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Werner Enterprises Named 2015 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year

April, 28, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, was recently named the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) Carrier of the Year in the National Truckload category for the third year in a row, marking the sixth time in seven years the company has received the award.

The prestigious, shipper-selected award recognizes carriers that demonstrate excellence in performance and value. Werner received the award for its superior customer service, outstanding business relationships, competitive pricing, leadership in technology and operational excellence.

“It’s truly an honor to be recognized by the shipping community and awarded Carrier of the Year for the third year in a row,” said President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers. “This demonstrates our commitment to be the leader in freight transportation innovation by providing global transportation solutions tailored to meet our customers’ unique needs.”

Werner accepted the award during the annual NASSTRAC Shippers Conference and Transportation Expo April 24-27 in Orlando, Florida. NASSTRAC is a trade association providing education, advocacy, connections and solutions to shippers and carriers since 1952.

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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