OMAHA, Neb., April 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is honored to announce its selection for the 2017 Distinguished Service Award by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) for its outstanding efforts in support of military veterans and veteran spouses through its Operation Freedom hiring program.
MOAA is an independent, nonprofit organization and the nation’s largest association of military officers representing the interests of military service members and their families. As a military friendly employer, Werner has pledged to hire 2,000 veterans and 250 veteran spouses in 2017.
“We are honored to have a strong veteran and veteran spouse workforce at Werner and we value the opportunity to support those who have dedicated themselves to serving our country,” said Associate Vice President of Student and Government Recruiting Jim Morbach.
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.