Werner Enterprises Named 2013 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year
OMAHA, Neb. -- April 01, 2013
Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
provider, has been named the 2013 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year for the
National Truckload category. The prestigious award, sponsored by NASSTRAC and
Logistics Management magazine, recognizes carriers that demonstrate excellence
in performance and results. Werner Enterprises was specifically recognized for
its exceptional customer service, outstanding business relationships,
competitive pricing, operational excellence and proven leadership in
technology. Werner was previously named the NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year for
the National Truckload category in 2009, 2010 and 2011. In 2012, Werner
received the NASSTRAC Ovation Award.
“To be recognized as the NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year is a true testament to
the hard work of our professional drivers, maintenance associates and office
associates,” stated Derek Leathers, president and COO of Werner Enterprises.
“We strive year over year to be a leader and an innovator in global
transportation and logistics and to receive this award reaffirms that we are
achieving that goal.”
Werner Enterprises will accept the award on Tuesday, April 23, at the NASSTRAC
Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo in Orlando, Fla. NASSTRAC, also
known as the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council, is a trade
association that has provided education, advocacy, connections and solutions
to shippers and carriers since 1952.
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.
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications
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