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Werner Enterprises Signs Statement of Support for Employee Service in the National Guard and Reserve

June, 18, 2015

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2015-- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that Bob Synowicki, Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) executive vice president of Driver Resources, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve. Synowicki signed the pledge during a June 18 ceremony at Werner’s headquarters in Omaha, Neb. He was joined by Tom Bullock, ESGR chief of employer outreach.

“Werner is honored and excited to offer so many lifelong career opportunities for our veterans and their spouses,” Synowicki said. “We are proud to make this pledge and reinforce our commitment to support our military.”

The ESGR Statement of Support program is the cornerstone of ESGR’s efforts to gain and maintain employer support of the Guard and Reserve. The intent of this program is to increase employer support by encouraging employers to act as advocates for employee participation in the military.

“Today, supportive employers are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units,” Bullock said. “Werner Enterprises is setting a high standard for all Nebraska employers to follow the lead in providing above and beyond support of Nebraska’s veterans, many of whom currently serve in the Guard and Reserve. By meeting the Statement of Support criteria, Werner Enterprises will stand proudly with their Guard and Reserve employees who continue to answer their nation’s call to defend our way of life. Their personal sacrifices are essential to the strength of our nation.”

About Werner Enterprises, Inc.
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 www.werner.com.

About ESGR
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense office established in 1972 to develop and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service. ESGR advocates relevant initiatives, recognizes outstanding support, increases awareness of applicable laws, and resolves conflict between service members and employers. Paramount to ESGR's mission is encouraging the employment of Guardsmen and Reservists who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce.

More information about ESGR Employer Outreach is available at www.ESGR.mil or by contacting Jacqueline Leeker, Employer Outreach, at (571) 372-0690, or by email at Jacqueline.N.Leeker.civ@mail.mil.

Source: Werner Enterprises, Inc.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications
fthayer@werner.com

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