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05/05/15Werner Enterprises to Host The Wall That Heals
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider nationally recognized for its support of our country’s military veterans, will be the proud host of The Wall That Heals at its global headquarters May 7 - 10 as it makes a historic stop in Omaha. The Wall That Heals is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. that is being transporte... 
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04/23/15Werner Professional Driver Has Truck Stop Renamed in His Honor
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2015-- Werner professional driver Micheal Sheeds was recognized as a recipient of the 2015 Citizen Driver Award with an April 22 unveiling ceremony that renamed the I-10 and exit 581 Petro Stopping Center in San Antonio, Texas, in his honor. Presented by TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, the award recognizes professional drivers who ins... 
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04/22/15Werner Enterprises Reports Improved First Quarter 2015 Revenues and Earnings
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 22, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN), one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, reported improved revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Summarized financial results for first quarter 2015 compared to first quarter 2014 are as follows (dollars in thousands, except per share data):   ... 
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04/22/15Werner Enterprises Celebrates Earth Day at Global Headquarters
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 22, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, observed Earth Day Wednesday, April 22, at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Steve Phillips, senior vice president of Fleet Resources, presented an update on Werner’s current sustainability improvements and initiatives. “We are very proud of our ongoing sustainability results,” Phillips said. “O... 
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04/15/15Werner Enterprises Named to Best for Vets: Employers 2015 Rankings
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, was recognized by Military Times with a spot on its Best for Vets: Employers 2015 Rankings. This is the second time Werner has been named to the list, which is based on a nearly 90-question analysis of a company’s efforts to connect with veterans and provide an environment for success. “Werner has made it... 
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04/01/15Werner Enterprises Recognized with ESGR Awards
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is proud to announce that both the company and one of its associates were recently honored with two prestigious awards from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Werner was recognized with the Pro Patria Award, the highest level award that may be bestowed by a state ESGR committee. Recipients demo... 
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03/30/15Werner Professional Driver Receives 2015 Citizen Driver Award
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2015-- Werner professional driver Micheal Sheeds of Bandera, Texas, has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Citizen Driver Award. Presented by TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, the award recognizes professional drivers who inspire public respect and admiration for the truck driving profession. “Micheal is a great example, both pers... 
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03/23/15Werner Enterprises Announces Quarterly Dividend
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 23, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN), one of the nation’s largest transportation and logistics companies, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.050 (5.0 cents) per common share payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 20, 2015. This dividend will be paid on May 5, 2015. Werner Enterprises has paid a quarterly cash divi... 
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03/06/15Werner Enterprises Honors Professional Drivers for Safety Achievements
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recognized four professional drivers on March 5 for their safety achievements during the company’s First Quarter Associate Recognition Ceremony at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. David Cooke was honored with a 3 million mile accident-free award, while Daniel Winterbottom, David Vandergriff and Roderic Young e... 
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02/24/15Werner Enterprises President and COO Discusses West Coast Port Challenges on CNBC
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) President and COO Derek Leathers appeared on CNBC's “Fast Money” Monday, Feb. 23, with host Melissa Lee. During the live interview, Leathers discussed the impact of the West Coast port strike and what organizations like Werner can expect from the recent agreement to resume operations at 29 West Coast shipping terminals after nine months of negotiations. “With 80... 
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02/20/15Werner Enterprises and Senator Deb Fischer Honor Professional Driver with Flag Presentation
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, along with U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, today honored professional driver and military veteran David Green with a presentation at its company headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Green recently earned a spot on the prestigious American Trucking Associations (ATA) 2015-2016 America’s Road Team, and a flag was flown ... 
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01/29/15Werner Enterprises Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014 Revenues and Earnings
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN), one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, reported revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. Summarized financial results for fourth quarter and year 2014 compared to fourth quarter and year 2013 are as follows (dollars in thousands, except per share data): ... 
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01/20/15Werner Enterprises to Participate in Three Transportation Conferences
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) ("Werner"), one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, announced that Derek J. Leathers, President and Chief Operating Officer, and John J. Steele, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the following two transportation investment conferences in February. Stifel Nicolaus Transportation ... 
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01/16/15Werner Enterprises Surpasses Veteran Hiring Goals and Introduces New Freedom Truck Design
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is proud to announce an update on the success of its veteran hiring campaign and introduce the new military-themed truck design that made its debut on the fifth addition to Werner’s Operation Freedom fleet. Werner has hired more than 5,100 veterans in the last three years, surpassing the pledge it made in 2012 un... 
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01/15/15Werner Enterprises Driver Named as ATA Road Team Captain
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) professional driver David Green has been named to the 2015-2016 American Trucking Associations (ATA) America’s Road Team. Selected from 31 finalists who competed this week before a panel of judges near ATA’s Arlington, Virginia, headquarters, Green will serve as a captain with 18 other professional drivers. “We congratulate David Green on his selection to Ameri... 
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01/14/15Werner Enterprises Adds Fifth Driver to Freedom Fleet
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider and award-winning military friendly employer, added a fifth driver to its Operation Freedom fleet. During a ceremony today at its Fontana, California, terminal, Werner President and COO Derek Leathers welcomed professional driver J.W. Ray, a 6-year Army veteran, to the Freedom fleet. “This is a great opport... 
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