s first driver.

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What are Werner’s primary businesses?

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. Werner's 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.

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Who are Werner’s customers?

Werner maintains a diversified customer base with no one customer exceeding 9% of total revenues. Approximately 70% of the freight transported or managed by Werner consists of retail merchandise, grocery products and consumer products. We focus on transporting consumer non-durable products that generally ship more consistently throughout the year and whose volumes are less variable when there is a cyclical downturn in the economy.

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How many employees does Werner have?

As of December 31, 2018, we employed 9,616 drivers; 631 mechanics and maintenance associates for our trucking operation; 1,343 office associates for our trucking operation; and 1,262 associates for Werner Logistics, international and our other non-trucking operations. We also had 580 independent contractors who provide both a tractor and a driver or drivers. None of our U.S., Canadian or Chinese associates are represented by a collective bargaining unit, and we consider relations with our associates to be good.

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What is Werner’s year end? When are quarterly financial results released?

Werner’s year end is December 31. Quarterly financial results for each of the first three quarters of the year are typically released in an earnings release approximately three to four weeks following the last day of the quarter. Quarterly financial results for the fourth quarter of the year are typically released approximately four to five weeks following year-end.

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How can I get a history of WERN’s stock history?

The 'Historical Stock Quote' tool on our Stock Quote & Chart page allows you to look up the historical closing stock price for any single trading day since June 1986.

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When was Werner Enterprises’ initial public offering (IPO)?

Werner Enterprises went public on June 20, 1986.

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When has Werner Enterprises stock splits?

September 21, 1992. Two-for-one stock split.
August 9, 1996. Three-for-two stock split.
May 13, 1998. Five-for-four stock split.
March 14, 2002. Four-for-three stock split.
September 30, 2003. Five-for-four split.

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How can I receive Werner Enterprises’ latest financial documents?

Werner Enterprises’ Annual Report, 10-K Report, and latest 10-Q report are available on our web site. Also, copies of our quarterly earnings releases are available on our web site. If you would like copies of these reports mailed to you, please request them from invrelations@werner.com. Please include your name, address and which reports you are requesting.

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What about automatic email alerts?

You can receive an email alert whenever news releases, financial information or SEC filings are posted on Werner Enterprises’ web site. To register, click on the “Email Alerts” button in the menu bar on the left.

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Which stock research analysts cover Werner Enterprises?

You can view a complete list of the research analysts who cover Werner Enterprises on our Analyst Coverage page.

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How do I contact Werner Investor Relations?

The best way to contact Werner Investor Relations is by sending us an email at invrelations@werner.com.

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Where are your shares listed and traded?

Werner Enterprises is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol WERN.

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Who is your transfer agent?

Our stock transfer agent is Equiniti Trust Company, Shareowner Services, Post Office Box 64854, St. Paul, MN, 55164-0854. Their telephone number is 800-468-9716 and they are also available online at www.shareowneronline.com. Our transfer agent can assist you with a variety of shareholder services including change of address, transfer of stock to another person, and questions about your Werner Enterprises shares.

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When are dividends paid on WERN common stock?

Werner Enterprises has been paying cash dividends on its common stock following each of its quarters since 1987. Quarterly dividends are paid in January, May, July, and October. Please click here to see our dividend history. No assurance can be given that dividends will be paid in the future since they are dependent on earnings, the financial condition of the Company and other factors.

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Can I buy stock directly from Werner Enterprises?

No. At this time, Werner Enterprises does not offer the ability to buy shares directly from the Company.

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Does Werner Enterprises have a dividend reinvestment plan?

No. At this time, Werner Enterprises does not have a dividend reinvestment plan.

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