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Werner Celebrates 500th Veteran Spouse Hire

September, 22, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce its 500th veteran spouse hire.

Jared Puckett, from Rockmart, Georgia, is the 500th veteran spouse to join Werner since May 2013. Currently, Puckett is a company driver on a dedicated account in Alabama. He graduated from Yuma Truck Driving School in Arizona before joining Werner on Aug. 15, 2016. Puckett is a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve and his wife is a U.S. Navy veteran.

“Werner’s commitment to military veterans and their spouses has remained solid throughout the years,” said Associate Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach. “In 2016, G.I. Jobs magazine selected Werner as the No. 3 Military Friendly Spouse Employer. Since joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership in May 2013, Werner has continued to lead the way as a top military friendly workplace for our military veterans and their spouses.”

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. The Werner Logistics 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.

Source: Werner Enterprises, Inc.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.

Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065

Director of Corporate Communications

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