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Werner Enterprises Driver Named as ATA Road Team Captain

January, 15, 2015

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) professional driver David Green has been named to the 2015-2016 American Trucking Associations (ATA) America’s Road Team. Selected from 31 finalists who competed this week before a panel of judges near ATA’s Arlington, Virginia, headquarters, Green will serve as a captain with 18 other professional drivers.

“We congratulate David Green on his selection to America’s Road Team,” said Werner President and COO Derek Leathers. “Werner benefits every day from his professionalism, dedication and safety, and we are proud he will be able to share his passion for the trucking industry throughout the country.”

A native of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Green has driven with Werner since 1991 and served more than 20 years as a trainer. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran has achieved more than 2 million accident free miles, has served on Werner's Road Team and currently drives Freedom 2, one of five trucks in Werner’s military-themed truck and trailer fleet.

Founded in 1986 and sponsored by Volvo Trucks since 2002, America’s Road Team represents the country’s more than 3 million professional drivers and serves as an example of the dedication and teamwork needed to deliver America’s freight safely and on time. The new captains will travel the country speaking on behalf of the trucking industry to communities, news media and public officials while maintaining their jobs as full-time professional drivers.

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 MarketSM under the symbol “WERN”. For further information about Werner, visit the company’s website at

Source: Werner Enterprises, Inc.

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

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