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Werner Enterprises – Company Overview

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Werner Enterprises, Inc. (Werner) is a transportation and logistics company engaged primarily in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce.The company also provides logistics services through its Value Added Services (VAS) division. The company primarily operates in the US. It is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, and employs about 14,388 people.

The company recorded revenues of $2,071.2 million during the fiscal year ended December 2007, a decrease of 0.5% compared with 2006.The decrease in revenues was due to increasingly weaker freight demand, record setting high fuel prices, a slowing domestic economy and the lingering effects of the 2006 truck pre-buy.The operating profit of the company was $136.5 million in 2007, a decrease of 17% compared with 2006.The net profit was $75.4 million in 2007, a decrease of 23.5% compared with 2006.