Frequently Asked Questions
How do I become a carrier for Werner?
To become a carrier with Werner, visit our onboarding site.
What do I need to become an approved carrier?
Our onboarding site will walk you through the process, but to become an approved carrier we will require that you provide the following:
- Provide proof of insurance
- Minimum $100,000 cargo insurance
- Minimum $1,000,000 auto liability
- Minimum $1,000,000 general liability preferred
- Insurer with B+V or better A.M. best rating
- Other requirements per completed contract
- Complete an electronic contract
- Complete a carrier profile
- Have operating authority
- Must have a valid interstate or intrastate authority (intrastate-only carrier must also have an active U.S. DOT number)
- Must have been in business a minimum of two months
- Provide complete tax forms
How long does it take to go through the qualification process?
On average, the carrier onboarding process typically takes about 10-15 minutes.
How do I sign up for Werner’s load board, Werner EDGE for Carriers?
Once you are set up as an approved carrier with Werner, you can access Werner EDGE here. On the menu bar on the left-hand side, click “sign-up”.
What are my freight options?
Werner has a variety of freight options for alliance carriers. These include full truckload for van, flatbed and reefer.
Is there a cost to use Werner EDGE for Carriers?
There is no cost to use our self-service platform, Werner EDGE.
Is Werner EDGE for Carriers mobile friendly?
Werner EDGE is a mobile friendly platform and you can access available loads here.
If I have a question about a load on Werner EDGE, who do I contact?
If you have questions about the load, please contact Werner at 800.346.2820.
Can I book power only loads through Werner EDGE for Carriers?
At this time, carriers are not able to book power only loads through Werner EDGE, but that feature is coming soon. Werner EDGE is a feedback-driven platform so there are many exciting new features coming in the future to meet our carriers’ needs.
How can I sign up to be a power only carrier?
To become a power only carrier, you can get in touch with our team by emailing [email protected] or call 800.848.5218.
How quickly do I receive payment?
It depends on the payment profile you have set up. If you are factoring, you get paid based on your factoring company’s terms. If you have Quick Pay, you will receive your payment within five days of when the invoice is received.
Interested in Learning More?
Contact us today to learn more about Werner EDGE for Carriers.