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Werner Enterprises Named a 2016 Green Supply Chain Partner

June, 10, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recently was named a 2016 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics magazine. Werner was recognized as an organization that focuses on sustainability and will be profiled in a special G75 issue of Inbound Logistics, featuring the 75 leading companies for green supply chain management and logistics partners.

“To be recognized as a Green Supply Chain Partner is not only an honor, but also a positive indication that our sustainability initiatives align with our goals to improve the environment,” said President and CEO Derek Leathers.

Werner has made significant contributions toward a cleaner, more energy-efficient environment by conserving more than 150 million gallons of fuel since 2007 and reducing its carbon footprint by more than 1.7 million tons. The company incorporates industry-leading sustainability efforts into its business model, including installing diesel-fired heating systems to reduce truck idle time, utilizing aerodynamic trucks, equipping trailers with trailer skirts, using tire inflation systems and implementing the newest diesel technology.

The 75 Green Supply Chain Partners list honors organizations that demonstrate green best practices in their supply chain, logistics and transportation operations. Companies were considered for their corporate sustainability initiatives, collaborative customer-driven projects and participation in public-private partnerships. This year’s 75 Green Supply Chain Partners list will be profiled in the June 2016 print issue of Inbound Logistics and online at

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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