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Werner Enterprises Reviews

Updated June 12, 2017
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C.L. Werner
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Pros
  • Good company to work for treat you like family (in 12 reviews)

  • Had a great dispatcher, good benefits, and there was room for growth (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay to start, get's somewhat better (in 20 reviews)

  • Most of the accounts are on the east coast and the home time is crap (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Solid company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Werner involves their employees and makes us feel important. Lots of room to grow here at Werner and be successful

    Cons

    Very young and inexperienced leadership in the department. It's transportation so there are no real processes. Long hours and few holidays off can be draining

    Advice to Management

    Less hours.


  2. "Truck driver"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Unemployed in Oneonta, NY
    Former Employee - Unemployed in Oneonta, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Werner Enterprises full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's a good starter company to get your experience

    Cons

    The pay isn't that good

    Advice to Management

    Just listen to your driver's

  3. "Fleet Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fleet Manager in Duncan, OK
    Current Employee - Fleet Manager in Duncan, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere. Driver interactions can be fulfilling

    Cons

    Long hours and locations often in the middle of no where


  4. "Great place to Start"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Columbus, IN
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Columbus, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good equipment. Great place for new drivers to get experience so they can get a better job elsewhere

    Cons

    Big Company. Too many moving parts. Total lack of compassion and empathy for drivers. Great place for new drivers to get experience for better job.

    Advice to Management

    Pay better and give drivers better home time


  5. "Shag driver"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shag Driver in Channahon, IL
    Current Employee - Shag Driver in Channahon, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to be home every day choose the days you want to work basically. Top-of-the-line equipment. Quick over the road maintenance.

    Cons

    Sometimes working from 6 to 8. Doing long halls for little pay.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your drivers more. You'll keep them longer.


  6. "Truck Driver"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Class A Truck Driver in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Werner Enterprises full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities, livable wage at the bottom and more money than I've ever known at the top.

    Cons

    Performance isn't best bet to gain advancement, managers will keep good drivers down to keep their averages up.

    Advice to Management

    Keep active profile on drivers for use by auxiliary staff. Encourage communication with drivers to avoid unnecessary frustration.


  7. "Great employees to work in a team environment."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager in Papillion, NE
    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager in Papillion, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Werner Enterprises full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employees are really helpful with any question and go out of their way to teach new employee the industry. Good employee facilities like outside track, cafeteria, company store, and break areas.

    Cons

    Lack of developmental career growth to meet individual employee needs. The training could use a better processes that help to better give the employees an understanding of fast paced industry.

    Advice to Management

    Improve the progression career goals to meet individual employee needs not department productivity levels for better new employee retention.

  8. "Driver"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Driver in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to learn. New equipment with great support and lots of work to do.

    Cons

    No pay. the money goes into equipment and maintenance. You get the miles but the rate is half of industry standard.

    Advice to Management

    Better rates for the drivers.


  9. "Hurt Broke CanNot Work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Werner Enterprises full-time

    Pros

    they will hire you over and over again

    Cons

    Got hurt in Atl. Ga. was let go while still hurt. Been trying to get workcomp. settlement for three years. They keep paying off my lawyers to sit on my case and do nothing. Payed off one to not take the case to court.Now I am sitting home can not do that job anymore and can not take care of myself and can not get them to do what the law requires them to do and that is take care of their employees that are hurt. Please donot get hurt on this job because it will be as if you never worked for this no good company.

    Advice to Management

    Do the right thing ,when it comes to your drivers.


  10. "Great learning experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OTR Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - OTR Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Have a great FM. I just do my job and do it well. Lucky not to me micro managed.
    Benys are good.

    Cons

    Great CO to work for as long as you don't need to make money.
    There is minimal room for advancement unless you have 30 years in front of you.

    Advice to Management

    You are loosing valuable talent as the CO is too big to recognize a job well done.


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