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Three Werner Enterprises Drivers Qualify for National Truck Driving Championships

June, 07, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce that three of our professional drivers have qualified for the National Truck Driving Championships after taking first place in their classes at the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships.

David Korkosz took first place in the Straight Truck Class, Larry Derr took first place in the Three-Axle Class and Terry Durham took first place in the Flatbed Class, earning a trip to the national competition in Indianapolis, Indiana, Aug. 10-13.

Philip Delauder Sr. took second place in the Step Van Class and Tim Dean took second place in the Tanker Class.

“Werner Enterprises is proud to hire the most elite drivers in the industry,” said President and CEO Derek Leathers. “These achievements are a testament to these professional drivers’ hard work, professionalism and commitment to safety.”

Eight Werner professional drivers competed in the 2016 Nebraska Truck Driving Championships on June 3-4 in Grand Island, Nebraska. The competition has four phases including a written exam, a vehicle inspection, an interview with law enforcement and a driving skills test. Winners in each class advance to the National Truck Driving Championships.

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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