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Werner Enterprises Recognized as a 2015 Top Green Provider

June, 25, 2015

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recently was named as a 2015 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine. Werner was recognized as an organization that focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain and exceeds industry standards in its sector.

“As a member of the transportation industry, we maintain our strong commitment to sustainability,” said President and COO Derek Leathers. “To be recognized as a Top Green Provider is not only an honor, but also a positive indication that our initiatives align with our goals to improve the environment.”

Werner has made significant contributions toward a cleaner, more energy-efficient environment by conserving more than 120 million gallons of fuel since 2007 and reducing its carbon footprint by more than 1.3 million tons. The company incorporates industry-leading sustainability efforts into its business model, including installing diesel-fired heating systems to reduce truck idle time, utilizing aerodynamic trucks, equipping trailers with trailer skirts, using tire inflation systems and implementing the newest diesel technology.

The Top Green Providers list honors organizations that utilize products, services and exemplary leadership to successfully enhance sustainability within the food and beverage industry. This year’s list includes grocers, 3PLs, cold storage providers, pallet and packaging manufacturers, software and technology companies and others whose products and services are elevating sustainability to a competitive advantage in our industry. Companies on this year’s Top Green Providers list are profiled in the June 2015 print issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at

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

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

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