Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) said it has announced a pay increase for its 48-state solo Van Company drivers.
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the increase equates to an average of USD5,000 in increased annual pay for all 48-state solo Van company drivers, which impacts approximately 1,400 company drivers in Werner´s One-Way Truckload Van fleet.
This is Werner´s second pay increase announcement this month. Effective Nov. 3, Werner announced the largest owner operator per mile increase in company history that equates to a total of USD10,000 in increased annual payments for all 48-state solo Van owner operators, which impacts approximately one third of Werner´s owner operator fleet.
Werner also announced additional owner operator Dedicated opportunities, significant increases for owner operator Regional routes and special owner operator interest rates as low as 7.99 percent for low mileage truck purchases.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia.