Freight News, Logistics

Werner Enterprises Opens New Joliet Terminal

[ April 5, 2018   //   ]

Werner Enterprises has announced the grand opening of its new Joliet, Illinois,terminal, replacing its Channahon, Illinois, drop yard.

The 64,100-square foot building will provide professional drivers with the latest amenities, including: driver simulators, computer based training (CBT), laundry facilities, fitness rooms, showers, a quiet lounge, phone charging stations, complimentary ice, an arcade, a dog run, an ATM and a company store. The facility also includes 26 paved acres of parking and a Maintenance Shop.

“We are excited to provide a new state-of-the-art facility that will enhance the lives of our professional drivers,” said President and CEO Derek Leathers. “This aligns with our initiative to continue building, expanding and upgrading our terminal network nationwide.”

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.

Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services. International services are provided through Werner’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and
ground transportation; freight forwarding, and customs brokerage.