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Werner Enterprises Honored Professional Drivers for Safety Achievements

June, 12, 2015

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, honored four professional drivers earlier this week for their safety achievements during the company’s Second Quarter Associate Recognition Ceremony at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Gary Higgins and Robert Fluharty received 3 million mile accident-free awards, while Gary Gray and Jeff Wessinger each were presented with a 2 million mile accident-free award.

“Their years of service and their safety accomplishments exemplify a superior level of loyalty and commitment,” said Eric Downing, vice president of Dedicated Services. “Each day behind the wheel, they make the right choices and, in turn, support the mission of our company.”

To date, 1,258 professional Werner drivers have achieved 1 million accident-free miles, 184 have reached 2 million accident-free miles, 14 have attained 3 million accident-free miles, two have accomplished 4 million accident-free miles and one has accomplished more than 5 million accident-free miles. Professional Werner drivers who reach safe driving milestones of 1, 2 or 3 million miles are eligible to order a new truck and accessories as part of Werner’s three-tiered Million Mile Safe Driver Truck Program.

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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