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Werner Enterprises Named to "Best of the Best" List

June, 22, 2015

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recently has been named to U.S. Veteran Magazine’s 2015 Best of the Best Top Veteran Friendly Companies list.

“As an organization, we make it a priority to create career opportunities for men and women transitioning from military to civilian life,” said Derek Leathers, president and COO. “To be recognized as a leader in support of our veterans is high praise for our military hiring program.”

As a military friendly employer, Werner has hired more than 6,200 veterans and more than 290 veteran spouses in the last three years, surpassing the pledge it made in 2012 under the White House campaign Joining Forces to hire 1,000 veterans per year for the next five years. Werner has pledged to hire 2,200 veterans and 200 veteran spouses in 2015.

U.S. Veteran Magazine’s Best of the Best annual review is an evaluation of the nation's employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. The publication polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year’s evaluations.

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

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