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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 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 local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed 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.

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Werner Enterprises
14507 Frontier Road
Omaha, Nebraska, 68138
United States
(402) 895-6640
(800) 228-2240

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Driver recruitment woes have ‘abated somewhat,’ top TL executives say
The decades-long and ever-perplexing truck driver shortage—estimated in excess of 80,000 by the American Trucking Associations—has eased somewhat, according to leading trucking executives. In exclusive interviews with LM, top executives say years of pay increases have apparently paid off in better retention and recruitment of qualified drivers.

Werner announces its acquisition of ReedTMS Logistics
Omaha, Neb.-based Werner Enterprises, a global freight transportation and logistics services provider and the nation’s seventh-largest truckload carrier, said this week it has acquired Tampa, Fla.-based Reed Transport Services Inc. and RTS-TMS Inc., through the signing of a definitive agreement and closing on the acquisition of 100% of Reed’s stock.

Werner expands final mile portfolio with acquisition of NEHDS Logistics LLC
Werner officials said that bringing NEHDS into the fold will allow it to integrate the company into its existing nationwide final mile home delivery network, for big and bulky products, and also provide current and existing customers with an expanded menu of service offerings.

Werner Enterprises acquires 80% of truckload carrier ECM Transport Group
The acquisition of ECM will boost Omaha, Neb.-based Werner’s fleet by more than 6% as well as increasing coverage for regional short-haul freight in these geographic markets.

Computer chip shortage stalls Class 8 production, further dampening trucking capacity
It’s starting to affect the trucking industry’s Class 8 sales, which were off to a torrid start in 2021. Even with the driver shortage affecting overall capacity, trucking companies are seeking to modernize their fleets to take advantage of fuel savings, reduced maintenance and newer amenities.

Q4 2020 Truckload Update: Strong demand, tight capacity and rising rates
Trucking is seeing a big bounce back in demand, and tight capacity puts TL carriers in control of rates—but longer-term issues remain. Who will supply the necessary pool of drivers? And will a new spike in the pandemic drive another slowdown?

New HOS tweaks in effect with flexibility lauded on 30-minute driver rest breaks
The latest tweaks to the 83-year-old truck driver hours of service regulations went into effect Sept. 29 as the Transportation Department’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) attempts to build in flexibility to a monolithic regulation covering some 3.5 million long-haul truckers.

Carrier execs say they are optimistic about Peak Season prospects at CSCMP EDGE
When asked to assess 2020 Peak Season prospects, a pair of executives at some of the nation’s leading motor carrier and logistics services providers said at this week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) virtual conference indicated things are looking solid.

Congress looks to punt on new highway bill funding, kicking problem into 2021
Like seemingly everything else in Washington, Republicans and Democrats are light years apart in negotiations over a new five-year federal highway spending bill, and seem likely to kick the problem into 2021. That inaction—on what was once considered a so-called “must-pass” piece of legislation—is frustrating to leading trucking executives and others who rely on a modern American infrastructure network of interstate highways, bridges, ports and airports.

Werner is taking its Final Mile service North of the border into Canada
Company officials said that Werner Final Mile will provide national delivery and related services to residential and business locations throughout all Canadian provinces and territories. They added that this service leverages the company’s strategic alliance agent network, delivering large or heavy items by two uniformed associates manning a liftgate straight truck, in order for customers to ship things like non-conveyable products, including returns and exchanges, in the United States and Canada.

Trucker Tools takes Werner Enterprises live for added visibility, predictive freight-matching
There is a new trend increasingly seen in third-party logistics (3PL). Major 3PLs and brokers are evolving from pursuing "one and done" implementations of third-party transportation technologies.

Werner’s Leathers provides insight into various industry topics
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently had an opportunity to talk to Derek Leathers, president and chief executive officer of Werner Enterprises, about market conditions, the ongoing driver shortage, and pricing, among other topics.

Report says that possible UPS-Werner last mile partnership could be in the works
Everywhere you look, the last-mile delivery market seems to be heating up. And a report published by Reuters yesterday could be labeled as the latest example of that. The report indicated that UPS is currently in talks with Omaha, Nebraska-based truckload and logistics services provider Werner Enterprises to “launch launch an in-home delivery service for large, heavy goods such as couches and treadmills, as the world’s largest package deliverer looks to cash in on one the fastest growing segments...

Shippers Ready to “Bear the Brunt” of Higher Trucking Rates for Electronic Logging Devices
Most truckload executives and brokers say the productivity hit on the implementation of electronic logging devices by December 2017, will be in the 4-to-7 percent range.

Newly public Schneider, Werner bright spots in dull Q2 TL earnings picture
Truckload executives said it was not a profitable environment in the second quarter as shippers are pressing carriers for rate reductions on contract renewals. Fuel surcharge revenue also is declining.

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