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Werner Enterprises Driver Named 2017 Road Warrior

March, 28, 2018

OMAHA, Neb., March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce professional driver and American Trucking Associations Road Team Captain Micheal Sheeds has been named the 2017 Pilot Flying J Road Warrior grand prize winner.

“Mike has been an inspiration to thousands of drivers throughout his 30-year career,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “Werner benefits every day from his outstanding leadership, professionalism, safety and dedication, and Mike is an excellent representative of the transportation industry.”

Sheeds, from Bandera, Texas, has driven more than three million accident-free miles since joining Werner in 1990. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran has trained more than 300 student drivers and was named a Citizen Driver Award winner by TravelCenters of America in 2015. Sheeds is a member of the Truck Buddy International Program and is a voice advocating for Truckers Against Trafficking.

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; medium-to-long haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile 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

Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
402.895.6640 ext. 1002065 

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