The Employer of the Year award has been awarded to Werner Enterprises. The company will be honored at the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)’s Annual Convention in Orlando, FL.
APSCU’s Employer of the Year Award honors an employer who demonstrates an active, long-standing relationship with private sector post-secondary institutions and their students.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company and is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services. Werner has worked closely with the New England Tractor Trailer Training School (NETTTS) for over 20 years, and view NETTTS as a critical supplier of future drivers.
In the past five years, they have hired over 800 graduates into their Newly Licensed Truck Driver Training. Werner also offers up to $6,000 in tuition reimbursement. Werner has been an essential partner to NETTTS by visiting on a bi-monthly basis and participating in career fairs, as well as reporting back to NETTTS on the progress of their students.
“We are pleased to honor Werner Enterprises with APSCU’s Employer of the Year award,” said Steve Gunderson, president and chief executive officer of APSCU. “This is a great example of how our schools work with employers to ensure they are developing the best curriculum for their students to succeed.”