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Werner Enterprises Named 2018 Best for Vets Employer

May, 07, 2018

OMAHA, Neb., May 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics company, was recently designated a Best for Vets Employer by Military Times for the fourth consecutive year.

The survey-based ranking includes several performance areas, including: number of military veteran associates, exemplary hiring efforts, military veteran spouse policies, company culture and employment benefits.

“We are honored to have a strong veteran and veteran spouse workforce at Werner,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We appreciate the opportunity to support those who have sacrificed to serve our nation.”

Werner is widely acknowledged as an industry leader in military hiring initiatives, with veteran and veteran spouses comprising 20 percent of its workforce. As a military-friendly employer, Werner has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans and 250 veteran spouses in 2018. To view the publication’s annual list, click here.

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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