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Werner Enterprises enters last-mile logistics market

Truckload operator Werner Enterprises is leaping into the fast-growing last-mile logistics market. Werner Final Mile will use uniformed team drivers to deliver large or heavy items to homes and businesses using straight trucks equipped with lift gates. The “white glove” service will tap a software platform designed for fully automated, high-volume e-commerce transactions.

The service will leverage Werner’s existing network, which includes nearly 200 locations across the United States, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said Monday. “Our significant investment in technology and network development make Werner Final Mile services another key element in our comprehensive logistics portfolio,” Chief Operating Officer Marty Nordlund said.

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May 15, 2017