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08/31/15Werner Enterprises to Participate in Two Investment Conferences
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) ("Werner"), one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, announced that John J. Steele, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the following investment conferences in September 2015. RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference: Wednesday, September 9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, pre... 
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08/28/15Werner Enterprises Announces Management Changes
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) announced the following management changes after its Board of Directors meeting on August 27, 2015. As Werner Enterprises continues to develop its talented management team, Greg Werner has decided this is the perfect time to retire as Chief Executive Officer. Accordingly, the Board of Directors elected founder and Chairman C.L. Werner as Chief Executive Of... 
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08/17/15Werner Enterprises Increases Quarterly Dividend
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 17, 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 $.060 (6.0 cents) per common share payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 5, 2015. This dividend is a $.010 per share increase (or 20%) compared to the Company’s previous quarterly d... 
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08/13/15Werner Enterprises Selected as a 2015 Top 100 3PL Provider
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has been recognized as a 2015 Top 100 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics magazine. Werner was selected as a leader in offering innovative solutions that empower logistics and supply chain excellence. “We are proud to be named a Top 100 3PL Provider,” said President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leather... 
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08/12/15Werner Enterprises Announces Management Changes
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) announced the following management changes after its Board of Directors meeting yesterday. C.L. Werner was elected Chairman and Gary Werner was elected Vice Chairman, after Gary stepped down as Chairman to spend more time with his family. Gary has dedicated his life to the company spending nearly 40 years in a variety of positions at Werner, including President, ... 
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07/20/15Werner Enterprises Reports Second Quarter 2015 Revenues and Record Second Quarter Earnings
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN), one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, reported revenues and record second quarter earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Summarized financial results for second quarter 2015 compared to second quarter 2014 are as follows (dollars in thousands, except per share data): ... 
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07/01/15Werner Enterprises Receives a Bronze Telly Award
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, was selected from nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents as a recipient of a Bronze Telly Award in an online video category. “The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards. “Werner Enterprises’ accomplis... 
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06/25/15Werner Enterprises Recognized as a 2015 Top Green Provider
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recently was named as a 2015 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine. Werner was recognized as an organization that focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain and exceeds industry standards in its sector. “As a member of the transportation industry, we maintain our strong commitment t... 
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06/22/15Werner Enterprises Named to "Best of the Best" List
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 22, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, recently has been named to U.S. Veteran Magazine’s 2015 Best of the Best Top Veteran Friendly Companies list. “As an organization, we make it a priority to create career opportunities for men and women transitioning from military to civilian life,” said Derek Leathers, president and COO. “To be recognized as a ... 
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06/18/15Werner Enterprises Signs Statement of Support for Employee Service in the National Guard and Reserve
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2015-- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that Bob Synowicki, Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) executive vice president of Driver Resources, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve. Synowicki signed the pledge during a June 18 ceremony at Werner’s headquarters in Omaha, Neb. He was joined by Tom Bullock, ESGR chief of employer out... 
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06/12/15Werner Enterprises Honored Professional Drivers for Safety Achievements
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, honored four professional drivers earlier this week for their safety achievements during the company’s Second Quarter Associate Recognition Ceremony at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Gary Higgins and Robert Fluharty received 3 million mile accident-free awards, while Gary Gray and Jeff Wessinger each were pr... 
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06/08/15Werner Enterprises Announces Quarterly Dividend
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 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 July 6, 2015. This dividend will be paid on July 21, 2015. Werner Enterprises has paid a quarterly cash divid... 
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05/22/15Werner Enterprises is the Official Trucking Company of the 2015 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is proud to announce it is the official trucking company of the 75th Annual 2015 Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. “We are extremely excited and honored to take part in this long-standing iconic event,” said Werner President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers. “As a transportation leader for nearly 60 years, we... 
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05/19/15Werner Enterprises Receives Eight American Inhouse Design Awards
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2015-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is proud to announce it has received eight 2015 American Inhouse Design Awards by Graphic Design USA magazine. Werner was recognized in the following categories: Advertising, Corporate Identity Programs, Direct Mail, Environmental Graphics, Internet/Intranet Design and Multimedia & Interactive. Award-winning ... 
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05/13/15Werner Enterprises to Participate in Three Investment Conferences
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2015-- Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) ("Werner"), one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, announced that John J. Steele, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the following investment conferences in May 2015. Wolfe Research 8th Annual Global Transportation Conference: Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in New York City, New York, truckload... 
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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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