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Werner Enterprises to Host Driver Appreciation Week

September, 10, 2015
Werner Enterprises to Host Driver Appreciation Week

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, will host a weeklong celebration to coincide with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 13-19 that will include events at both its global headquarters and locations throughout the country. The company will devote the week to honoring the dedication and service of the more than 3 million professional drivers who deliver freight safely and efficiently throughout the nation.

“This week is really about putting the exclamation point on what we try to do throughout the year,” said Derek Leathers, president and COO. “It’s important to celebrate and highlight the crucial role these men and women play in our daily lives.”

In addition to serving meals and providing gifts at all of its terminal locations and various Dedicated sites, Werner will host a driver recognition ceremony Friday, Sept. 18, in Omaha to honor the most recent drivers to achieve 2 million accident-free miles. The ceremony will be followed by a live remote broadcast of the SiriusXM Radio show “Road Dog Trucking News.”

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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