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Werner Celebrates 5,000th Veteran Apprenticeship Program Enrollee

July, 07, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce the enrollment of the 5,000th veteran in its Professional Truck Driver Apprenticeship Program.

Charles Doster, from Cordele, Georgia, is the 5,000th veteran to use his or her GI Bill benefits to enroll in Werner’s apprenticeship program. Currently, Doster serves in the Georgia Army National Guard as a truck driver/supply specialist. He attended Roadmaster Drivers School in Jacksonville, Florida, before joining Werner.

“Werner deeply values and appreciates all veterans and their spouses for the sacrifices they make while serving our country,” said Associate Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach. “It has been our mission to create the best career opportunities available for veterans transitioning to civilian careers.”

In 2006, Werner partnered with the Department of Labor and the Department of Veterans Affairs to start the industry's first Professional Truck Driver Apprenticeship Program.

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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