View all news

Werner Receives Extraordinary Employer Support Award

July, 13, 2016

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recently received the Extraordinary Employer Support Award, recognizing its sustained support to the Reserve components of the United States Armed Forces.

“Receiving this award is an honor that reflects our company’s commitment to all veterans and those currently serving in the National Guard and Reserves,” said Associate Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach. “Employers are critical to fostering cultures of support and value for service members transitioning between military and civilian roles.”

Presented by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), this prestigious award is only attainable by prior recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award or the Pro Patria Award after demonstrating sustained support for three years.

Werner was recognized twice with the Pro Patria Award, the highest recognition bestowed by a state ESGR committee. As a military friendly employer, Werner has hired more than 7,800 veterans since 2011, and more than 400 veteran spouses.

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

Multimedia Files:

Categories: Press Releases
View all news