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Werner Enterprises Supports the 2017 Special Olympics Convoy

09/12/2017

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, supports the World’s Largest Truck Convoy® from Hastings, Nebraska, to Grand Island, Nebraska, from Sept. 15 through Sept. 16, to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics.

“The World’s Largest Truck Convoy® is our favorite event each year,” said Werner two million accident-free mile professional driver Larry Derr. “It’s a rewarding opportunity to volunteer in the community and interact with the athletes.”

The truck convoy will start at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Hastings and end at Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island. This year, 20 Werner professional drivers will partake in the 15th annual event, which will raise funds to benefit the more than 5,000 Special Olympic athletes in 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; 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 www.werner.com.

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

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