Werner Enterprises Honors Veterans, Receives Recognition

  Werner Enterprises Honors Veterans, Receives Recognition

Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb. -- November 11, 2013

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
company, prides itself on the success of its military hiring program and has
taken measures to promote military awareness within its company culture.
Werner held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor its veteran associates Nov. 11 in
the main lobby of its global headquarters. Guest speakers included Werner
President and COO Derek Leathers, Vice President of Human Resources Chris
Polenz, Director of Government and Field Recruiting Jim Morbach and
professional driver David Conkling.

“Werner has made honoring our veterans and their sacrifices a part of our
company culture,” Leathers said. “We place a heavy emphasis on the recruitment
and hiring of veterans, as they contribute value and integrity to our

Werner continues to receive recognition for its support of our country’s
veterans and was named this week by GI Jobs magazine as both a “Top 100
Military Friendly Employer for 2014” and a “Top 50 Military Spouse Employer
for 2014.” The magazine ranks companies on the strength of their military
recruiting efforts, percentage of new hires with prior military service and
policies toward National Guard and Reserve services.

Werner widely has been acknowledged for its efforts to ease the transition of
military veterans into the workplace. Programs like Werner’s Professional
Truck Driver Apprenticeship, which allows veterans to use their benefits to
pay for training while receiving on-the-job instruction, earned Werner an
invitation to an event hosted by the president, first lady and vice president.
Werner was recognized at this event by Joining Forces, the White House’s
military hiring campaign. In a continuation of its efforts, Werner pledged to
hire a minimum of 1,000 veterans in 2013 and more than 5,000 veterans in the
next five years. The total number of Werner veteran associates hired
year-to-date is 1,153. Military veterans comprise approximately 20 percent of
Werner’s workforce, with nine associates currently deployed.

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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