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Werner Enterprises Named a 2016 Top Green Provider

June, 27, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, was recently named a 2016 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine.

The annual list recognizes companies whose products, services and exemplary leadership successfully enhance sustainability within the food and beverage industry. 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.

“It is an honor to be recognized for our sustainability efforts and this accomplishment reinforces our commitment to our environmental conservation initiatives,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.

Werner incorporates industry-leading sustainability efforts into its business model, including installing diesel-fired heating systems to reduce truck idle time, using aerodynamic trucks and trailers, using tire inflation systems and the newest diesel technology. This year’s list includes grocers, 3PLs, cold storage providers, pallet and packaging manufacturers, software and technology companies and others who elevate sustainability to a competitive advantage in our industry. Companies on this year’s list are profiled in the June 2016 print issue of Food 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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