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good money if you're willing to train

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Driver
Current Employee - Driver

I have been working at Werner Enterprises

Pros

Training is where you will find the money at Werner because you get paid for every mile your student drives in addition to your own driving. So basically you are receiving the pay of a team all for yourself while Werner pays your student a separate small weekly salary.

Cons

If you just want to run single I would suggest looking elsewhere. Almost anyone else will offer you better pay and miles because Werner favors their training teams over everyone else. Benefits are comparable to everyone else.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please improve the response times of the driver support staff, especially over the weekend. Your drivers are out there 24/7. It gets old hearing about "short staffing" all the time.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company to START trucking career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Truck Driver
    Current Employee - Truck Driver

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    Lots of account, good benefits, pay can b good if on right account n dispatch. Nationwide fuel network decent equipment

    Cons

    Werner does not pay well for experience. Dispatchers can b idiots. Too big of a company n makes u feel like just a number

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Run the company how CL did. All the vets I talk to say werner was a very good company when pops was in charge

    Disapproves of CEO
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    Company Physicians do not have same criteria

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Former Driver
    Former Employee - Former Driver

    I worked at Werner Enterprises

    Pros

    Easy to get hired
    Initial transportation to terminal paid
    Friendly at hiring terminals
    Assigned to trucks immediately
    receiving first dispatch quickly

    Cons

    2 different company physicians have 2 different physical criterias.
    Weekend dispatchers not fully trained in emergencies or breakdowns
    unrealistic timeline for seeking personal physician re-evaluations and tests
    Dispatchers do not care about work/home balances

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If a company physician deems it necessary to question driver abilities and ask for additional private physician testing, then do it where the driver is! Don't send them back to home state and then only give 30 days to get appointment, get tested, get results, and THEN try to get results to Werner. Please remember some physicians are booked 2 months in advance and cannot/will not take walk-ins, even if it means that persons job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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