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Werner Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week


OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, will host a weeklong celebration coinciding with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week from Sept. 10-16, that will include events at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, and locations nationwide.

“Werner looks forward to these opportunities, not just this week but year-round, to show our gratitude for more than three million professional drivers’ hard work, commitment and overall dedication to safety,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers.

In addition to providing professional drivers with complimentary meals and appreciation gifts, Werner will honor five elite drivers who have recently achieved rare two million and three million accident-free milestones on Friday, Sept. 15, in a ceremony at its global headquarters. A live remote broadcast of Road Dog Trucking News on SiriusXM ch. 146 from 1-3 p.m. CT will cap off celebrations in Omaha, Nebraska.

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. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, final mile 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 www.werner.com.

Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
402.895.6640 ext. 2065

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