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Very Professional company im sorry i had to leave

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Former Employee - Team Driver  in  Lakeland, FL
Former Employee - Team Driver in Lakeland, FL

I worked at Werner Enterprises full-time for less than a year

Pros

great dispatch great equipment paperless logs are great great benefits

Cons

none to speak of was very pleased

Advice to ManagementAdvice

keep on trucking they way you guys do business

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Solid company

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    Current Employee - NBM  in  Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - NBM in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people at Werner are great
    Plenty of room for advancement

    Cons

    Management thinks they know everythng
    Can be a high stress job
    Difficult to take more than 5 working days in a row off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Simple get input from those that are in the trenches day to day may be able to make some useful changes if you do!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Schnieder would be a better company.

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    Former Employee - Truck Driver  in  Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Lakeland, FL

    I worked at Werner Enterprises full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They hire people straight out of driving school. Not many companies will do this. Had my wife not left me with a young child to raise while I was over the road in training, I would have stayed with the company. However, Schnieder would be a much better choice if you're just out of school, because Schnieder will send you to a 6 week school before putting you with a trainer OTR WHO ACTUALLY HAS TO STAY AWAKE WHEN YOU"RE DRIVING! Werner runs you like a team from day one - -when you're driving, your trainer is asleep.

    Cons

    You basically teach yourself to drive a truck because most of the time the trainer is asleep while you're driving. Yes, this is extremely dangerous...but it's also allowed by Werner.
    The quality of most of the trainers leaves a lot to be desired. The first trainer I had was very anal retentive. I was made to take my shoes off whenever I was in the truck, and was not allowed to eat in the sleeper. He also had a MAJOR attitude. What was worse is the guy TEXTED AND PLAYED VIDEO GAMES ON HIS CELLPHONE WHILE DRIVING! Worst of all, he made me sleep in the upper sleeper while the truck was moving AND IT DID'NT EVEN HAVE A SAFETY HARNESS! rtrainer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a page from "undercover boss" and see if the trainiers are really training. Don't simply rely on an exit survey (which you apparently aren;t reading anyway.) The first trainer refused to give his employee ID # and gets away with it. I had three trainers with Werner, one was good for the most part, the other two ARE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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