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Werner Enterprises Opens New Detroit Terminal

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2012-- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, has recently opened a new terminal in Brownstown Charter Township near Detroit. The new ten-acre site includes a full-service maintenance shop, many driver amenities and serves as a strong strategic addition to Werner Enterprises’ extensive terminal network.

The terminal is located south of the Detroit, Michigan/Windsor, Ontario region, which is the primary border crossing point to facilitate freight for Werner’s continually expanding customer base in eastern Canada.

“We are very excited to add this site to our network, which will further enhance our service offerings for our customers,” said Derek Leathers, president and chief operating officer of Werner Enterprises. “This most recent investment allows us to support additional growth and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing cross border solutions for our customers.”

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. Werner's Value Added Services 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.

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.

Source: Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises
Fred Thayer, 402-895-6640 ext. 2065
Director of Corporate Communications