OMAHA, Neb., April 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, presented the Nebraska State Patrol Foundation a donation to cover all costs for an additional police service dog in a ceremony at the company’s global headquarters.
“It is an honor to partner with local law enforcement to secure a safer community,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “This contribution reinforces our commitment to safety as our number one priority.”
The nonprofit organization’s Police Service Dog Division aids in the detection of controlled substances, locating lost or missing persons and apprehending suspects. Werner’s partnership with law enforcement at the city, state and federal level will continue to make our roads and communities safer.
Werner also displayed its new Operation Hero truck during the presentation, representing Werner’s commitment, support and respect for first responders everywhere. The unique Operation Hero truck features both law enforcement and firefighters on a Kenworth T680.
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 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.
Contact: Fred Thayer, Director of Corporate Communications
Werner Enterprises, Inc.
402.895.6640 ext. 2065
Source: Werner Enterprises, Inc.