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Werner Enterprises Celebrates Driver Appreciation Week during 60th Anniversary

September, 08, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, will host a weeklong celebration coinciding with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 11-17 that will include events at both its global headquarters and locations nationwide. Werner will dedicate the week to honoring the dedication and service of the more than 3 million professional drivers who deliver freight safely and efficiently across the country.

“We welcome these opportunities, not just this week but yearlong, when we can express our appreciation and celebrate professional drivers for the positive impact they make on our nation,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.

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 Monday, Sept. 12, at its Laredo, Texas, terminal to honor three drivers on achieving 2 and 3 million accident-free miles.

A live remote broadcast of the SiriusXM radio show “Road Dog Trucking News,” from 1-3 p.m. CDT, will cap off celebrations at Werner’s global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday, Sept. 16. As Werner celebrates its 60th year in business, the radio show panel will feature professional drivers and executive team members, highlighting the crucial role drivers play in Americans' daily lives.

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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