Werner Enterprises Thanks Safe Drivers with New Truck Program

  Werner Enterprises Thanks Safe Drivers with New Truck Program

Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb. -- November 25, 2013

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics
company, recently introduced a three-tiered Million Mile Safe Driver Truck
Program designed to recognize professional Werner drivers who have achieved
safe driving milestones of 1, 2 or 3 million miles with new trucks and

“It takes a lot of dedication to strike the perfect balance between
efficiently moving our country’s freight and ensuring the safety of the
motoring public,” said Derek Leathers, president and COO of Werner
Enterprises. “We are fortunate to have quite a few of these exceptional
professional drivers on our team. Drivers who accumulate millions of safe
miles deserve to be recognized for their hard work, and that’s what we plan to
do with this industry-leading program.”

Werner’s new program offers professional drivers the opportunity to order new
trucks equipped with an auxiliary power unit (APU) with 110-volt service and
assorted accessories available depending on the safe driving milestone
achieved. Drivers with 1 million safe driving miles at Werner are eligible to
order a new truck with a special decal package, while drivers with 2 or 3
million safe driving miles at Werner also can choose from accessory packages
and premium upgrades. New trucks ordered within this program will feature a
light or dark blue exterior and remain with the driver until the equipment is
removed from the fleet. Werner’s 2 and 3 million mile drivers are anticipated
to receive their new trucks the first half of 2014, with 1 million mile
drivers following soon after. Werner currently has approximately 570
professional drivers eligible for this program. Overall, more than 1,500
professional Werner drivers have achieved 1 million or more safe driving

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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