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Werner Kicks Off Unique Driver Appreciation Spring Celebration

March, 21, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is undertaking an event unique in the industry and recognizing its drivers with a weeklong Driver Appreciation Spring Celebration from March 20-26. Werner executives will travel nationwide to hold ceremonies appreciating professional drivers at terminals across its network.

“As we celebrate our 60th anniversary in business, Werner recognizes that this accomplishment wouldn’t be possible without our elite drivers,” said President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers. “It’s important to the Werner team that we support our professional drivers and appreciate their accomplishments every day.”

Throughout the week, members of the Werner executive team will visit more than 10 terminals across Werner’s network to show their appreciation for drivers with meaningful discussions about the future of the industry. Drivers will receive either free breakfast or lunch and appreciation gifts at all events. Werner has more than 9,000 professional drivers and owner operators traveling approximately 3 million miles each day and supporting a network of 7,500 trucks and more than 24,000 trailers.

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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