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July 16, 2021 11:15 AM, EDT

Werner Enterprises Opens New Pennsylvania Terminal

Werner truck Werner Enterprises has more than 8,000 trucks, 24,000 trailers and nearly 13,000 employees, according to the company. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

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Werner Enterprises opened a new terminal located in Lehigh Valley, Pa., the company announced July 12.

The 67,500-square-foot facility will have 200 trailer parking stalls and 90 tractor parking stalls.

The terminal location will host driver safety courses and career track programs for professional drivers new to the transportation and logistics company.

Facility Amenities 

• Showers

• Laundry

• Company store

• Workout facility

• Lounge

• Full-service tractor and trailer shop

“Providing state-of-the-art facilities for our professional drivers is very important to us, and this new terminal will be one of the best in our network,” Werner CEO Derek Leathers said in a statement. “Terminal locations serve a vital role in the productivity and, most importantly, the safety of our drivers, and we will continue to invest in them to ensure they are always best-in-class.”

Werner, headquartered in Omaha, Neb., said the facility will add 70 jobs to the Lehigh Valley area, including office and maintenance associates.

Werner also said the new terminal is part of its investment and sustainability strategy focused on trucks, trailers, talent, terminals and technology.

The company said that its goal is to provide its drivers with a safe and comfortable place to pull over, rest and reset, as well as provide important maintenance for their truck and trailer.

Werner Enterprises ranks No. 17 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America. — Transport Topics

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