Werner Enterprises Honors Veterans and Receives an Award

  Werner Enterprises Honors Veterans and Receives an Award

Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb. -- November 12, 2012

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
company, honored its veteran associates with a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9 in
the main lobby of its global headquarters in the same week as being named a
“Top 100 Military Friendly Employer for 2013.” Werner President and COO Derek
Leathers spoke at the ceremony. In addition, Werner displayed the “Remembering
Our Fallen” exhibit which features photographs commemorating men and women
from Nebraska and western Iowa who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving
in Afghanistan and Iraq.

“We are very proud that it has become a tradition here at Werner to honor
Veterans Day,” stated Leathers. “It is extremely important to pay tribute to
those who have given their lives in pursuit of our freedom as well as give
proper recognition to our veteran associates.”

Werner was selected as a “Top 100 Military Friendly Employer for 2013” by GI
Jobs magazine based on the strength of its military recruiting efforts, the
percentage of new hires with prior military service and policies toward
National Guard and Reserve services. The list of Military Friendly Employers
is determined via an annual, data-driven survey conducted by Victory Media,

“Werner strategically recruits and employs talented men and women who have
served in the armed forces,” said Leathers. “These mission-minded individuals
add a depth of quality to our workforce that is invaluable in terms of
renewable skills and dedication.”

Werner has been widely acknowledged for its successful programs designed for
military veterans who transition to the workplace. Werner’s Professional Truck
Driver Apprenticeship program allows veterans to use Veterans Education
Benefits to pay for training while providing structured on-the-job instruction
for up to one year. Werner also has a team of hiring specialists dedicated to
assisting veteran associates with their benefits. Military veterans comprise
approximately 20 percent of Werner’s workforce with 24 associates currently

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 van, temperature-controlled and flatbed;
medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; and expedited services. Werner's
Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage,
intermodal and international 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.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select
Market^SM under the symbol “WERN”. For further information about Werner, visit
the company’s website at www.werner.com.


Werner Enterprises
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications
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