Werner Enterprises Reviews

Updated March 29, 2015
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  1. Not bad, pleanty of miles

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    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    Great equipment, plenty of freight

    Cons

    Low pay not much room for growth where I live

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. Company is okay for new drivers needing experience. But for seasoned drivers, it really a great place to make money.

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    Current Employee - Truck Driver Regional in Fayetteville, NC
    Current Employee - Truck Driver Regional in Fayetteville, NC

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    Good equipment, great equipment from start.

    Cons

    Low pay, to many days out with very small amount of time at home.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work more with drivers to make driving experience more rewarding and more home time per week or time off for reset.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Good place to get your start

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Company Driver in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Company Driver in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Large company means plenty of freight to deliver, especially on dedicated accounts.

    Cons

    They are buying lots of new trucks (many with auto trans), but you may or may not get a really good truck at the very beginning.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer pay when drivers are delayed by weather. Currently, if you are stuck because of a snow storm, you don't get any income.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    I feel that the company is simply a great starter company.

    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great lunchroom (The food there is a step down from restaurant quality)
    Great benefits (Has every benefit you would ever need)
    Relocation options (Werner is everywhere an is always hiring)
    good bonuses
    negation able hours

    Cons

    Bad leadership
    Unfair promotion system
    short retention (most people leave after two years)
    Full time salary (they are able to work you well past 60 hours with no over time pay)
    Pay is average overall

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Diversify the Leadership

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6. 1st year driving

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    5500-6500 miles a week as a team driver

    Cons

    Pay per mile does not increase fast enough

  7. 3 people found this helpful

    My outlook

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    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Hampton, VA
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Hampton, VA

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    They pay on time, Great benefits

    Cons

    Little to know home time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When we need to get home get us home don't just say we acknowledge it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. This is a great start up.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    This is basically a paycheck to paycheck job.

    Cons

    Hardly no room for promotions, no time-off if so, not compensated for it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

  9. 3 people found this helpful

    Still in training, but already seeing scary trends...

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    Too early to tell, but the training staff and terminal folks have been courteous thus far. I have heard dedicated routes are worth it.

    Cons

    Lack of caring from drivers and NO pressure from upper management to fix these issues. I'm OTR training and nearly half the trailers we have pulled have had issues. Whether it is cracked brake shoes, lights, door seals, or tires there have been lots of issues. It is very early with this company, but I am already starting to see bad trends which cause me to fix others laziness and simple avoidable issues. I don't mind working hard, but when I open a trailer full of cardboard and pallets and then find it has cracked brakes and an ABS light that is not working...THIS IS PLAIN LAZINESS!! Punish those responsible for MAKING THE MESS, NOW those FIXING THE MESS OTHERS HAVE MADE.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold drivers responsible for their actions. If a driver enters a dropped trailer into their Qualcomm with "No" checked next to the question "Dropped trailer needs maintence?" And the next driver finds a bunch of maintence issues, the driver who didn't do their job by not checking the trailer they dropped should be punished. If drivers started getting fined $20 for every trailer they dropped in awful condition or stacked with garbage, these issues would clear up very quickly. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY IS NOT HARD. If something is wrong, get it fixed, or lose your pay for not doing your job correctly. Pretty simple really. Lastly, stop punishing the good drivers who really do want to see productive change occur in this company. Every driver that is left out of commission due to a faulty trailer or tractor. COMPENSATE THEM BETTER, so they are rewarded for finding the issues in your company. Don't thank your people by punishing them by not repairing or compensating them in a timely manner. By not rewarding people they soon lose the drive to want to do the right thing.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    Good pay, good miles on the right account

    Cons

    Not much home time. Fleet mangers can be a headache.

    No opinion of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful

    Walmart Dedicated/ Starter or Team Company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    great starting pay Walmart really takes care of their trailers and people... Werner/Walmart dispatcher Mark is awesome he cares and my job was fairly relaxing and quite chill... Home time was great i was home the day i requested or the next day...

    You have to make any job your own , dont wait til everything goes haywire to care about your career ...My time on the WMT acct was good and when you and your dispatcher has an understanding like a team its great

    Cons

    When Walmart switched my dispatcher and Mark started working weekends only... UNTIL they assigned 2 lilboys Z n B who are scared to communicate with you as if your going to bite there heads off... meaning they always think your trying to tell them what to do always on defense it was strange... like guys hey im on your side.. if u can avoid these 2 plz do... it was always like some secret if they didnt have u a load im like dude i dont mind being on relax mode until u find me a load but they kept u on edge let me know whats going on...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    its alright to talk to the drivers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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