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Werner Logistics Opens New Laredo Office


OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Werner Logistics office in Laredo, Texas, on Friday, Dec. 8.

Werner Logistics welcomed associates, customers, carriers, and state and local officials to unveil its fun, new environment designed for the changing workforce needs in the logistics industry. U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) presented a Congressional Certificate of Recognition to Werner Logistics in honor of the grand opening and joined President and CEO Derek Leathers for the official ribbon cutting ceremony.

“We are excited to have this opportunity to expand our vision for our Werner Logistics office and grow our talent pool,” said Senior Vice President of Werner Logistics Matt Parry. “This expansion to our premier facility also will continue to allow us to be the number one cross-border provider.”

Werner’s new office is located at 13365 Port Drive. The company anticipates the office will create 50-100 new jobs within the next few years. Werner Logistics encompasses Werner’s fully developed intermodal, brokerage, freight management and global portfolio service offerings and operates in over 150 countries. Werner Logistics is a comprehensive top 20 logistics provider, generating over $400 million in revenue each year.

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

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