Werner Enterprises to Host Driver Appreciation Week
OMAHA, Neb. -- September 12, 2013
Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
provider, will host a weeklong celebration that coincides with National Truck
Driver Appreciation Week at its global headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Sept.
15-21. The Company will devote the week to honoring the dedication and service
of the more than 3 million professional drivers on the roads delivering
freight throughout the nation.
“This week is a celebration on behalf of the men and women who do so much for
us as consumers and are so vital to the success of our organization,” said
Derek Leathers, president and COO of Werner Enterprises. “Professional drivers
are the lifeblood of our country as they deliver our needed goods and
services. We can’t thank them enough for all they do.”
Werner has more than 9,300 professional drivers, including more than 1,500 who
have achieved 1 million safe driving miles or more. In addition to serving
meals and sponsoring giveaways at all 12 terminal locations and various
dedicated sites, Werner will host a driver recognition ceremony Sept. 20 in
Omaha to honor the most recent drivers to achieve 2 million or more safe
driving miles. For more information about Werner’s Driver Appreciation Week or
to learn more about Werner Enterprises opportunities, go to drivewerner.com.
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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