Werner Enterprises

Industry: Trucking & Transportation

About Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises is a transportation and logistics team that has a long standing tradition of hiring and supporting veteran and veteran spouses. Werner's commitment to be military-ready has remained solid throughout the past few years and veterans comprise approximately 20% of the company's professional workforce. Werner excels in hiring veterans in which we have hired more than 10,500 veterans since 2012 and more than 730 veteran spouses since May 2013.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

Werner has created a military-friendly work environment through Operation Freedom: a comprehensive veteran and veteran spouse program that sponsors initiatives including proactive veteran and veteran spouse hiring, industry first Department of Labor apprenticeship programs for truck drivers and diesel mechanics to allow those eligible to use their GI Bill education funds, a veteran GI Bill tuition reimbursement program, Military Skills Test Waiver hiring, the creation of Werner Veterans Enrichment Toolkit (WeVET): an affinity program for veteran and veteran spouses, an employer sponsored training program, and a Freedom Fleet comprised of 9 military-themed trucks. The trucking industry turnover rate has been in the triple digits for years. In Dec,2017 per truck.com turnover rates were 95% while Werner was less than 70%.

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