Werner Enterprises Posts Double-Digit Gains in Revenue, Profits in 3Q

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Werner Enterprises posted double-digit gains in revenue and profits in the third quarter as demand for the company’s one-way truckload freight hauling services was “stronger than normal” and shippers paid higher rates.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Werner to Appeal $89.7 Million Verdict Related to Texas Crash

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Werner Enterprises Inc. plans to appeal a jury verdict awarding the surviving members of a Texas family $89.7 million in connection with a December 2014 fatal crash. In the crash, a pickup truck crossed a median and collided with a Werner tractor-trailer on an icy interstate near Odessa, Texas, according to a statement by the motor carrier’s attorney.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 24, 2018
Top 100

Werner Transportation Announces First Quarter Earnings Beating Expectations

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Werner Enterprises Inc. on April 19 reported improved year-over-year revenue and earnings for its fiscal first quarter.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 20, 2018

Werner Profits Climb Despite Logistics Challenges

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Werner Enterprises reported fourth-quarter net income of $30.6 million Jan. 29, or earnings per diluted share of 42 cents, beating expectations of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg of $27.8 million and 39 cents per share. Earnings per share in the year-ago quarter was 30 cents.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
January 29, 2018
Government, Business, TCA

Proposed Werner Facility in Limbo After Pennsylvania Town Runs Out of Time to Vote

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A proposal for a trucking facility in Palmer Township remains in limbo after supervisors ran out of time to vote on a conditional use permit after a three-hour meeting Aug. 14.

Michelle Merlin | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
August 15, 2017

Most Truckload Carriers Expect to Report Lower Earnings in Second Quarter

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The truckload industry continued to struggle in the second quarter and earnings are expected to be down year-over-year for most carriers, based on forecasts from industry analysts and interviews with several fleets.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 7, 2017

Werner to Implement MacroPoint’s Load Tracking Platform

Werner Enterprises will implement MacroPoint’s freight tracking platform in its North American logistics business, the companies said in a joint announcement.

Transport Topics
May 16, 2017

Werner Enterprises Joins Pursuit of Final-Mile Delivery


The business of delivering goods purchased online that are too large or too heavy for parcel carriers just got a little more crowded, as truckload carrier Werner Enterprises joins the pursuit with the launch of Werner Final Mile.

Transport Topics
May 16, 2017

Pennsylvania Town Tables Proposed Werner Facility, Again

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The need for a pavement study and intersection analysis kept a proposed trucking facility in Palmer Township, Pa., from gaining planning board approval.

Michelle Merlin | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
May 10, 2017
Government, Business

Trucking Executive Calls on Congress to Raise Fuel Taxes

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WASHINGTON — Raising the federal tax on fuel and indexing it to inflation would be the most ideal approach for restoring long-term funding for big-ticket infrastructure maintenance programs, Werner Enterprises Inc. CEO Derek Leathers told a Senate panel on April 4. 

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017