Payment Options

Werner Enterprises Offers Three Payment Plans:
Standard, Quick Pay, and Advance Pay

Standard Pay:

  • No Fee
  • Funds available & released by check or ACH (automatic funds transfer) within 30 days of receipt of Invoice, BOL, POD, lumper receipts, etc.
Set-up

There are no special set up requirements for the Standard Payment method unless the carrier wants payment by Electronic Funds Transfer (ACH). If so, read the following instructions:

  • Carrier must complete and return the Funds Transfer Authorization Form.
    • Once we have the Funds Transfer Authorization Form, you will receive an email explaining the ACH validation process.
    • We will send a Prenote to your bank to verify your banking information. The Prenote process will take 8 days for approval. Once approved, ACH will be active for your account.
Payment
  • After delivery, carrier should invoice Werner for the full amount of the load including any additional charges that have been approved by the broker such as lumper fees.
    • Include all required documents - BOL, Tour Confirmation sheet (please also list the tour number on your invoice), POD, lumper receipts, etc.
  • Per our contract, Carrier will be paid within 30 days by check or ACH (as discussed above) upon receipt of your invoice and proper documentation.

Quick Pay:

  • 1.5% deducted from total invoice
  • Funds available and released by check or ACH (automatic funds transfer) within five (5) business days of receipt of Invoice, BOL, POD, lumper receipt, etc.
Set-up
  • Carrier must sign and return a Quick Pay Addendum.

There are two payment options for Quick Pay - Electronic Funds Transfer or Check

  • For Electronic Funds Transfer, Carrier must complete and return the Funds Transfer Authorization Form.
    • Once we have the Funds Transfer Authorization Form, you will receive an email explaining the ACH validation process.
    • We will send a Prenote to your bank to verify your banking information. The Prenote process will take 8 days for approval. Once approved, ACH will be active for your account.
  • For payment by check no special instructions are necessary.
Payment
  • After delivery, carrier should invoice Werner for the full amount of the load including any additional charges that have been approved by the broker such as Lumper fees.
    • Include all required documents - BOL, Tour Confirmation sheet (please also list the tour number on your invoice), POD, Lumper receipts, etc.
    • Fax all documents to 402.894.3728.
  • When we receive your invoice and proper documentation, we will process the total invoice less the 2% discount. Payment will be submitted or mailed to your company within 5 business days.

All tours (loads) that a Carrier moves for Werner will be paid in the chosen method. If you decide you no longer want to use the Quick Pay process, please call 800.228.2240 and ask for our Carrier Qualifications Department.


Advance Pay:

  • $10 fee per tour for all cash advances
  • 40% of total invoice at pick up
  • Advances are issued via ACH (automatic funds transfer only) after loaded call or email
  • Carrier must e-mail Broker that truck is loaded
    • Subject Line must include Tour Number
    • Body must include carrier name and MC #
  • No cash advances after Empty call
  • Must be able to receive and update loads via EDI or E-mail/EDI process
  • Balance of invoice is paid within 30 days of receipt of Invoice, BOL, POD, lumper receipt, etc., or by Quick Pay. If Quick Pay is requested, the 1.5% deduction is taken from the balance of the invoice.
Set-up
  • Carrier must sign Pay Advance Addendum and complete the Funds Transfer Authorization Form.
    • Once we have the Funds Transfer Authorization Form, you will receive an email explaining the ACH validation process.
    • We will send a Prenote to your bank to verify your banking information. The Prenote process will take 8 days for approval. Once approved, ACH will be active for your account.
Collecting Pay Advance
  • Tour (load) acceptance and tracking must be done using EDI or e-mail.
  • Once the load is actually picked up, a carrier needs to make loaded confirmation call immediately by EDI, e-mail, or phone.
    • After we receive the loaded confirmation, an email is sent to our accounting department to process the 30% prepay to your account.
    • If we receive the loaded call by 4:00 PM Central time, we will process payment that day and it will be in your account within 24-48 hours depending on the processing time of your bank.
    • Any loaded updates received after 4:00 PM Central time will be processed the next business day and will deposit 24-48 hours after that.
Final Payment
  • After delivery, carrier should invoice Werner for the full amount of the load including any additional charges that have been approved by the broker such as Lumper fees.
    • Include all required documents - BOL, Tour Confirmation sheet (please also list the tour number on your invoice), POD, Lumper receipts, etc.
  • When we receive your invoice and proper documentation, we will process a $10 administration fee for the Advance Pay, deduct the 40% advance amount and pay the final balance. If you have chosen to use the Quick Pay process for your final payment, a 2% deduction will also be taken from the balance due before payment is sent.
  • All payments will be sent via Electronic Funds Transfer directly into your selected bank account and will deposit within 24-48 hours depending on your banks processing time.

All tours (loads) that a Carrier moves for Werner will be paid in the chosen method. If you decide you no longer want to use the Advance Pay process, please call 800.228.2240 and ask for our Carrier Qualifications Department.

Note: If you choose Quick Pay, Advance Pay, or both, all invoices will be handled using that payment method. If you decide you no longer want to use these payment options, just give us a call at 800.228.2240 and ask for Carrier Qualifications.